type of procurement
Task 1: Select a product or service category where you would use the following
as a Contract Agreement.
a. An order;
b. A contract;
c. A supply Agreement.
List your reasons for this type of procurement for each.
Task 2: Describe the main commercial issues involved in setting up a contract
for each of the following:
a. Construction of a new distribution warehouse
b. Supply of computer PC monitors
c. Equipment maintenance.
Task 3: In your organization or a logistics/transport organization with which you are familiar, highlight where the legal terms ‘offer’, ‘counter offer’, ‘acceptance’ and ‘consideration’ apply in the Procurement procedure/process, and identify the terminology used instead of these actual legal terms.
Task 4: Using the three Contracts from Task 3.2, identify any legislation that is relevant to each of these contracts.
Task 5: Using the three Contracts from Task 3.2, identify the main contractual terms and conditions that would apply to each of these contracts.
Task 6: Using the key elements of the Procurement systems and procedures that apply in your organization or a logistics/transport organization with which you are familiar, assume that all the activities and sub-processes are electronic. Highlight the legal issues arising at each stage of the process and confirm what practices need to be adopted to ensure legal compliance.