Drawing on experience from participation in hundreds of freight payment bids, the A3 Freight Payment team offers the following advice and resources to assist you with your RFI/RFP efforts. If you are looking for information on a specific topic you don't see listed, please contact us as we frequently update content on this page and may have a reference document related to your interest.
Proper planning is essential for any successful procurement initiative including one targeting freight payment services. Prior to conducting an Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP), the procurement team in conjunction with the subject matter experts should take the following steps:
A quality bid process should involve several steps to ensure a thorough analysis of potential providers
The content of an RFI/RFP is extremely important for several reasons:
Following are some specific recommendations for content for both RFI/RFP documents:
Make the process of evaluating providers easier by following a few recommendations: