Businesses need continued support of their partners to carry out their business in the long term. One of those crucial partners is a supplier whose raw materials are needed for production. A healthy relationship with the vendor needs to be maintained if the company want to be successful in business ups and downs. A vendor well being questionnaire is useful in those contexts to understand whether the relationship is heading in the right direction or not.

Sample Vendor well being questionnaire:

Name of the vendor:   ______________________________

Phone number:   ______________________________

Email address:            ______________________________

Fax:                  ______________________________

Address:            ________________________________________________________

Q1: What kind of business relationship do you intend to develop with your clients?

a)   Short term

b)   Long term

Q2. How do you feel about the business partnership that we have created over the years?

a)   It is a fulfilling relationship

b)   It is a straining relationship

c)   The relationship can get better with more business

d)   Other __________________________________________________________

Q3. Are you happy about the payment methodology adopted by both the firms?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q4. If the answer to the above question is ‘no’, please suggest how can we make the payment methodology better?


Q5. Are you satisfied with the credit period given to our firm?

a)   Yes

b)   No, it can be reduced further

Q6. What are your views on the after sales support asked for by our firm?

a)   It is in line with our contract

b)   It is too nagging and does not prove to be cost effective

c)   Other __________________________________________________________

Q7. Do you want to improve the volume of business that both the firms should have in the near future?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q8. Do you have any suggestions for improvement in our business relationship? If yes, please specify it below.