J Cosmo Newbery

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They are getting a little keen now, wanting to get my money before I change my mind:


DEAR SIR,

WE WRITE TO INQUIRE IF YOU HAVE DISPATCHED TO US YOUR VACCINE SAMPLE AS PER OUR REQUEST FOR OUR LABORATORY ANALYSIS BY OUR TEAM OF CHEMISTS.

IT IS IMPORTANT YOU LET US KNOW TO ENABLE US BE ABLE TO COLLECT IT FROM THE COURIOR WITHOUT ANY DELAY IN ORDER TO PROCEED WITH THE BULK PURCHASE AND ITS SUBSEQUENT PAYMENT.

GIVE US THE REAL PICTURE OF THINGS.

THANKS,
YOURS FAITHFULLY,
KEN OPONG


So I head off on a different line. Full of good intentions and thinking of nothing but their herds, of course.

Dear Mr Opong,

I have contacted the supplier. The smallest quantity that they will provide is 12 boxes. This requires a $24,000.00 payment. Not something I keep in a jam jar under the bed.

I find this sort of corporate ethics (or lack of ethics) disturbing.

Companies should provide samples for client assessment as a matter of course or, if they must charge for them, should have smaller amounts than 48 bottles.

I am beginning to feel that if they behave in this manner over a test sample then they are probably untrustworthy in all aspects of their business.

I am seriously considering finding an alternative supplier who will be able to provide a quality product in a professional manner.

I am sure you will agree this is a prudent course of action.

The last thing I would want to do is either not to be able to fulfil my contractual obligations or to find that this very suspect organization is providing substandard vaccine and putting your herds at risk.

Yours sincerely,

J. Cosmo Newbery.


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