Are public tenders a waste of time? Bid Management

Are public tenders a waste of time?

Business owners often ask us are public tenders a waste of time.? In this post, we are going to tease out this assertion and look into the reasons behind this assertion. Are public tenders a waste of time? Busy business owners prioritise what they focus on and where they place…
Ross McCarthy
20th February 2019
IT systems specification and selection Procurement Sourcing

Specification and Selection of IT Systems

Enterprise level IT systems require money and time to deliver. They can also impact how employees do their job. So how can you go about procuring the right IT system? We think a structured approach is best. The first step is system specification and selection. Specification and Selection This is our approach for IT…
Donnacha Phelan
14th February 2019
Sourcing expenditure Procurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Combining Sourcing Expenditure – Tesco and Carrefour take the fight to Amazon

There are interesting manoeuvres taking place currently among the largest supermarkets in the world. Over the past couple of months, Tesco, a UK based retailer, and Carrefour, a French domiciled international retailer have announced joined sourcing expenditure plans for their respective businesses. Tesco and Carrefour have a combined annual turnover…
Ross McCarthy
15th August 2018