RFP

5 Things to Consider Before Hitting Send on Your RFP

Five things to consider before sending your RFP

Most businesses understand the challenges of finding a reliable supplier. Sure, there are “throwaway engagements” where your focus is purely transactional, the sole focus might be quickly identifying who can get the job time. But for larger, more strategic endeavors, the scope of your evaluation likely transcends the supplier’s current capabilities. Indeed, your looking to …

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5 Benefits of eSourcing for Both Purchasers and Suppliers

eSourcing benefits buyers and suppliers

The benefits of eSourcing may be clear for buyers, but streamlining the procurement process tends to be met warily by vendors. The apprehension stems from the impression that any level of process automation commoditizes their products and services, and that eSourcing platforms are largely one-sided in favor of the purchaser. The fact is, however, that …

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7 Ways to Create Effective RFPs to Attract the Best Proposals

A great RFP attracts great proposals

For business-savvy organizations, requests for proposal (RFPs) aren’t just simple procurement tactics. To them, each RFP represents an opportunity to drive value by engaging both future partners and stakeholders. Writing a strong, clear RFP is a key driver to bring in excellent proposals that ultimately lead to strong vendor relationships. Conceptually, it’s simply. Great RFP …

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