E-sourcing

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Group Procurement in DFDS uses e-sourcing to optimize the sourcing process. The e-sourcing tool allows suppliers to participate in a fair, efficient and structured bidding process.

  • What are the benefits of e-sourcing?
  • Structured, streamlined process
  • Transparency and fairness
  • Time savings – an eAuction does not have to take longer than ½ hour
  • Clear requirements made available
  • Easily accessible from anywhere
  • Suppliers can participate at no costs
  • Faster evaluation of submitted bids
  • Secure, user-friendly web-based platform with simple submission formats
  • One key contact – most communication channeled through one system

Different parts of E-sourcing

E-RFx

  • Tool used for RFI, RFP and RFQ
  • Can include both pricing as well as qualitative evaluation parameters

  • E-auctions

    • Before an e-auction, the pre-qualification of suppliers takes place
    • Higher level of market transparency, as participants will receive real-time market information
    • Option for suppliers to submit as many bids as they like
    • E-auctions can include both pricing as well as qualitative evaluation parameters
    • Time savings – an eAuction does not have to take longer than ½ hour

    Important information to participants of an e-sourcing process

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