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advantages of selective tendering
Selective tendering has a low cost for production of tender documents since there is a small list of selected firms to tender. [ Price will be the main determinant for selection, since all other considerations would have been done already making the analysis process simple and faster. ]
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disadvantages of selective tendering in contracts
Weegy: Competitive tendering has many disadvantages. Because there are different types of competitive tendering, not all the disadvantages outlined below will apply in every situation. [ Factors such as whether open or closed competitive tendering is used; or whether competitive tendering is being used by a private or government organization will determine if these disadvantages apply. The disadvantages include: 1. Leading suppliers may not tender. Most Australian government procurement guidelines only allow suppliers who actually tender to be considered for a procurement decision. If the leading supplier or suppliers do not tender, the purchaser can only consider bids from suppliers who do tender. If leading suppliers are not considered, the purchaser may end up buying inferior product or service. There are several reasons leading suppliers may not submit a bid. These include: 1. The expense of the tendering process. Some complex tenders can involve huge costs that are not reimbursed to the bidder. 2. Suppliers may not believe that the tendering process is fair. 3. Suppliers may already be heavily committed to other customers and may not need the business that is being advertised by the purchaser. The supplier may be so popular that he has a waiting list. 2. Barriers to communication between supplier and customers. When making significant purchases, frank and open communication between potential supplier and customer is crucial. Competitive tendering is not conducive to open communication. "Practitioners have recognized that competitive tendering stifles valuable coordination between the procurer and potential supplier before the plans and specifications are finalized. To see this, note that the primary information that the procurer receives from suppliers in a competitive tender is their bid. A supplier has no incentive to offer the procurer advice on how to improve the plans or avoid certain pitfalls. In fact, the supplier would have the incentive ... (More)
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Weegy: Some of disadvantages of selective cutting are: * It is a very expensive method of silviculture to implement * It yields a higher volume of timber production * The rate of regrowth in a selective forest stand is much slower than in a clear cut stand [ * The method sometimes allows undesirable species of trees to predominate over those that are more desirable. ] User: disadantages of selective tendering in contracts Weegy: Please visit. [ ] (More)
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