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The Following Clauses Apply to all Purchase Orders


1 Right of Entry The buyer and buyers' customer, and their customers, or any applicable regulatory agency will have the right to enter the supplier's facility to perform inspection or ensure compliance to the contract.


2 Acceptance of this order, or the initiating of any process, or the furnishing of any product, or the acceptance of payment, constitutes unconditional acceptance of all requirements as stated within this document and the purchase order by the supplier.


3 Amendments to this order or terms and conditions shall be outlined in writing, via purchase order change notice, and revisions to the purchase order terms and conditions. Rapid Networkswill consider supplier's request to modification of, or exception to, only if such request is made in writing before the acceptance of the order.


4 Packaging and Protection of the product shipped shall be by the PO or best commercial practice to protect product from damage and deterioration.


5 Change Notification where appropriate, the supplier shall notify Rapid Networksof changes in product and process definition where fit, form or function may be affected. Cancellation shall remain the right of the buyer and may be initiated at any time.

6 Non-conformances It is the responsibility of the supplier to inform Rapid Networkswhen it has been determined that a nonconforming product has been shipped to Rapid Networks or its customers and obtain organization approval for nonconforming product disposition.

7 Record Retention Supplier shall retain all records about material/manufacturing process special processes, test, and inspection for a minimum of 10Years or as required by the Rapid Networks customer; Changes to this requirement shall be addressed on the purchase order.

8 Flow down to Sub tiers - Suppliers is required to flow down to their suppliers and sub-tier supplier any requirements that are presented by Rapid Networks


9 Suppliers performanceis monitored based on Quality and Delivery - Goals have been established at 95%; Suppliers shall be informed if the supplier does not meet the goal for three consecutive months. Rapid Networks may determine to flow down a corrective action request any time the supplier is below the goal. Suppliers may be subject to removal from Rapid Networks Approved Supplier List if the supplier does not respond to the corrective action request in a timely manner.


10 Sample Plan When specified on the purchase order, all inspections used for final acceptance of product or services provided shall be conducted to a minimum sample acceptance level in accordance with ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 Sampling Table 1 for inspection activities. General inspection level (II). Lot acceptance shall be at zero, Reject at one


11 Quality Assurance, when specified by purchase order, suppliers shall comply with the AS9100/AS9120/ISO9001 quality system requirements or equivalent.


12 Counterfeit/Suspected Unapproved parts- The supplier agrees not to provide any product where the product cannot be traceable - Supplieris responsible for ensuring that all products are genuine in origin and agrees not to provide any product that is or could in the future be determined as counterfeit, unapproved or suspected unapproved product.


13 Awareness Supplier shall ensure its employees are aware of their contribution to and importance of the following:

  • Product or Service Conformity

  • Product Safety

  • Ethical Behavior


14 Test Reports: Suppliers providing test reports (Chemical, Physical or other) have been authorized with having delegation authority over the content and validation of the test report data to the appropriate specifications.

Suppliers are responsible for the review and validation of any test reports as provided to Rapid Networks; Suppliers are assuring that the test reports meet the appropriate requirement for the product and process. Rapid Networks has the authority to re-validate the test reports at any time for any reason.

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