Procurement Technology Enhances Relationships

Successful procurement depends on establishing meaningful connections between buyers and suppliers. Today, technology is assisting local authorities in ways that weren’t previously feasible. One commonly accepted practice is e-tendering, where organisations harness the power of the Internet to communicate their needs... Continue reading here

Date: March 2018
Source: LG Focus

Timely Checks Reduce Procurement Risk

As councils strive to do more with less, procurement is playing an increasingly important role. While larger local authorities may have enough procurement expertise and experience, smaller councils recognise that shifting to online procurement ... Continue reading here

Date: December 2017
Source: LG Focus

Technology Makes Procurement Sustainable

usiness sustainability involves the management and coordination of financial, social and environmental demands to ensure responsible, ethical and ongoing success. Nowhere do these three demands overlap more directly than in the procurement function responsible for buying the right goods and services at the right price... Continue reading here

Date: October 2017
Source: AHHB

Credit Checks Reduce Procurement Risk

Local governments procure goods and services from a range of suppliers. Through their selection, these suppliers form an integral part of the value chain, allowing councils to deliver necessary services to their communities. When things function well, all is well. But when the chain is broken, the trouble starts... Continue reading here

Date: October 2017
Source: LG Focus