Small Business and the Shift to Regional Supply Chains
In the age of digitization and global pandemic, diversifying supply chains is on the top of every public procurement official’s growing to-do list. The Coronavirus pandemic has turned Central Procurement Officers to local and regional supply chain solutions. Read more “Small Business and the Shift to Regional Supply Chains”
CORONAVIRUS and Supply Chain Risk
The World Health Organization has declared a global state of emergency due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The ramifications of the travel bans relating to the outbreak and slowed manufacturing due to shortages of labor and raw materials means vendors in your supply chain may be affected.
To learn more on what to expect and recommendations on managing risk in the supply chain, keep reading.
Another Resource for your Procurement Toolbox: PTAC
Like most problem-solvers, procurement professionals have a metaphorical toolbox that they reach into from time to time to assist in acquiring best value. In this article, we discuss one of the tools in the public procurement toolbox, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). In case you haven’t utilized this tool before, let’s get you familiar with it! A guiding principle of public procurement is the maximization of competition. PTACs help to increase bid participation by working one-on-one with small businesses and assisting them in competing for government contracts.
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