Are You Meeting Supplier Diversity Goals?

Did you know that hiring NECI helps you meet supplier diversity goals? If your organization is like most, diversity in supplier selection is a big deal.  Many public bodies, such as the City of Toronto, actually have diversity goals embedded into their corporate... Read More

Sloppy Scopes Lead to Cloudy Contracts

Sloppy Scopes Lead to Cloudy Contracts Procurement professionals agree that drafting a thorough and precise Scope of Work (or Scope of Supply) is critical to realizing best value from the competitive process. Without a clear understanding of the scope, respondents are... Read More

Free Procurement Coffee Chat

Percolating Procurement Issues: Free Procurement Coffee Chat with the President of NECI Starts September 21 Back by popular demand, an online coffee chat with Maureen Sullivan informed by your questions. To register, send us an email at Read More

Solving the Mystery of the CETA Thresholds

Maureen Sullivan A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT As many of you know, for the last few months I have been on the hunt to uncover the anticipated conversion rate for SDRs under the pending CETA.  I have tapped into many senior procurement practitioners, executives,... Read More

A Message From the President

A Message From the President In today’s newsletter we have examined the North Pacific Roadbuilders case where failure to disclose critical terrain information in the solicitation package cost Aecom Canada Ltd. $2 million in damages, plus immeasurable damage to its... Read More