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SupplierSelect RFP Tools for Consultants


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SupplierSelect provides hosted web based RFP tools. It was designed with consultants in mind - providing features to help them manage client engagements.

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SupplierSelect RFP Tools for Consultants

  1. 1. The smarter way to manage RFPs - Consulting Demo December, 2010 Supplier Select Web-based Supplier Evaluation & Selection
  2. 2. Supplier Select - Summary <ul><li>What we do: provide web-based tender / RFx evaluation software for Buyers to help manage the Request for Proposal process with Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>How we do it: RFx questionnaires are drafted, published, answered and evaluated via a web-browser, replacing the use of spreadsheets and word documents for the collection and evaluation of bids </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits: Our consulting clients tell us we help them: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase project profitability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Win clients </li></ul></ul></ul>Illustrative
  3. 3. Supplier Select - Summary <ul><li>In 2001 developed for financial consultancy in Custody services - Used for over 3000 sophisticated RFPs for custodian services of $3 Trillion in assets </li></ul><ul><li>Since 2006 – launched platform to serve clients in other industries - Used in a range of industries / sectors for range of $multi-million RFx’s </li></ul><ul><li>Clients (1) : </li></ul>(1): sample Consulting Firms End Clients SupplierSelect: Since 2001 serving clients in a range of industries
  4. 4. Supplier Select – Helps solving clutter <ul><li>Consultants running RFP projects often face challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for previous RFP documents in share drives or emails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapting and merging spreadsheets or Word documents from previous projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reconciling multiple versions of rfp documents whilst collaborating with colleagues and clients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building and maintaining complex scoring and weighting formulas in spreadsheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-evaluating the same RFP responses from the same vendors for different client projects </li></ul></ul>SupplierSelect addresses these challenges with a web-based platform that saves time and enables collaboration and transparency
  5. 5. Supplier Select – Benefits Our consulting clients say SupplierSelect increases project-profitability by saving time <ul><li>Project set up in minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy development of requirements (1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reuse knowledge between projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Import questions from spreadsheets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick from range of predefined question templates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scoring : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto-scoring questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scores imported from spreadsheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto-populate scores for recurring questions during periodical review </li></ul></ul>“ Easy-to-use, particularly compared to much more expensive enterprise solutions. Very cost-effective” “ A life saver” “ With SupplierSelect we can bring down scoring time from two weeks to two days.” “ Great Tool, significant time saving” (1) Requirements are developed in the form of questions that Vendors need to answer. These questions are developed or uploaded in our online platform in which they can also be edited and added / deleted
  6. 6. Supplier Select – Benefits … and helps win clients by enabling collaboration and transparency <ul><li>Collaboration with Clients and Vendors is easy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple users at the same time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy definition of roles & access profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clients can have access to information and collaborate on a project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors can manage workflow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clients like the insight & transparency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to get updates - project status, vendor responses, audit trail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to drill down to answers and scoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overview of results </li></ul></ul>“ We recommend it to multiple clients” “ Also liked by Vendors” “ Helps us win business” “ Clients like it” “ SupplierSelect detinitely differentiates us from the competition.”
  7. 7. Supplier Select – Vendor organizations <ul><li>A large number of vendors in a wide range of industries has answered RFPs through SupplierSelect </li></ul>Sample - Vendors:
  8. 8. Supplier Select – Summary – The smarter way to manage RFPs <ul><li>For Professional Supplier selection, the Request for Proposal process is the de facto standard </li></ul><ul><li>However, the administrative challenges of drafting, issuing and scoring complex RFP questionnaires are significant </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier Select addresses these issues by providing one web-based platform dedicated to manage and streamline the RFP process </li></ul><ul><li>This helps buyers to focus on the main task at hand: choosing the right supplier, by framing the right questions and evaluating responses in an educated way </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier Select has a proven track-record in RFP management in a wide range of industries </li></ul>
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