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RFT/Contract Schedule 2018
View our upcoming Contracts and Requests for Tenders schedule.More Info
Supply of New Motor Vehicles BUS233-1112 now closed
This arrangement includes; passenger motor vehicles, sports utility vehicles, light trucks, electric vehicle supply equipment. The Contractors list of Nominated Motor Vehicles and associated charging equipment. will be available via VendorPanel.More Info
Local Buy Golf Day
To be held on Friday 22 June at North Lakes Golf Club. For expressions of interest contact Simone Sakzewski on firstname.lastname@example.orgMore Info
Current Local Buy Contracts & Suppliers
Download our current list of Contracts and Suppliers.More Info
CONTRACT PARTICIPATION FORMS
Currently when councils engage with a Local Buy Supplier, the key indicator that the supplier is being engaged through Local Buy is the reference to the Local Buy contract name and number on a purchase order. However, this method is not fool proof and occasionally the officer responsible for the procurement of goods and services may forget to include a reference to Local Buy. This technically means they are not purchasing through a Local Buy contract and could be non-compliant with the Local Government Regulation.
The Contract Participation Form allows council to “Opt-In” to contracts they nominate.
For example, if a council always purchased concrete products through Local Buy they could sign a Contract Participation Form for our Pipes, Pumps & Concrete Products arrangement to inform the suppliers on that contract that every purchase from their council is through the Local Buy contract even if it is not referred to on the purchase order. This makes it much easier for council to engage and easy for the supplier to record purchases for their quarterly return.
Local Buy contacts all suppliers and ensures they are aware of which councils have signed Contract Participation Forms and that any purchases moving forwards are through Local Buy and at Local Buy rates.
If you are interested in hearing more about protecting your officers by utilising a Contract Participation Form, please contact Local Buy on email@example.com.