Two-Tier Contracting. Presented by Bart Potter Marci Disken Scott Geist Oct. 30, 2013. Two-tier contracting process. A procurement within a procurement The first tier is similar to a typical master contract and (usually) results in a competitively pre-qualified vendor pool
Oct. 30, 2013
When might the state consider two-tier contracts?
Every two-tier contract is a little different, but there is one common denominator:
You cannot just pick your vendor from the qualified vendor pool*. All vendors in the pool must be given an opportunity to win your business.
* DES is considering options to allow customers to choose from a pre-qualified list if the project falls under the direct-buy limit.
Procurement reform is changing the look of two-tier contracts.
MCC and its customers recognized the first-tier process has been lengthy for customers. Proposed changes include:
Changes we’ve already made:
Proposed changes include: