A Quotation is a list of Quotes, each of which is an offer to provide a variation of a set of printed products or catalog items.
Usually a Print Provider creates a Quotation as a response to an RFQ.
If the Print Provider chooses to respond to an RFQ, it SHALL send a Quotation whose @BusinessRefID references the received
RFQ. A Quotation MAY contain
multiple Quote elements that describe options that the Print Provider’s estimator generated.
A Print Buyer sends an RFQ to a Print Provider to request a Quotation. The Negotiation Phase starts with an RFQ.
An RFQ SHALL convey the unambiguous intentions of the Print Buyer to the Print Provider. A complex RFQ MAY contain
options that specify several types of acceptable materials or methods required by the Print Buyer. An RFQ MAY contain
other options that require the Print Provider’s estimator to generate more than one quoted price in the response.
A Print Buyer sends an RFQ whose semantics vary depending on the value of @BusinessRefID which defines the context of