RFP Evaluation Services

Ensure vendors align with your credit union’s needs…

Following vendor procurement best practices, financial institutions should establish a bidding and proposal process to ensure the vendor and product contracted for aligns with the institution’s strategic goals and objectives. We recognize that this process can be challenging especially in navigating through the RFPs (request for proposals).

 

The consultants at CU Advisors have extensive knowledge and decades of experience working in the credit union industry. CU Advisors provides RFP Evaluations to help Credit Unions put in place efficient vendor relationships by ensuring products and services meet the business needs and expectations.

 

RFP Evaluation Services include:

  • Managing the RFP project cycle for Core Data Processing and Electronic Banking Services

  • An analysis of the vendor responses to functionality in comparison to other RFPs

  • Propose recommendations to address any contract or conversion gaps for vendor/product selected

  • Negotiate contract pricing terms and conditions

Contract Pricing Renewal Services

Negotiate third party contract cost to remain competitive…

We recognize that contract negotiation plays an important role in the vendor life cycle, which is why the consultants at CU Advisors have extensive knowledge and decades of experience working in the credit union industry. CU Advisors provides Contract Renewal and Price Reduction reviews to help credit unions save considerable costs and put in place efficient vendor relationships.

 

Contract Renewal and Price Reduction Services include:

  • A complimentary comprehensive review of contracts, addendum's, invoices and any attachments as it relates to the product or service costs

  • An analysis of pricing terms and conditions compared to similar service contracts in the market for new vendor relationships/products

  • An analysis of pricing terms and conditions compared to your institution’s strategic initiatives and current utilization for existing vendor relationships/products

  • Propose recommendations to terms and conditions that benefit the financial institution and the vendor

CU Advisors is working in partnership with Buckley Technology Group https://www.buckleytechgroup.com