Vendor Selection Questionnaire

June 30, 2011

A vendor selection questionnaire is used by most businesses to understand the compatibility and suitability of the vendor product with the operational processes of the firm in order to achieve the business goals and objectives. The product can be a software product, hardware product, any component or part of a machine.

Sample Vendor Selection questionnaire:

Name of the vendor:   ______________________________
Phone number:   ______________________________
Email address:            ______________________________
Fax:                  ______________________________
Address:            ___________________________________________
Q1: Does your product integrate with all platforms?
a)   Yes
b)   No
Q2. How long does the product take in installing in our processes?
Q3. Does your product handle large volumes of data and is flexible for operation throughout the day?
a)   Yes
b)   No
Q4. Does your firm undertake benchmarking and integrate the best practices in all your operations and processes?
a)   Yes
b)   No
Q5. If the answer to Q5 is ‘yes’, then please name some of the best practices that are being followed in the firm.
Q6. If the answer to Q5 is ‘no’, then please provide how does your firm improve the productivity and operational efficiency?
Q7. Does your product necessitate huge overhaul in our business process and need employee training to operate on the same?
a)   Yes
b)   No
Q8. If the answer to the above question is ‘yes’, please provide what kind of changes are need to be brought about?
Q9. Does the product need us to be any complementary product for operating it?
a)   Yes
b)   No
If ‘ye’, please provide the name of the complementary product(s) ______________________
Q10. What is the cost of the product and the complementary product (if any)?
Download Vendor Selection Questionnaire in Word Format

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