Request For Quote
What is a RFQ?
A Request For Quote or RFQ is a package of documents submitted to a company for pricing of parts, assemblies, and/or special processes. Below illustrates the standard procedure VIP uses for all customers who submit an RFQ.
Customer's Prints Require:
Overall dimensions (include critical dimensions if any)
Hardware with manufacturer and part number
Weld call outs and locations
Cosmetic Criteria if other than industry standards
Metal Finishing Requirements (i.e. paint, powder, etc. with manufacturer and part number
Function of part (optional)
RFQ is reviewed to see if it fits our capabilities
Generally within 24 hours of receiving RFQ
The following departments may be involved in the quoting process:
Generally 3 to 5 business days to process
Quote Letter emailed to you will include:
Part numbers / Rev
Any exceptions that differ from your print
Valid 30 days
Note: If any exceptions and/or conditions exist on Quote Letter, then they need to be accepted on PO or email. Submit Cad / Solid files / print files (if not already provided)
VIP will respond with a confirmation
Require 50% up-front and 50% upon delivery for all first time orders and until terms are established.
If you're ready to submit an RFQ,
contact VIP but do read our frequently asked questions beforehand. Thank you! Pages most viewed from here...
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