Glossary of Technical Terms

  • DCE: Consultation file (tender documents) – Dossier de consultation des entreprises.
  • KPI: Key Performance Indicators.
  • RFI: Request for Information.
  • RFQ: Request for Quotation.
  • RFP: Request for Proposal.
  • International Sourcing: Looking for a new supply source for a specific product. It involves finding the best product in terms of optimizing cost/quality/lead-time criteria within an international context.