This Agreement, made this September 18, 1996, is between The Sled Dogs Company ("Supplier"), with its
principal place of business at 212 Third Avenue North, Suite 420, Minneapolis, MN 55401and Distribution
Systems & Services Corporation (DSS), with its principal place of business at 4440 Round Lake Road West,
P.O. Box 64116, St. Paul, Minnesota 55164.
WHEREAS, Supplier desires to engage DSS to perform the work described in this Agreement under terms and
conditions of this Agreement; and
WHEREAS, DSS desires to perform the work described in this Agreement for Supplier under the terms and
conditions of this Agreement;
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of these premises, the mutual covenants and promises hereinafter
contained, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby
acknowledged, the parties hereto do hereby agree as follows.
1. DEFINITIONS. For the purpose of this Agreement, the following words and phrases shall have the definitions
set forth below:
(a) "Agreement" shall mean this document;
(b) "Customer(s)" shall mean all customers who order Supplier's Products directly from Supplier pursuant to this
(c) "Product(s)" shall mean the Products listed in Exhibit A.
2. SCOPE OF WORK.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph 2(b), DSS agrees to furnish and pay for all labor, supervision, taxes,
equipment, supplies, and other related expenses necessary to perform the following duties:
(i) Set up and maintain a finished goods warehouse and product shipment operation for all Products, Product
samples and POP materials. This includes, but is limited to, the following:
(1) Provide a location for the finished goods warehousing and product shipment operation;
(2) Receive Products shipped from Supplier or its manufacturing vendors, verify that the quantity received equals
the quantity indicated on the bill of lading, inspect the Products for damage, make timely claims for shortages and