CHAPTER 5: AGREE LONGLIST AND ISSUE RFI

After drafting your RFI, you will need to get it reviewed and agreed, then you’re ready to issue it – but you first need to decide who to! Once you’ve decided on your longlist, you may want to consider getting them to sign a non-disclosure agreement. You should also make contact with each supplier before issuing the RFI.

This chapter covers:

  • reviewing and agreeing the RFI
  • compiling the longlist of suppliers
  • non-disclosure agreements
  • managing the issue procedure, including initial contact.

Reviewing and agreeing the RFI

Once you’ve drafted your RFI, you will need to get the core team to review it and agree it. That sounds easy, but it’s important to make sure the team are really taking the time to review ...

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