Thought Leadership | The Optimized RFP

A roundtable discussion with procurement professionals about the ‘typical’ request for proposal process and how it can be advanced.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) is a tried and true purchasing vehicle, used by organizations worldwide to ensure transparent, high value spending decisions. But despite its ubiquity, the process of running RFPs happens behind closed doors, and there are many organizational silos to overcome to share information.

This report from Supply Professional presents a unique look behind-the-scenes through a candid discussion between five procurement professionals. These experts, representing a wide variety of procurement subject areas from healthcare to higher ed to manufacturing, discuss their own RFP process, along with the findings of Bonfire’s State of the RFP report. The State of the RFP shares data insights from 6,600 RFP decisions made at 190 organizations across North America.

Download the report to learn from procurement peers on the topics of:

  • Beginning the RFP process;
  • Managing supplier relationships and reducing the instance of disqualification; and
  • Effectively managing the evaluation process.
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