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Tender Response How To: Tendering skills are a critical component of the professional buyer’s job description however, responding to a tender or RFQ is vital to the success of any […]

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Free Template Pack: Our FREE template pack contains a cross section of documentation: Document ID Number (Doc)  Doc1 – Request for Quotation Template, Doc2 – Invitation to Bid Letter, Doc4 […]

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RFQ Cover Letter

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RFQ Cover Letter: A RFQ cover letter or request for quote cover letter can take on many appearances. It can be anything from a simple hand written fax cover page […]

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More Sample RFP Forms

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RFP Samples: Very few purchasing professionals will admit they enjoy the task of writing a RFP, we would much rather dedicate our efforts to the negotiation process, closing a deal […]

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Payment Terms Defined

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Payment terms are an area in the RFQ process which is often overlooked or forgotten. Some commonly used payment terms would be Net 30 days, 2%/10 Net 30 days and […]

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Vendor Evaluation Questions

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Vendor Evaluation: The process of evaluating vendors is an ongoing task which every purchasing department should be performing at regular intervals. In this process, you are inviting dialogue or communication […]

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RFQ Sample – Public Purchasing

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Public Purchasing: If you are looking for a detailed RFQ – Request for Quote for the purchase of a piece of mobile equipment and you are in the public purchasing […]

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How to write Vendor Contracts

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Vendor Contracts: With over 25 plus years in the purchasing profession we have seen Vendor Contracts take on many forms. In the early days some were pretty scary and we […]

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Expression of Interest An Expression of Interest (EOI) is used to gauge interest from potential suppliers for a project you have on the drawing board or hope to tender in […]

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The Use of Quotations

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Quotations are requested when the size of the requisition or proposed commitment exceeds a minimum dollar amount stipulated usually by policy in the organization of the bidder: for example, $500.00. […]

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In the simplest form, a subcontract is a purchase order written with more explicit terms and conditions. Its complexity and management varies in direct proportion to the value and size […]

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Definition of Vendor

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What comes to mind when you think of a Vendor . . . a coin operated snack dispenser, a sidewalk food service, or perhaps someone selling flowers or hand made […]

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RFQ Software

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RFQ Software

April 2010 RFQPro Software has been released. Some highlights of capabilities: Generate an online RFQ – Web-based Technology so you can access it anywhere there is an internet connection. Start […]

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Supplier Evaluation Form

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Types of Supplier Evaluation Forms & Templates: The evaluation of suppliers is a continuing purchasing task. Current suppliers should be monitored to see if they are meeting expectations. New sources […]

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