Government Proposals

The Differences Between RFP, RFI, RFQ, and RFT

People have lots of questions about Request for Proposals or RFP. It is the Supply Management marketing term for seeking respondents for sales opportunities. It can be understood in two ways: Generic: An RFP is a document or package that the issuer circulates to invite respondents to provide a sought product or service. Specific: An [...]

RFI vs RFP

When should you issue an RFI vs RFP? So, your organization is looking for a solution or services to meet a set of business requirements, but where do you start? How do you know which companies would be able to meet your requirements, or which companies have done this type of work before? You could [...]

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The Value of Responding to an RFI

  The Value of Responding to an RFI: Our RFP Response team has noticed an increasing trend in the formal Request for Proposal process. They are getting more and more requests to help vendors respond to RFI’s (Request for Information). Why the increasing trend to RFI’s when the normal trend has always been to RFP’s [...]

RFP Tips for the Executive Summary

A common RFP Proposal Response misconception that I have seen across North America is about the Executive Summary (ES). If the RFP proposal doesn’t ask for an Executive Summary, should you still provide one in your RFP Response? Yes - is always the RFP answer! We suggest including an Executive Summary in every proposal submitted, [...]