E-tendering/e-sourcing solution

FOI request reference: F0042572
Publication date: June 2015


Information held


Dear National Archives,

We understand that your organisation tendered for a e-tendering/e-sourcing solution to manage procurement/tenders.

Under the UK Freedom of Information Act , we kindly request the following information regarding your contract to use this e-tendering/e-sourcing solution:

Vendor / Supplier / Service providers Legal Name

Total contract value (or if this is ambiguous, the minimum value of the contracted services)

Value of services

Annual value of licenses/ annual support charge

Contract Period (Number of years)

Number of licensed users of the system, or other limitation under the contract (and extensions thereof)

Contract End Date

Please indicate with X against the following modules which are covered in the contract:

Entity Management

Tender Management

Contract Management

Contract Life Cycle Management

Spend Aggregation

Dynamic Reporting


Yours faithfully,


Dear Mr Copley,

Thank you for your enquiry of 26th June 2015

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)

I can confirm that The National Archives does not have any e-sourcing/e-tendering contracts and therefore we are unable to provide this information to you.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request or the decision which has been reached, you have the right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests must be submitted within two months of the date of this response and should be addressed to:
Quality Manager
Public Services Development Unit
The National Archives

Please mark your complaint clearly.  You have the right to ask the Information Commissioner (ICO) to investigate any aspect of your complaint.  However, please note that the ICO is likely to expect internal complaints procedures to have been exhausted before beginning his investigation.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Assessor
Freedom of Information Centre
Information Management and Practice Department
The National Archives

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