Procurement – RFP From the Supplier’s Perspective

December 15, 2014

How do prospective suppliers view your RFP?  Are you confident that suppliers can effectively present their true value and that the “best fit” suppliers are participating in the process? 

Responding to an RFP is a time-consuming and costly commitment.  In deciding whether to participate in a RFP, the supplier considers:

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Procurement - Basic Supplier Sourcing Processes

December 01, 2014

Procurement – Basic Supplier Sourcing Processes

Request for Information
(RFI) is a business process* used to collect information on the capabilities, capacity and key market intelligence of a broad base of potential suppliers for comparison purposes (pre-screen).  It is used when a buyer knows generally what they want, but needs more...

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Securing Credit as an Expatriate to the US

November 24, 2014

Expatriates to the US need to fully understand that credit reports/scores do not transfer between countries and they must obtain/build credit from scratch to qualify for credit-based services, e.g. credit card, cell phone, auto lease/purchase, apartment lease, mortgage, etc.  Expats inbound to the US have two primary...

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