Amazon is looking to expand their physical footprint with a second corporate headquarters. Jeff Bezos and company will choose HQ2’s location based on the results of a competitive bid process open to every city in the United States and Canada. Recently, Amazon publicly released the RFP document outlining the project's requirements and guiding potential responses. Only 8 pages in length, the document is remarkably short for a multi-billion dollar project with a widly complex scope of work. In fact, Source One’s Procurement team has seen more lengthy proposals for office supply purchasing.
The surprisingly concise document provides a case study in effective RFP composition. Here are a few of the lessons Procurement professionals can learn by taking a quick look:
Thanks to more than two decades of strategic sourcing experience, the consultants at Source One are well-versed in the subtle art of RFX design. They know which questions to ask and which answers to accept. Contact the Procurement experts today to take the first step toward greater savings and efficiency.