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Supplier Opportunities with NEPO in 2020 Released

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Suppliers in Scotland are invited to engage with procurement activity through NEPO (North East Procurement Organsiation) through the end of 2020. NEPO has summarised the procurement activity that will be undertaken on behalf of North East local authorities during the period July to December 2020.

The pipeline will help suppliers plan for upcoming competitive opportunities, for example by coordinating bid-writing resources, or upskilling through NEPO Business Club free training. Tender training for Scottish SMEs and supported businesses is also available through the Supplier Development Programme's free webinar events.

NEPO's pipeline includes a number of market consultation exercises to ensure that the regional procurement solutions are developed in line with supplier insight. In addition, competitive opportunities will be published for goods, works and services, including:

  • Demolition Services
  • Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Works
  • Building Materials DPS
  • Aggregates and Concrete
  • Concrete & Mortar
  • Office Supplies
  • Translation & Interpreting Services
  • Children & Adult Barristers
  • Early Payment Service
  • Advertising
  • Catering Disposables
  • Lift & Escalator Maintenance
  • Managed Remarketing
  • Acquisition of HGV and SV
  • Energy Performance Certificates
  • Water Retail Services

Suppliers are invited to view NEPO’s pipeline of procurement activity (July to December 2020).

NEPO works in partnership with North East England's local authorities on the strategic procurement of high value goods and services in order to deliver savings, maximise efficiencies and promote best practice. NEPO also works closely with the region’s supply base to boost competitive skills, signpost tendering opportunities and improve procurement processes.

To receive notifications of opportunities relevant to your area of business, suppliers can also register on the NEPO Portal. Registration is free of charge and will ensure you receive the latest opportunities from NEPO, North East England local authorities and Nexus, with the option to receive notifications from additional public sector buyers.

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