(c) Necessary instructions. The following declarations must be included in all storage and distribution agreements: (3) ” (the applicant) will provide the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a copy of the agreement (or amendment) signed within 30 days of the conclusion of the contract and will notify the ministry of its termination no later than 30 days before the contract expires. If a decision is made not to conclude the proposed agreement, (the applicant) will notify the broadcasting service within 60 days. (2) Prior written authorization from the U.S. Department of State must be obtained before a duty to transfer the licensed item is contracted by sale or other means to a person or government outside the authorized distribution territory. (1) “If the agreement is approved by the Department of Foreign Affairs, this authorization is not construed by (the applicant) as a transfer of the legality of the agreement from the point of view of the agreement or other applicable laws, nor is the department`s agreement construed as consent or denial of any of the terms or conditions between the parties to the agreement. Proposed storage and distribution agreements (and amendments) are subject to approval by the Arms Controls Directorate. The following information should be included in all these agreements: Temperature-controlled functions: If your products have temperature or climate requirements, you want to ensure that your 3PL partner can protect the integrity of the product in stock. (3) “The parties to this agreement agree that the commitments contained in this agreement do not jeopardize the performance of obligations arising from previous contracts or sub-contracts that the parties have individually or jointly with the United States government.” It is not surprising, however, that the decision ultimately boils down to costs. Contract storage is attractive to companies that appreciate the predictability of a contractual rate set for their business instead of the fluctuating rates associated with commodity exchange. In addition, companies with operations large enough to justify their own facilities may prefer to enter into contracts with a 3PL with a building, as there is less risk (it is relatively easy to change 3PLs, much more difficult to sell a warehouse you own).
(4) “No liability is assigned to the U.S. government for a possible violation of private patents or property rights in Switzerland or abroad because of the United States.