When should I use an RFI versus a Submittal or a Transmittal?

As a part of the #1 rated construction management software, ConstructionOnline provides powerful document management solutions engineered to centralize and streamline team communication and historical record keeping. Three different, but related tools make up ConstructionOnline's document management toolkit: Requests for Information (RFIs), Submittals, and Transmittals. A simple way to remember the difference between these three tools is: 

  • REQUESTS for Information for REQUESTing information
  • SUBmittals for SUBmitting information
  • TRANSmittals for TRANSferring information

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