This section contains all the information you need to find out about the procurement process at the Department for Transport including regularly updated prompt payment statistics. In addition, the new DfT procurement portal (http://dft.g2b.info/) is now available online. This aims to inform suppliers about what you need to do if you wish to become a supplier. It includes information about our purchasing arrangements and has details of past and present contacts.
Selling to DfT
This guidance aims to inform suppliers about our purchasing policies and what you need to do if you wish to become a supplier. Published: 9 August 2004. Modified: 23 January 2006.
Purchase order conditions of contract
The current DfT standard conditions of contract used when placing a purchase order (typically for goods and services valued at less than £25,000). Published: 29 December 2005. Modified: 16 January 2006.
Supply of goods conditions of contract
This is the current DfT standard conditions of contract used for the purchase of goods and the supply of services associated with those goods. Published: 29 December 2002.
Provision of services conditions of contract
This is the current DfT standard conditions of contract used for the procurement of a wide range of services (including research, professional services and consultancy). Published 13 August 2002. Modified 16 January 2006.
Instructions for tenderers
Information about the tendering process in the Department for Transport. Published: 13 August 2002. Modified: 16 January 2006.
DfT prompt payment statistics (Excel 17 Kb)
This table provides information on invoice payment performance for the Department. Published: 10 January 2005. Modified: 29 June 2006.