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New EU-procurement rules

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New EU-procurement rules

03. 02. 2014 15:51 Jan Šlachta

to ensure better quality and value for money.

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Sandwell Council undertakes first ever eAuction

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Sandwell Council undertakes first ever eAuction

03. 02. 2014 15:15 Jan Šlachta

...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

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How to survive an e-auction

03. 02. 2014 15:07 Jan Šlachta

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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A cost-saving inspiration for businesses

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A cost-saving inspiration for businesses

03. 02. 2014 14:13 Jan Šlachta

Even though the economy has begun to pick itself back up again, the struggle for survival continues for many businesses, large and small. Not only have businesses had to deal with decreased demand, but they have also had to absorb increasing costs. Many of these cost increases have their origins in the commodity price spike that has driven revolutions in the Middle East. Many, however have been driven by a slow, natural inflation and suppliers lacking competitive pressures.

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