Bidders engage PPADB over vague tender terms

Complicated specifications have been identified as one of the major factors that pose difficulties for companies, when bidding for government procurement tenders.

During a workshop hosted by Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB), participants raised concerns that they often struggle to understand the tender requirements. “In most cases tender specifications are always complicated and so we are requesting that PPADB should try to simplify the tender specifications so that everyone of us will understand what is required,” said one participant.

The workshop was aimed at capacitating the suppliers of goods on public procurement procedures, to empower them to submit competitive tender offers, as well as ensure that bidders comply with tender requirements to reduce the rate of disqualifications.

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