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News Alert - Tendering - Are you overlooking potential business opportunities?
Tendering - Are you overlooking potential business opportunities?
Wednesday 15 February 2012
|Tendering - Are you overlooking potential business opportunities? |
Tendering is common practice for businesses supplying goods or services to other businesses and particularly the public sector. These days larger jobs and most government work for supply contracts spread over time can require very specific tendering processes. Before being put off by the time consuming process, or the prospect of missing out to any one of a number of competitors, you might want to consider the upside of participating.
Writing a tender can help clarify your business aims, strengths and weaknesses. The process forces you to be concise about your businessís real competitive advantage. Most tender processes also provide the opportunity for feedback, so you can learn more about how your company stands relative to the competition. †Finally, it provides a means of increasing your company profile with the customer and helps clarify your understanding of their needs and approach to market.
Here are a few key points to consider:
†Think carefully before tendering
A disciplined approach
Should you decide to proceed don't be overwhelmed by the apparent complexity of the tender process as specialist assistance is available. †There are a few key things to keep in mind.†
†Every business is unique and the formal tendering processes vary, but the basic disciplines apply. †DKM can help you determine whether the tender is an appropriate opportunity to pursue and if required, assist in the preparation of a formal tender application.
Please contact your local client service advisor to discuss the benefits of tendering for your business.