Presentation on theme: "PURCO SA Purchasing Consortium Southern Africa. COMMITTED TO SAVING OUR MEMBERS TIME AND MONEY THROUGH PROFESSIONAL AND FOCUSSED COLLABORATIVE PROCUREMENT."— Presentation transcript:
PURCO SA Purchasing Consortium Southern Africa
COMMITTED TO SAVING OUR MEMBERS TIME AND MONEY THROUGH PROFESSIONAL AND FOCUSSED COLLABORATIVE PROCUREMENT WHILST STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
128 Active Suppliers 65 contract types R510m (2010) 26 universities8 associated members
PURCO Facts Section 21 company – Non Profit Organisation Created by our members to serve our members Our members are our shareholders Operating since 1978 PURCO subscribes to the B-BBEE act of February 2007 PURCO is a level 2 contributor Procurement co-operation Alliance partner to HESA Benefit in Top Management support and co-operation for improved savings and efficiencies
PURCO adds value by Achieving competitive upfront prices and back-end rebates Creating an opportunity for experts to contribute. Creating an environment for interchange of ideas, sharing new developments and benchmarking of activities. Focusing on and specialising in specific contracts that are commonly used by our members. Neutral party in tender adjudication process on tenders specific to members. Saving time for buyers, allowing them to attend to strategic matters. Spreading procurement costs over a greater spend.
Top 10 Contract Types
Top 20 Suppliers : Aug 09 – July 10 Actual Spend Peters PapersR30m 4 AfroxR20m 6 Budget Rent A CarR16m 8 First TechnologyR12m 10 BA / ComairR10m 12 PC PalaceR9m 14 Europe CareR9m 16 Air France/KLMR8m 18 DHLR7m 20 Neo TechnologiesR6m 1 SAAR69m 3 LasecR24m 5 CleancorR18m 7 Bytes Document Solutions R14m 9 WaltonsR10m 11 CloverR10m 13 Nampak TissueR9m 15 Pinnacle MicroR8m 17 Sea World Frozen Foods R8m 19 IntrostatR7m
Working Process Board meeting: Executive management meetings x 4 JPPF: forum for procurement managers to plan, discuss issues of common interest and formulate action plans x 2 Annually: Conference: involve all stakeholders, new industry developments, new procurement practices, professional development, etc. AGM: Annual General meeting for members, to report back and elections of board representatives.
Working Process Ongoing: Contract negotiations: tender or RFP process -2-3 months Rebates: to PURCO from suppliers at minimum of 1% of total turnover Incentives: to members, best prices upfront and annual rebate disbursements to members. Independent Benchmarking Savings reporting Member visits
Member Benefits Upfront in terms of low prices, significant savings Back- end rebates Staff & admin cost reduction Single point of contact for 100’s of goods Single channel of communication No duplication of activities Eliminates request for 3 quotations by using PURCO contract Aligned to members’ financial policy Members are shareholders in the company
Why it’s good for Suppliers? 1 Point of contact Increase of volumes Long term partnerships – trusted personal relationships Higher profits, reduced time Central point for promotions and marketing Access to PURCO website and newsletter Access to National forums – JPPF, User groups, Regional Meetings
Scope of Operation Institution NameProvince PURCO Region 1Venda UniversityPolokwaneCentral 2Univ of Limpopo – TurfloopPolokwaneCentral 3Tshwane Univ of TechnologyGautengCentral 4UnisaGautengCentral 5Univ of PretoriaGautengCentral 6Univ of JohannesburgGautengCentral 7Univ of WitwatersrandGautengCentral 8Vaal Univ of TechnolgoyGautengCentral 9Univ of Limpopo – MedunsaGautengCentral 10 Council on Higher Education (Ass. Member) GautengCentral 11CSIR (Ass. Member)GautengCentral 12NRF (Ass. Member)GautengCentral 13MINTEK (Ass. Member)GautengCentral 14SABS (Ass. Member)GautengCentral 15Monash UniversityGautengCentral 16 ECSA (Engineering Council of South Africa GautengCentral 17 UMALUSI (Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training) GautengCentral 18North West UniversityNorth WestCentral 19Central Univ of TechnologyFree StateCentral 20Univ Free StateFree StateCentral
Scope of Operation Institution NameProvince PURCO Region 21Univ ZululandKZN 22Univ KwaZulu NatalKZN 23Durban Univ of TechnologyKZN 24Mangosuthu Univ of TechnologyKZN 25SANPAD (Ass. Member)KZN 26Univ Fort HareE Cape 27Walter Sisulu UnivE Cape 28Rhodes UnivE Cape 29Nelson Mandela Metro UnivE Cape 30Univ Western CapeW Cape 31Stellenbosch UniversityW Cape 32 Cape Peninsula Univ of Technology W Cape 33Univ Cape TownW Cape 34Univ of NamibiaNamibiaCentral 35Univ of Swaziland (Ass. Member)SwazilandCentral
Control & Reporting FINANCIAL CONTROLLER P. MATSHOBA
Board Members Chris Liebenberg University of Free State Chairman Nicolene Andipatin Cape Peninsula University of Technology Gladman James University of Fort Hare Prof Susan Adendorff University of Pretoria Johan Wasserman Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Prakash Naidoo Vaal University of Technology Jurie Roux University of Stellenbosch Dheo Kumar Durban Universtiy of Technology Shakes Njapa University of Zululand Morgan Govender University of KwaZulu Natal Vuyo Memani-Sedile Unisa Trevor Adams University of Cape Town Kobus Odendaal Tshwane University of Technology Prof Henk Kriek University of Johannesburg
Regional Chairpersons Trevor Adams Western Cape Region University of Cape Town Jakes Jacobs Eastern Cape Region Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Pravin Gareeb KwaZulu Natal Region University of KwaZulu Natal Trevor van Noord Central Region University of Johannesburg
What it takes to become a member? What are the qualifying criteria? Higher Education or research and development associated with Higher Education. What is the cost? Membership Fees R pa What is the commitment? Commitment to participation in Consortium Purchasing.
PURCO tender process Public Transparent Open Objective Aligned with Member procurement policies Independent Benchmarks
Membership of 34 Institutions
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