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Workshop in Pula

Last Thursday, on 19 May 2016, was organized a presentation of electronic platform for the application of electronic auctions in procurement procedures. Its goal was to present the usage of eAuctions in procurement for public sector institutions.

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The eAuction day went well

Last Thursday, September 24th, we organized our "eAuction Day in Croatia". Its goal was to present the usage of eAuctions in procurement and introduce this tool which is very commonly used in Central European countries.

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NAR marketing has been rated as a 100% reliable partner by contracting authorities

Contracting authorities in Slovakia have been carrying out an evaluation of their suppliers since February 2014. The evaluated suppliers had taken part in public tenders. The criteria assessed were compliance with contractual requirements, adherence to time requirements, number of complaints, compliance with the method of performance and compliance with the quality of performance.

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E-Sourcing Implementation Challenges: Cause Versus Symptom

In a recent survey of supply management professionals, Topline Strategy Group investigated the perceived value gap associated with sourcing and procurement software applications. The question of realized value is rooted in whether companies are “getting their money’s worth” from such technology. The stakes are real, and they are high, as in the resulting report, Topline Strategy Group cites a 2014 report by Gartner that puts the annual North American corporate investment in sourcing and procurement solutions at $1.4 billion. [1]

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19% Savings Anyone???

Reverse Auctions are an unfamiliar negotiation tool in the UAE region, especially at Public Sector procurement level. Buyers are hesitant to implement any new process that has not been clearly defined by local procurement laws, even if the overall mandate of the public sector and buying organizations is cost optimization, efficiency and transparency.

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The Aims of the New EU Procurement Directives

Earlier this year, the EU voted in a new set of Procurement Directives to update and add to the existing set originally published back in 2004.

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Presentation in Zagreb - Live eAuction

The Zagreb Forum conference centre on April 10th was the venue for the latest installment of the ongoing programme of PROebiz presentations featuring live eAuctions. The eAuction was carried out using PROebiz software from NAR marketing in Ostrava to aid its promotion in Croatia with the help of the municipal authority of Daruvar.

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New EU-procurement rules

to ensure better quality and value for money.

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Sandwell Council undertakes first ever eAuction

...and saves over £3.9m!

On 15th October Sandwell Council undertook their first ever e-Auction which was for the provision of Home to School Transport. It consisted of 34 Home to School Transport Routes split into 2 e-Auction sessions of 17 Routes each.

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How to survive an e-auction

E-auctions were invented not by procurement people but by their I.T. colleagues. They were originally intended for the bulk buying of low-value, frequently purchased, commodity items such as office stationery, widgets and component parts. Some clients are now using them to drive down the price of marketing fees and costs.

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