Local Content and Supplier Development

Supplier Development:

  • End-to-end design and management of Enterprise and Supplier Development solutions for B-BBEE, including supplier development fund
  • Global best practice approach to local and B-BBEE procurement and supplier development
  • Demand-side (procurement) analysis in order to decide where to start and with which approach, as well as to help weigh the pros and cons of various strategies
  • Supply-side analysis, in order to help determine what is available in the market at what levels as well as to assist with finding new suitable suppliers for procurement and/or development programmes
  • Gap analysis, matching and development of preferencing strategies for procurement
  • Procurement policies, plans and detailed technical guidelines
  • Management of funds for Enterprise or Supplier Development, including contract funding, invoice factoring, asset finance and growth/expansion finance
  • Set up of supplier development programmes
  • Detailed evaluation of suppliers / SMMEs for development programmes using internationally developed tools adapted for South Africa
  • Tender and contract management for developing SMMEs that are growing in their service offering or capacity for larger/corporate clients, including cash flow management
  • Funding readiness assistance for SMEs
  • Linkages to the most appropriate Business Development Support (BDS) partners and funds
  • Ongoing management of or outsourcing of supplier development implementations

Local Content:

  • Analysis of and assistance with Local Content for B-BEE and economic development requirements within government tenders

For more information on International Research, and our Supplier Development Offering, click on the downloads below:

Our International Research on Supplier Development