There is, however, more on so-called competitive tendering
that is not well known and that shocks most who find it out.
In a request for proposals (RfP) tender, OPWP has sought proposals from interested bidders to provide financial and commercial consultancy services for the development of the project and to advise on the competitive tendering
However, it is important to note that the proposed project was originally subjected to competitive tendering
, in which a European consortium won.
The announcement that the Scottish Government now intend to award CalMac ferry contracts directly to the state-owned company instead of going through a competitive tendering
process is indeed welcome news.
Freemont says the cost is excessive and could have been reduced had the council gone to competitive tendering
. Instead, the council negotiated with Wye Valley Demolition, who knew the site and were experienced in such work.
can create a strong incentive for rail to perform better," he explained at InnoTrans 2012 in Berlin, a gathering of rail transport technology stakeholders.
The firms that came through the competitive tendering
process are DAC Beachcroft, Eversheds, Geldards Hill Dickinson, Hugh James and Morgan Cole.
Sanofi Pasteur MSD won a competitive tendering
exercise and its Gardasil vaccine was selected to be used in UK schools next year.
The Public Accounts Committee said millions could be saved if competitive tendering
is mandatory for legal services to the State.
The book really comes alive when it moves on to the more engineering-related chapters that look at pricing contracts and the art of competitive tendering
. There's some useful stuff on how to put together a contract price make-up sheet--more items should go into working out a contract price than many companies realise.
Almost all appointments are made through a competitive tendering
processes and this is no different from utilising specialist skills in other areas such as lawyers, property advice or accountancy support.