COVID-19 – How we are helping buyers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause concern for buyers, suppliers and other stakeholders, it is important to recognise that procurement has never played a more important role in bringing businesses and communities together.

In such challenging times, we want to let you know what we’re doing at Delta eSourcing to make sure our customers receive the very best service. Below are options that could benefit you and your organisation during this time.

 Supporting our existing customers

  • Free Online Tutorials of the Delta eSourcing system for new members of staff stepping in to support your procurement team (maximum of 5 users and a minimum of 1 week’s notice)
  • Free User Account Management if you need help to reset your user hierarchy, move or disable users (maximum of 20 users and available until 30 April 2020)
  • 5 Free eNotice Licences for 6 months to help if you require new staff members to access your tender management account

plus:

  • Free COVID-19 Briefing Documents – vital insight into how COVID-19 is affecting procurement processes and practices for buyers and suppliers alike
  • Free COVID-19 Webinars – detailed insight into COVID-19 procurement issues and interaction with our consultants

For more information on any of the above offers, please contact your Delta eSourcing Account Manager directly. Alternatively, email us at hello@delta-esourcing.com.

To find out more about the latest Government Procurement Policy Notes, click here to read our latest COVID-19 blog.

Our parent company BiP Solutions are committed to supporting the market during these uncertain times, and are now publishing UK contract notices for COVID-19 medical supplies requirements, free for all suppliers to access here.

Upcoming Webinars

Lean Procurement – 01/06/20 at 11:00am

Lean Procurement optimises the total end-to-end procurement process, to eliminate wasteful activities and make contracts more efficient and cost effective. It’s the process which helps contracting authorities to improve efficiencies and performance in their contracts, whilst reducing cost and eliminating wasteful activities. This webinar will look at the five key stages of lean procurement and help you to understand how to Establish a clear understanding of required business outcomes.

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COVID-19 – Developing robust Supplier Relationships – 04/06/20 at 2:00pm

Successful contracts depend on good contract management and good contract management depends on good supplier relations. This webinar examines some of the key factors in building a good supplier relationship, including trust, openness, clear communications and common understanding.

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Commercial Awareness – 08/06/20 at 2:00pm

Commercial awareness is a term that refers to an individual’s general knowledge of business, their business experience and, specifically, their understanding of the marketplace. This webinar looks at how commercial awareness is just as relevant in the public sector as in industry.

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COVID-19 – Managing Change in your Contract – 11/06/20 at 11:00am

Many contracts have experienced change in the last three months, as the need to amend or extend has impacted across all areas of procurement. Change, however, must be auditable and this webinar looks at the key aspects of managing change, past and future, to ensure your authority is free from challenge.

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Developing your Business Case – 15/06/20 at 11:00am

Procurement starts in many ways, from stakeholders to expiring contracts, however truly successful procurement will always benefit from developing a business case at the outset. This webinar looks at the key elements that will help you to produce a high level business case, which in turn will help to define your outline specification.

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COVID-19 – Alternative Evaluation Models – 18/06/20 at 11:00am

In the UK buyers commonly use a method of tender evaluation known as the standard differential model. Chances are you’ve used it and not even realised. Whilst this method has it’s benefits, it doesn’t suit every type of procurement. This webinar looks at various alternative evaluation models that are used by other buyers.

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Not a Delta customer yet?

We’d love to hear from you and understand how we can be best supporting your business at this challenging time. To get in touch, please send an email to: hello@delta-esourcing.com

PASS Procurement

Our sister service PASS (Procurement Advice & Support Service) will be publishing all the latest guidance for buyers and suppliers on their website as well as running regular webinars to cover key topics. Ensure you don’t miss a thing – bookmark their dedicated COVID-19 page. Visit website >