Didn’t document why 4 – 5 % lower prices were an unusual low offer 10/25/2018
One price which was only 4 – 5 % lower than the second lowest offer was considered as an unusual low offer. Read more here.
Not everything should be decided in a framework agreement with only one supplier 8/23/2018
When there is only one supplier as a counterparty, the terms in the framework agreement provides no specific provisions regarding how the choice of supplier or tender shall occur. Read the full article here!
EU is launching six strategic priorities to give public procurement a lift 3/22/2018
The EU Commission recently presented six strategic priorities to raise public procurement to a new level. Read the full article here.
EU: Behind on public procurement, a push is required 2/22/2018
The possibilities that the new EU-directives give to exploit public procurement strategically, is by far not being fully used. Read the full article here.
Seven challenges for joint acquisition across national borders 1/24/2018
The Danish state and the municipalities Indkøbs Service A/S has been involved in the development of the studies about common cross-border procurement.
The EU adjust their weapons against countries with closed public markets 11/8/2017
The EU is doing a new attempt to reach internal agreement on actions that can promote openness in the global market of public procurement. Read full article.
Analysis: 75 million a year can be saved for all Danish train operations by competitive tendering 10/11/2017
Denmark has limited experiences with competitive tendering. Annually, close to 70 million can be saved if all train operations in Denmark are exposed to competitive tendering. Read the full article here.
Introduction to ESPD (European Single Procurement Document) - Europe is only in a starting phase. 9/19/2017
The EU is requesting a check on the European countries use of ESPD and the integration with relevant databases for required documentation requested in the ESDP form. Read more here.
Five-point plan for increased competitions and competence 9/5/2017
One of Denmark's main supplier organizations (DI) has delivered a five-point plan to the country's new government. Read the full article here.
SMB–suppliers take great share of public contracts in Scotland 8/23/2017
A recent report from the country’s authorities announces that SMB suppliers take a great share of public contracts in Scotland. Read the full article here.

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