Thank Someone For Goods or Materials Received • Letter Templates and Guides

How to write this letter:

1Thank the sender for whatever you received and indicate how the goods or materials will be used.


This brief letter is a courteous way of confirming that you received what the reader sent. If everything is in order, the message should be short and to the point.

Example Letter #1


The package of carpet samples we were considering arrived in good condition today. I appreciate your efforts in getting it to us. The samples will be very useful in helping us design our new home.

Example Letter #2


Thank you for sending the sample pictures so promptly. We appreciate your efficiency and careful attention to details.

The pictures are just the right size for use in our monthly staff seminar. I plan to use them this week, and if they work out as well as I anticipate, I will order more. I will call you after the meeting.

Example Letter #3


Our shipping container arrived safely today aboard the freighter Doe. Everything appears to be in fine condition. It will be a great relief to have all our own furniture and appliances in our home again after our move!

Example Letter #4


The four cubic yards of fill dirt we ordered arrived yesterday, and we are very pleased with it. This clean dirt will make an excellent foundation for our new lawn. We couldn't beat the price anywhere! Thank you!