The Scottish procurement community’s finest celebrated recently at the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2012/13, held at the Marriott hotel in Glasgow.
The GO Awards Scotland recognise public sector procurement excellence, celebrate Scotland’s thriving business community and, for the past five years, have been the benchmark by which progress in public commissioning has been measured.
Alistair Merrill, Director, Procurement and Commercial, Scottish Government, said of the Awards: “Scotland is at the leading edge of procurement reform and the GO Awards are a unique platform to showcase excellence at a time when the expectations upon public procurement are greater than ever.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for organisations to share best practice, demonstrate innovation and recognise achievement in all aspects of their procurement activity.”
This year’s winners included some of the country’s leading procurement innovators, including Renfrewshire Council, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and Brookfield Multiplex Ltd, Tayside Contracts, Ready for Business, Scotland Excel and Health Facilities Scotland.
Capital Document Solutions, winners of this year’s GO Best Service Award, said:
“Winning this award represents the four Rs: responsibility, respect, tonight’s recognition and now the reward. We all feel elated after winning this award. This is the result of a tremendous team effort, as all of our staff are absolutely devoted to giving great service and customer support. We pride ourselves on maintaining a service that exceeds expectations and the GO Awards serve to highlight our total commitment to supporting our end-users through a service that greatly improves clients document processes and delivers real added value.”
Visit http://www.govopps.co.uk/go-awards-scotland/ for further details.
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