The Glasgow Airport procurement team works together with the business and suppliers to deliver maximum value in the procurement of all goods and services, whilst ensuring the highest possible standards are maintained.
The team has two key functions
This procurement function procures and manages a range of contracts on behalf of Glasgow Airport, from maintenance and professional services to hardware and utilities - essentially all goods and services required to keep our airport operational.
This procurement function is responsible for managing the supply chain of materials and professional services needed for the delivery of capital projects at Glasgow Airport.
In conjunction with our Business Support Centre, the Glasgow Airport procurement team are responsible for the overall purchasing process - from raising a requisition to paying supplier invoices.
Our Procurement Policy
Glasgow Airport is committed to procuring from the marketplace to achieve the best value whilst minimising risk and following all applicable procedures. We adopt a clear, concise and fair contracting basis and ensure that all parties understand their obligations and liabilities.
All procurement activities will be guided by the following principles:
- Ethical business practice
- Value for money
- Safety through behaviours and contracts
- Contractual diligence and management
Procurement Policy (144KB PDF)
Sustainable Procurement Policy (170KB PDF)
Standard Conditions of Trading
The Heathrow Terms and Conditions for the purchase of goods and/or services are Glasgow Airport’s minimum conditions of trading. In addition to these, there is an extensive suite of contract forms available to use for different procurement requirements. All items will be procured using the correct form of contract for the works, services or goods being procured. They will be identified and made available at the time of tender.
Glasgow Airport operates a 'No PO, No Pay policy, please do not provide any works, services or goods without a valid Contract/PO.
Glasgow Airport does not pre-approve suppliers to be added to an 'approved supplier' database. Approved status is granted upon the award of a contract following a successful tendering process.
What we look for in a supplier
Naturally our tendering processes and award criteria will be different depending on the type of goods and/or services being procured. However, we will typically award on the basis of most economically advantageous tender with competition being our primary vehicle to demonstrate the delivery of value. Areas that may be looked at when assessing suppliers include:
- Safety record
- Integrity - ethics and sustainability
- Value for money
- Quality of product and/or service
- Standard of performance and technical capability
- Delivery performance reliability - get things right and deliver against commitments
- Risk management capability
- Ability to support attainment of short term goals as well as long term objectives
- Innovation that delivers benefits
For supplier enquiries, please contact
St Andrew's Drive,
For invoicing or payment issues, please contact the Business Support Centre Customer Services
Telephone: 0141 585 6000
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