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Our Clients

We’re proud to work with some of the world’s most recognisable companies, international government bodies and customers large and small from all levels of the public and private sectors worldwide

20% of companies listed on the FTSE 100 Index rely on BiP’s expertise to help them grow, and our clients include Government departments from around the world. Each has turned to BiP’s knowledge and experience to help them do business better. In the UK alone, we now have over 5000 users of our public sector products and more than 250,000 businesses registered to use our private sector services. As a growing SME, we practise what we preach and regularly bid for and win valuable public sector contracts and places on major framework agreements. Scroll down to see some of our major clients in the UK and overseas.

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Steve Shirley – Mastercard

Natalie Simpson – David Philips Contracts

UK Government

 

Crown Commercial Service

Department of Health

Ministry of Defence

Scottish Government

Welsh Government

International Governments

 

A World Bank financed project for the provision of procurement monitoring agent services. BiP conducted an audit of procurement activities and provided recommendations on how processes, procedures and organisational structures could be improved.

The Kenyan Ministry of Education

We are also delivering national procurement, supply chain and compliance capacity building projects in a number of other states in the Middle East, including Kuwait and Lebanon.

Capacity Building Projects in The Middle East

BiP delivered a fully customised version of our eSourcing solution for the United Arab Emirates Army Purchasing Directorate.

United Arab Emirates

BiP has worked with the Government and business groups in South Korea to share best practice in public procurement, supply chain optimisation and supplier engagement.

South Korea

BiP Solutions’ procurement consultants delivered an initial three-month phase of a performance assessment for the Public Procurement Bureau (PPB) in the Macedonian capital of Skopje. The project was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

BiP (in partnership with Planet and Crown Agents) successfully delivered a project to improve the legal and operational environment of Montenegro’s public procurement system to bring efficiency, transparency and accountability, and importantly to ensure the national procurement legislations harmonisation with EU legislation and practice in the area of public procurement

Government of Montenegro

BiP hosted a study tour to the UK for personnel from Tanzania’s Central Government. The visit focused on best practice in public procurement and included a series of workshops and on-site visits to a number of key public and private organisations

Government of Tanzania

BiP provide ‘Technical Support for the Modernisation of Public Procurement in Lebanon’ both in Lebanon and from their head offices in Glasgow

Government of Lebanon

BiP provided consultancy services to increase the participation of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in public sector procurement, and delivered an Integrated Electronic Procurement and Supplier Registry software solution

Government of the Bahamas

BiP in partnership with CAA International reviewed and updated the: Kuwait air legislation; Kuwait civil aviation safety regulations; advisory and guidance material; technical procedures and forms for the Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation

Government of Kuwait

BiP (in partnership with Planet) provided consultancy to the Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina, to contribute to develop the national public procurement system to include EU standards and practices, deliver training on the practical application of the procurement legislation and to develop IT tools to assist in the monitoring of the public procurement.”

Government of the Federation of Bosnia And Herzegovina

BiP (in partnership with Planet) delivered consultancy to improve the public procurement framework of the Republic of Kosovo, to ensure that it is transparent, effective and well organised as it faces the challenges of EU accession.

Republic of Kosovo

BiP (in partnership with GFA) delivered technical assistance for the development of a national health management information system (NHMIS) for St Lucia

Government of St Lucia

BiP partner with the Irish Government’s Office of Government Procurement (OGP) to deliver Procurex Ireland.

Government of Ireland

Procurement Organisations

 

BiP delivered a bespoke Contract Management System via a Software as a Service model to the Department for Transport (DfT) its Executive Agencies and Arms Length Bodies.

Department for Transport

Department of Energy & Climate Change

Forestry Commission

National Audit Office

Department of Health

Office for National Statistics

Ministry of Defence

Crown Commercial Service

Enterprise Ireland

Office of Fair Trading

BiP delivered a bespoke Contract Management System via a Software as a Service model to the Department for Transport (DfT) its Executive Agencies and Arms Length Bodies.

Department for Transport

BiP delivered an online Japanese Defence Guide containing analysis of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, the wider Japanese defence industry and a guide to doing business in Japan, for UK companies wishing to work within the Japanese defence marketplace. This project was delivered for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Embassy in Tokyo.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

BiP delivered a feasibility study for the ‘Implementation of eProcurement’ for the African Union Commission (AUC), to look at how this could improve procurement at the AUC and create a better and more cooperative system for the Peoples of Africa.

African Union – Ethiopia

BiP Solutions are delivering a Feasibility Study, to investigate the viability of a Digital Procurement Service comprised of a supply chain solution and engagement program to ensure local, small and underserved businesses have opportunities to bid for contract opportunities arising from the 2028 Games in Los Angeles, the 2022 Super Bowl, the 2026 World Cup and major capital infrastructure projects, such as Metro’s Measure M.

Los Angeles Business Council Initiative (LABCi)

BiP provide the Online Marketplace (OMP) supply chain solution for Expo 2020 Dubai. This is a comprehensive, business to business platform where opportunities from Expo 2020 Dubai, and related supply chain opportunities will be posted by organisations, able to act as both buyers and suppliers, in a similar way to the UK’s CompeteFor servicev

EXPO 2020 Dubai

BiP deliver Scotland’s National Supplier Development Programme’s website, as well as creating and delivering public procurement training on their behalf.

Supplier Development Programme

BiP delivered both the CompeteFor supply chain solution to open the supply chains of the London 2012 Games to SMEs, and the Buyer Engagement Team to ensure that as many supply chain opportunities as possible were made available to suppliers. CompeteFor is a lasting legacy of the 2012 Games and is still going strong 10 years after its launch, in support of projects such as HS2.

London 2012 Olympics/TfL/Mayor of London

BiP provided the 2014 Commonwealth Games procurement portal and provided training for buyers and a field based supply chain engagement team.

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Corporate Clients

 

Fujitsu

Lockheed Martin

Caterpillar

Rolls Royce

Mastercard

Canon

GlaxoSmithKline

SSE

Vodaphone

BT

BiP provided procurement consultancy to the Isles of Scilly Smart Energy Islands Project, led by Hitachi Europe and supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

Hitachi Europe

International Financial Institutions

 

BiP provided eProcurement, training and legal components of an EU-funded programme aimed at building public procurement capacity in Kosovo, and assisting in the development of public procurement systems that are compliant with the EU Directives. The purpose of the project was to assist in the development of the public procurement system for Kosovo and ensure that the system is compatible and up to date with EU Standards and promotes efficiency and transparency in the use of public funds. A second project has commenced in Kosovo to build on the foundation prepared by the initial project.

European Commission (EuropeAid) and Government of Kosovo

BiP delivered the key elements of a 20-month, EU-funded project, entitled ‘Further development and strengthening of the public procurement system in Montenegro’.The purpose of this project was to improve the legal and operational environment of the public procurement system in Montenegro to bring efficiency, transparency and accountability in public spending.

European Commission (EuropeAid) and Government of Montenegro

Enterprise Ireland, the national economic development agency in the Republic of Ireland, engaged BiP to provide a rolling programme of capacity building support for a number of companies from the Enterprise Ireland fast growth programme for software technology providers. The programme is focused on Irish software technology companies that wish to provide their products and services to the public sector.

Enterprise Ireland

BiP developed an eProcurement portal for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which retains their fiduciary control and ensures transparency of their clients procurement processes to ensure that the money is being spent in the most appropriate way. BiP also provide ongoing helpdesk support for this portal.

European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

BiP led a project, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the University of Technology in Jamaica (UTECH), to establish the only official CIPS study centre in the Caribbean. This forms a vital part of a CDB funded project to establish a Caribbean Regional Centre of Excellence in Procurement.

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

BiP delivered consultancy as part of a major consultancy review of the Macedonian Public Procurement Bureau (PPB) funded by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The aim of consultancy was to bring the PPB in line with its targets of greater procurement integration, increased collaborative procurement, reduction of corruption and the successful positioning of the Bureau as the model for best practice procurement in the country.

US AID (Macedonia)

Study Tours

 

BiP has hosted a programme of study workshops for personnel from Central and Regional Government and the private sector in China. Over 60 delegates have participated to date in best practice workshops at the BiP training centre in Glasgow. Subjects covered in the workshops included public procurement, supply chain optimisation and supplier engagement.

Chinese Government, Department of Commerce of Yunnan Province

A pan-European study on the requirements for an electronic defence equipment marketplace for the EDA. This involved in-country engagement with defence departments and supplier organisations from EU Member States to establish and report on their views and issues.The findings from BiP’s study were then used in the shaping of future strategy by the EDA.

European Defence Agency

BiP hosted a study tour to the UK for personnel from Central Government in Tanzania. The visit focused on best practice in public procurement and included a series of workshops and on-site visits to a number

Government of Tanzania

BiP hosted a successful study tour for the Lebanese Government’s Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR), the Lebanese Tender Board and their Court of Account. The tour was designed to explain Scotland’s approach to public procurement, and to accomplish this, the programme included speakers from across the Scottish public sector, BiP and industry who explained the legislation, regulations and technology which underpin the Scottish Model of Procurement.

Government of Lebanon

BiP delivered a study tour for representatives of the Government of Montenegro as part of a wider project to harmonise their national procurement legislation with the European Union’s Acquis Communautaire.

Government of Montenegro