In Northern Ireland, there exists an array of procurement routes and methods of selecting contractors to carry out public and private building and maintenance related works.
The one aspect quite clear is the reluctance to adopt e-auctions in construction, beyond the pale of one shot tendering. Why not second or third shot tendering to achieve the optimum value ?
Every passing day, a greater number of people use Gumtree, Ebay and Amazon to buy and sell individual products and satisfy themselves with cost savings attained, however small.
Why should building work be any different, small or large ?
The time has arrived, if not quite passed, for the local industry to try and harness the internet, to increase real productivity in construction works ! EU compliant Marketdojo is an option for Public or Private sector works ! We have secured a free trail on any one scheme….avail of the possible cost savings on your scheme !