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Five Reasons to Reject the Low Bid

Many construction projects are awarded to the lowest bidder by owners who erroneously believe they are getting the best value.  Bid competitions that are price-based are popular and are effective only  when drawings and specifications are complete, consice and clear.  1,146 more words

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French contract award records

The data were taken from the contract award records of the Bulletin Officiel des Annonces des Marchés Publics (BOAMP). From 2006 to 2011, 565,557 transactions completed between 6,182 contractors (procurers) and 26,570 suppliers were analyzed. 192 more words


Out of sight, out of mind? Supplier spatial proximity in French public procurement

The paper studies the impact of spatial proximity on supplier selection in the French public sector. While French public procurement legislation forbids consideration of supplier location in the procurement process, public contractors may still rely on spatial proximity for complex transactions necessitating mutual adjustments with suppliers. 239 more words