4.1 If this is a Blanket Contract, we agree to supply Goods or Services to you at the price and
in the manner agreed by this contract: either
4.1.1 for the period fixed by this contract; or if no period is fixed,
4.1.2 for an indefinite period terminable by either side on three months notice.
4.2 You must provide us with a forecast of your demand for Goods or Services subject of this
Blanket Contract, either:
4.2.1 as provided by the specific terms of this contract; or, in default of any such
4.2.2 by way of a rolling forecast forecasting such demand for at least the next
Unless otherwise stated on the forecast, the first monthly requirement set out on each such
forecast shall be a firm order for the stated quantity of Goods or Services.
4.3 You will notify us as soon as possible of any changes in the forecast.
4.4 If you change a forecast or change a firm order under a Blanket Contract, then we shall take
reasonable steps to mitigate any loss which we might suffer.
4.5 If you change a firm order under a Blanket Contract, you shall (subject to our duty to mitigate)
pay us all costs and losses (including loss of profit) suffered by us in consequence thereof.
4.6 If a change in a forecast results:
4.6.1 in our purchasing materials which cannot be used, or
4.6.2 in our employees lacking work to do, or
4.6.3 in part or all of our premises, factories workshops or production lines
standing idle, you agree (subject to our duty to mitigate) to pay us the costs
or losses (but not loss of profit) reasonably attributable thereto.
4.7 We shall use reasonable efforts to meet orders for Goods and Services pursuant to your
forecasts. If, despite reasonable efforts, we will not be able to meet your forecasts, we will
have the option to decline any order placed by you under the Blanket Contract.
4.8 Under a Blanket Contract, you will order Goods or Services, which we shall then deliver in
accordance with your order.
4.9 The consideration for the Blanket Contract is your making of the first order under the
4.10 Unless otherwise agreed, we reserve the right to vary prices to take into account changes in
our labour and overhead rates.