Logistics tenders have rules
A logistics tender can be part of your procurement strategy, but there are some golden rules to follow:
Timingtender shall be beneficial to both clients and suppliers, shippers should offer volume committment
Disciplineall suppliers receive the same info and follow the same rules, otherwise offering is not fully comparable
Baselinewithout a solid financial starting point, incoming offers are not actually assessable
Calculations capabilitymust be illimitate, not to lose any opportunity
Service specssuppliers have not to make assumptions, all services specifications must be described in the possible booklet.
Contractsprotect what you negotiated with solid written logistics contracts, the legislator protects more the carriers than the shippers