Jan Brian on sat 30 dec 06
I am a potter, preparing to open a studio. I work for the Air Force
and I purchase re-sale merchandise for our gift shops. We also operate several
businesses for the Air Force which do dustom work such as picture framing,
engraving, and embroidery.
Whenever I purchase goods, I do it by charge card. Items are not to
be charged to my card until the day the order is shipped. For custom work for
our won business, we ask for 1/2 deposit before we order any supplies, and the
rest is due on receipt of the merchandise (when the customer picks up the
I thought these were two ideas that might help you to find a policy
that you could live ( and work) with.