May 19, 2009
[Name of Recipient]
[City, State ZIP Code]
Dear [Name of Recipient]:
I am writing to inquire about the credit policies of [Recipient Company Name].
[Your Company Name] has been in business in the [Name of City] area for [length of time]. We provide [Here describe the products you make or sell, or the services you provide, i.e. We supply linens and uniforms to all the major hospitals in the city.]
[Here describe why you’re looking for credit terms, i.e., We are currently undergoing expansion, and would like to turn to suppliers who can who can handle large orders on a weekly basis, such as your firm, ‘Accordingly we will need a credit limit of approximately $____ at a minimum.]
Please send us all pertinent information on your company’s terms of credit – including a credit application, as well as information on your billing practices.
We look forward to hearing from you.