Presentation on theme: "Supplier Portal Status, Services and Benefits. Supplier Portal Implementation Status 11 out of the 18 PAE authorities have now signed up to implement."— Presentation transcript:
Supplier Portal Status, Services and Benefits
Supplier Portal Implementation Status 11 out of the 18 PAE authorities have now signed up to implement the BiP supplier portal (Project notice system and Select supplier database) and about half have now implemented the system and advised their suppliers of the new procedures: 1. Basildon District Council 2. Castle Point Borough Council 3. Chelmsford Borough Council 4. Colchester Borough Council 5. Epping Forest District Council 6. Essex County Fire & Rescue Services 7. Harlow District Council 8. Maldon District Council 9. Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 10. St George Community Housing 11. Tendring District Council
Supplier Portal Status TOTAL NOTICES: 164 notices of contract opportunities have been published through the PAE portal in total (to 30 th Sept 08), 100 of these since January ’08. Current pan-Essex contract opportunities available on the PAE websitePAE website TOTAL SUPPLIERS: 1390 have registered to the PAE site so far TOTAL BUYERS: nationally there are now 6334 (143 are PAE Buyers), which includes buyers from over 500 local authorities
PAE Supplier Portal – available functionality E-contract notice service (Project) - OJEU or low value Supplier Notice Alert Service Supplier Information Database (Select) Supplier Accreditation Service Branded buyer profile websites for each member authority Vault & E-tendering services available
The Supplier Accreditation Service The BiP Select Service offers 2 levels of assessment:- Select Certify Select Accredit Select Accredit suppliers have been rigorously assessed by Capita to the same standards as Constructionline. Constructionline Suppliers do not need to apply for Select Accredit and will be listed on the BIP Select Service. They need to register on to receive contract opportunity information.
Benefits of the Supplier Portal BUYER BENEFITS Access to a diverse supplier database that includes all Constructionline registered suppliers Access to pre-qualified Accredit suppliers and self certified suppliers Improved efficiency and reduced duplication through having a single procurement process standard across Essex Reduced administration burden A transparent and clear audit trail of the selection process Compliance with EC Requirements Helping to support local businesses and SMEs Tailored supplier searches & managed supplier lists Supplier and contract analysis Reports and notifications Additional E-procurement tools available on ‘pay as you go’ basis
Benefits of Select to Suppliers Benefits of Select Certify to suppliers: Increased visibility to all BiP Select and Constructionline buyers nationally No charge for the Certify service Benefits of Select Accredit to suppliers: Recognition as an Accredited supplier to the public sector Increased credibility in their business sector Access to a nationwide network of thousands of buyers Tracking tool to identify which buyers are viewing their details Improved efficiency and reduced administration through a single annual assessment for all tenders Provides competitive advantage Cost-effective marketing Value for money – prices are based company turnover