Suppliers can be selected through the offer process. After pre-selecting a supplier, an organization enters into an agreement with that particular supplier to deliver certain items under certain conditions. When an agreement is concluded, a formal contract is usually signed with the supplier. A framework contract is therefore a long-term sales contract with a supplier. – The conditions of a framework contract apply up to a specified period and cover a certain quantity or predefined value. The main points to consider in the context of a framework contract are the following The delivery plan is a long-term sales contract with the supplier, in which a supplier is required to supply material on specified terms. . . .