Consultants in Logistics

Tender Management

Speak to a Consultant

Tender Management

The ideal tender management process combines a well structured approach whilst still capturing the ideas and innovation of the contractors.  If the process is over structured there is a risk that you drive out any creativity to the point that many contractors will decline to participate but if it is too loose it becomes impossible to compare competing submissions.

Tender Management Approach

The Davies & Robson approach typically commences by summarising the opportunity to determine which contractors that have been identified as potential suppliers would be interested in submitting a bid.  Contractors are asked to submit their qualifications. 

From those interested in quoting, together with the company, we will determine which contractors are the most qualified to submit a winning bid. 

Invitation to Tender (ITT)

A comprehensive Invitation to Tender pack is prepared which contains the following:

Contractors are asked to submit their proposals in a required format but, in addition, may adopt an alternative approach if they so wish.

A period of time is set aside to submit questions and, if appropriate, visit the existing operation.  Answers to questions unless confidential to a bid are circulated to all tenderers.

Contractor Short-list

From the initial submissions, the objective is to reduce to a short list of two or three with whom more information can be shared and negotiations entered into.  At this stage contractors are provided with a draft Agreement upon which they can make their final submission.

Related Services

Call us on 01327 349090

to speak to one of our consultants or contact us with your Tender Management consultancy needs

Case Study

Hain Daniels Group

“While we recognised that it was a ‘big ask’, our key commercial objective was to ensure that we could implement the new solution within a short and limited timeframe. Davies & Robson’s logistics cons...

Alex Tompkins, Hain Daniels Group, Head of UK Supply Chain

View Case Study
View All 'Tender Management' Consultancy Case Studies

Insights

Get in Touch

Fill out the contact form below or speak to a consultant on 01327 349090

For information about what we do with personal data see our Privacy Policy