Maintaining vendor relationships is crucial to your business. However, ensuring quality and effectiveness is just as important. Explore how to create and use a supplier scorecard to measure and optimize vendor performance.
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What does it mean to be a procurement manager? This valuable role is growing in strategic importance for many businesses. Explore the procurement manager role, responsibilities and challenges. Then, learn even more with engaging professional networks and helpful career development resources.
Vendor onboarding is an essential element of successful supplier relationship management. Explore this topic as well as how RFP management software automates and centralizes the vendor onboarding process.
What is an RFO in procurement? Explore everything you need to know about the request for offer including the definition, process and examples as well as how you can use RFP management software to improve the process and automate RFPs and RFOs.
Successful businesses rely on relationships. But while many organizations focus on developing relationships between their personnel and with customers, many neglect a key aspect of their network — suppliers. In this blog, explore the value and importance of supplier relationship management as well as how to get started.
After you've closed your RFP, what comes next? Explore why issuing an RFP debrief, via RFP software or email, it a crucial part of building vendor relationships.
Establishing a consistent process is absolutely crucial for teams that issue dozens of RFPs per year. Explore this RFP checklist to ensure you don't miss anything. In addition, explore how RFP management tools can improve and streamline the process.
The RFP process is complicated, but there are a ton of RFP response tools available to help. Explore the 20 best RFP response tools for better proposals in 2020.
RFP scoring isn’t high on most people’s list of favorite pastimes … but it’s far too important to ignore if you want to effectively evaluate vendors. Luckily, we've created a template that makes RFP scoring simple.
When you're ready to wrap up your RFP process, it's important to formalize your selection with an RFP award letter. Explore everything you need to know in this blog including basics, tips and templates. In addition, learn how to take the process out of email using RFP management tools.