The writer provided an excellent reason for the refusal of the position, but also left the door open for a future relationship.
Your assistance has been invaluable. Remember, there are good reasons why bad things happen, so if you're tracking down a problem, here's a chance to show you're "going to work" for the customer.
Here's a way to write the letter note the order of ideas: present, past, future : Dear Ms.
Although we have enjoyed a successful working relationship in the past, we find that we are no longer in need of your services. Business organizations have also got to write letters that contain neither good or bad news from the stand point of the receiver.
I phoned the manufacturer and left a message, but no one got back to me. Unfortunately, in business, one has to undertake the unenviable job of communicating bad news as well. Note: don't try pass blame on to Romulus for what Ms.
When it's time to send a negative business letter to a client, it's important to do what you can to keep your relationship positive even if the message itself isn't.
The advantage of this sequence - which puts the bad news later in the message - is, the bad news is, as we'll see, put on the backburner.
Delivering bad news is not a pleasant experience, but there are ways to lessen the impact and avoid burning bridges. As soon as these arrive, the unit will be fixed and shipped back to the customer.