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5 February 2018
The starting price in electronic auctions

The starting price in electronic auctions

2017 was a record year for the electronic auctions carried out on Logintrade Procurement Platform. The result of 20 538 carried out auctions is almost 40% higher, in comparison with the past year. Keeping in mind that more and more often auctions are used in the public sector, 2018 may […]
5 December 2017
Designing of the procurement strategy

Designing of the procurement strategy

Strategic intent The strategic intent document exists in connection with other key documents that include the bylaws and the procurement procedure. While the above-mentioned documents, which are part of the organizational structure, describe repeatable processes and activities, the strategy will normally contain a description of projects of an ad hoc […]
28 July 2017
An efficient offer inquiry

An efficient offer inquiry

Offer inquiries are one of the basic tools for communication between merchants and suppliers in the sourcing process. Their use mainly affects the efficiency in obtaining offers, but also the communication and ultimately the image of the buying company. In many situations, the approach to the inquiry is closely related […]
21 June 2017
Methodology of savings calculation in B2B procurement

Methodology of savings calculation in B2B procurement

Introduction The topic of savings in business procurements has become very popular during the time of global crisis in the years 2008-2010. Business owners and company management boards started to particularly observe the expenditures connected not only with th employment, but also  procurement. Many projects targeted at reduction of procurement […]
1 June 2017
Procurement 2.0 – a new perspective

Procurement 2.0 – a new perspective

New challenges The economic crisis in 2008 forced companies to implement projects aimed at achievement of savings, as well as at other view on the function of procurement in enterprises. Many enterprises had to face the problem of cost reduction in order to maintain the financial liquidity as well as […]
27 April 2017
Request for quotation (RFQ) in the purchasing process

Request for quotation (RFQ) in the purchasing process

“Transport services are an idiosyncratic thing, making it impossible to utilize the Procurement Platform”. We hear this a lot when we consult the procurement areas with our clients. Nothing could be further from the truth. Things seem impossible only until someone actually does them. Contracting transport services is no exception. […]
7 March 2017
E-auctions in B2B procurement

E-auctions in B2B procurement

E-auctions are becoming an increasingly popular tool supporting the process of business procurement. In many situations they are an alternative to negotiations with suppliers. In particular, e-auctions are known to users of procurement platforms, where you can also place electronic offer inquiries. The main goal of using electronic auctions is […]