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Ability to Send Requests for Quotes

It would be really nice if I could send Requests for Quote on items that I need built. That way I can always get the best price without having to email and manage bunch of people/inconsistent responses.

This would be under:
Purchases
- Expenses
- Recurring Expenses
- Request for Quote
- Purchase orders

The template would be similar to a PO. It would just pull in my vendor contacts and my vendor part#. Then all I would need to do is attach a drawing then send it to a group of vendors. They could email me bids. Then when I know the prices I can switch the RFQ to a PO and send it out to be manufactured.

This would make all my purchasing much easier. This would save me time and money.

I am willing to pay for this service attachment, and I think others would like it as well.

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      • Angel Hodgdon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Anonymous January 23:
        Sounds like you have created a great work around for quote requests. Thanks for sharing.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi There,

        Please could you let me know if the RFQ feature was built yet by Zoho

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It's really what I need too and was searching for it. Hope it can be done soon

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have made a custom template in the PO module that looks like a PO but is titled as Request for Quote. I create a new PO that lists the items I want quoted, I change the PO number leading letter to a Q (ie, QO-00001) and assign my customer RFQ template to it. I then change the number back to a normal PO number (ie, PO-00001) if I want to change the Quote to a PO. It isn't perfect, but works for me...

      • Jacques Serfontein commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is similar to a tender process in south africa. THen you would be able to make different templates for different types of Quote Requests that the vendors can simply fill out via their portal access - seems like a good request.

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