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Here are the basic details you'll need to include in your RFP document:

  • The details of your project
  • Your expectations of the contractors
  • Your expectations of the proposal (submission guidelines)
  • Information required from the contractors
  • The proposal submission due date

In your submission guidelines, make your desires clear to the potential contracting companies so that they can make a targeted proposal. Typically a contractor's submission will include:

  • A summary of their business
  • Their business's capabilities
  • The equipment needed for the project
  • The expense summary and breakdown
  • Their method for completing the project
  • Their expected results
  • The executives, staff and management required for the project
  • Their communication details
  • Their insurance details'Details of their licensing and bonding
  • Their references

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