Procurement Support Candor International provides a wide range of procurement services that are customized based on your organization's needs:
Specialized Licenses: Utilizing our range of specialized export licenses, Candor International is able to provide procurement support in the export of fuel, multi-purpose vehicles and other license-restricted equipment from Turkey into Syria.
Vendor Selection: Conducting market research, obtaining bids from a range of vendors, bids analysis and sample product evaluation. All bid collection and analysis activities are conducting under the guideline of strict donor-specific procurement policy.
Vendor Anonymity: In order to prevent procurement fraud during the vendor selection process. Candor International is able to conduct market research and provide your organization with anonymous bids to select from. By splitting the vendor research and vendor selection process, your organization can ensure the vendor was selected in a fair manner with no opportunity for vendors to influence the selection.
Vendor Management: Tracking the manufacturing process, conducting quality check on items, storage of equipment and supplies and inventory check prior to shipment loading.
Arranging customs clearance in a range of different Turkish cities.
Solving customs-related issues by working with high-level Turkish authorities.
Logistics and Delivery
Turkey Logistics: Arranging shipment from factories and warehouses across Turkey to Bab al-Hawa (Cilvegozu) or Bab al-Salamah (Oncupinar) buffer-zones. Competitive wait-times at borders.
Syria Logistics: Arranging shipment from Bab al-Hawa (Cilvegozu) or Bab al-Salamah (Oncupinar) buffer-zones to destinations in Idlib, Hama, Lattakia and Aleppo.
Buffer-Zone Transfer Monitoring: Candor International's field officers monitor and document the unloading and loading of items at buffer-zone to prevent any loss, theft or damage of items being transferred.
Buffer-Zone to Destination Accompaniment: Candor International's field officers travel from the buffer-zone to the destination in Syria to ensure shipment arrives safely and that there are no loss of items along the routes.
Destination Unloading Monitoring: Candor International's field officers monitor and document with photos and videos the unloading process at the destination to ensure recipient receives all items complete and undamaged.
Supply Chain Management Whether your organization has no prior experience in cross-border procurement from Turkey into Syria or your procurements are small in number and far apart, Candor International will dedicate a procurement team that will work on all of your organization's procurement processes. Our teams can work either exclusively for your organization or can be contracted on an as-per-needed basis.
Local Expertise If your organization is newly established in Turkey, setting up a procurement team from scratch can be a costly and time-intensive task. Candor International can provide your organization with a procurement team that will support your organization's procurement needs and help establish proccesses that will allow your organization to create its own procurement team upon gaining the necessary local expertise.
Cost Savings Irregular procurement patterns within organizations often result in paying for procurement staff even when there is no work. By utilizing an external procurement team, your organization will only need to cover the cost of procurement staff when there is actual work.
When large procurements overburden existing procurement staff and it is not cost-effective to hire additional staff members to support the irregularly large procurement, Candor International can provide staff members to support existing efforts to save your organization significant costs in hiring additional staff.
Time Efficiency Candor International offers turn-key solutions to your organization's procurement needs. Upon determinining the needs of your organization's procurement processes, Candor International is able to provide your organization with a group of local procurement experts that are ready to start work within no time.
The procurement expertise of Candor International's team also translates into a quicker procurement timeframe. Through its extensive network of contacts in the Turkish market, Candor International is able to complete market researching, vendor selection, production and shipment within weeks not months.
Procurement Assessment Candor International can help improve your organization's procurement services by reviewing your procurement processes, past and on-going bids, and your organization's relationship with vendors.
Reviewing Past and Ongoing Tenders
Conduct market research to compare the price and timeliness of the bids your organization received
Interview vendors who have won and lost tenders to gain insight
Verify authenticity of bids received and bidding vendors
Assess Procurement Processes
Full assessment of procurement processes and policies to assess strengths and weaknesses
Interview procurement staff to gain insight into threats and opportunities within procurement departments