Latest news:
Comment: Issue 599 22 Jun 2012

Add a comment

Share this article:

More articles like this...
General transport / Mode, All of UK

Public sector procurement policy needs to look beyond low prices

James Dark

It is fair to say that UK public sector procurement has a rather chequered recent history. Too often following process has taken precedence over quality of outcome, price has taken precedence over value, and regulation has taken precedence over relationships.

In the worst cases, this can preclude the possibility of procurement teams communicating effectively with suppliers, learning from other commissioning bodies or even consulting in a meaningful way with colleagues involved at the sharp end...

Add a comment

Join Local Transport Today subscribers and read this article in full...

Local Transport Today

1 Year

2 Year

Save 10%

3 Year

Save 15%

 

£140

 

£252

 

£357

+£4 VAT

+£7.20 VAT

+£10.20 VAT


Local Transport Today is dedicated to providing you with
detailed knowledge: essential to informed transport planning and project delivery.
All annual subscriptions include a 1 user licence for TransportXtra
Local Transport Today

 


 

TransportXtra only

An online-only subscription to TransportXtra  works out at less than £7.50 per month for all the latest issues and transport intelligence.
Subscribe or view multi-user packages.

 £90 + VAT

Not ready to subscribe? Take a 2 week free trial