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Devon Districts Procurement Strategy 2019-2022

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9. Behaving Commercially

Procurement will support the realisation of income generation through the creation of commercial activities, exploitation of co-operative and collaborative working and encourage innovation through its tendering practices.

Outcome Actions Priority 
Commercial Endorsement for all new tender activity Include criteria in business case for commercial elements/activity to be considered Medium
Pre procurement engagement guidance Provide guidance and examples of soft market testing / pre-procurement engagement to inform procurement activity and supply chain engagement Low
Innovation in provision of goods, works and services Encourage innovation in all tender activity and provide guidance to stakeholders. Low