How to Create an ERP RFP Document

What is an RFP?
An ERP RFP (Request for Proposal) is a document that covers everything about your business from head to toe. It explains what your business needs from ERP so what you expect to get out of it. It includes your company description, your budget, and basically everything a vendor needs to know to decide whether they will be the right fit for your company. This helps to decrease the amount of time you would waste looking into a vendor who may not be even close what you are looking for. So, how do you create an ERP RFP? We’ve included everything you should have in an ERP RFP below.

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Developing an effective ERP RFP

ERP RFPAn ERP request for Proposal (RFP), while it is not required, is a great tool to use in your ERP selection process. Many times companies will come up with an RFP that speaks only slightly to the company’s needs using a standard template which will limit your ability to really tell your potential ERP system and vendor what exactly you are looking for and the requirements specific to your organization. It is important to develop a RFP that is specific, clear, and relevant to your business needs. When developing your ERP RFP be sure to include the following: Continue reading