Post Carillion, it’s vital to mitigate risk from troubled suppliers. Use Tussell to monitor your exposure to strategic suppliers and flag firms that may be in financial difficulty.
Advance your social-value targets by attracting SMEs, non-profits and local suppliers into your supply chain.
Avoid reliance on individual suppliers by using Tussell's comprehensive contract data. Discover who else is supplying the public sector and contact them as part of your early market engagement.
Make savings and avoid unnecessary tenders by identifying other buyers with contracts for similar services expiring at the same time. Using Tussell’s contact information on 100K individual purchasing managers, you can proactively approach relevant commissioners regarding opportunities for joint procurement.
Prepare for commercial negotiations with suppliers by understanding the market as they do. Drive value by benchmarking what you pay for products and services against other contracting authorities.
Don’t get cornered into renewing contracts with incumbents by missing the window to re-tender the business. Anticipate expiring contracts and go back out to market in good time.
Maximise diversity and competition in your supply chain by assessing your own transparency against best practice and regulations.