Deselect Platform Choice
 
Australia
Belgium
China
France
Germany
Greece
India
Ireland
Italy
Kuwait
Luxembourg
Netherlands
New Zealand
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution About  |  How to publish  |  Contacts  |  Newsletter
News | Associations | Education | Job | Agenda | Topics | Insight | Resources
  Automotive       Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals       Electrical, Electronics & Home Appliances       Food & Beverage       Retail       ...  


Supply Chain Glossary

Glossary > P > Pre-qualification  

 

Pre-qualification


Source: Procurement Glossary
Author: Paul Rogers
Institute: CIPS - UK

Courtesy of


 

Pre-qualification describes the evaluation of potential bidders, before tenders are invited, against a list of criteria to ensure that only bidders which meet defined standards are eligible to bid, which can reduce the cycle time of the procurement process.  Competitive tendering is predicated on the evaluation of offers on an ‘apples with apples’ basis, to ensure that bidders are of equal capability, or meet minimum professional and financial accreditation.  In addition, the maintenance of standing lists of approved bidders can ensure that fair and open competition is demonstrated, and that bids can be evaluated on a broadly ‘like-for-like’ basis.  See also Competition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Last update 3 Jan 2018
December PMI signals strongest manufacturing growth since March 2015
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 

News & Trends
 

Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...


JDA Survey Finds Understanding Consumer Behavior Is the Missing Link in Manufacturers' and Retailers' Path to Omni-channel Success

The JDA Voice of the Category Manager Survey reveals that investing in big data and predictive analytics is of strategic and competitive significance for category management professionals in the next five years....


Education
 
 7 
Feb
2018
Administering Contracts: From Award to Completion
     Las Vegas, NV
 8 
Feb
2018
Excellence in Strategic Risk Management
     Phoenix, AZ
21
Feb
2018
Category Management: Cost and Leveraging Strategies for Supply Professionals
     Orlando, FL
12
Mar
2018
Legal Foundations of Supply Management: The Basics You Need to Succeed (Legal Week)
     Atlanta, GA
15
Mar
2018
Contracting: What All the Ts and Cs Mean (Legal Week)
     Atlanta, GA

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Building the Brand of Procurement and Supply

Forward-thinking players are setting their sights on advancing the future of procurement with active value management. But there’s a long way to go to become an essential part of the enterprise performance conversa...


International Agenda