Procurement is about far more than achieving the best price, quality and service for products you buy. We help clients to develop, implement and manage bespoke procurement and supply chain strategies.
Market Price Analysis
How do you know if you are paying the best price? We tender hundreds of products throughout the year and store competitive bids on Pelican Libra, our live market price database. We’ll use this to analyse your current costs.
Discover how competitive your current pricing is using our market price database
Our procurement analysts follow a stringent benchmarking process
Pelican has helped us to deliver on our cost improvement programme, with savings of over £100,000 already realised and more to follow
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
How can you achieve a balance between the price, quality, service and standards you require? Professional tendering gives you the power to determine the precise product specification, service levels and any additional support you need suppliers to deliver.
Pelican’s expertise in foodservice purchasing and professional procurement is unique in the marketplace and we will help you achieve your specific goals.
Our CIPS-qualified team work to the latest procurement legislation and the highest standards of professional tendering practice.
We work closely with you and all key stakeholders at every step so all current and future needs are included in the tender.
We demand that suppliers meet all current health & safety and relevant food industry standards.
We don’t discriminate. Work with the local, regional and national suppliers that best fit your needs
Our team manage all aspects of the formal tendering process on your behalf – leaving you to concentrate on your core business.
Achieve smooth contract mobilisation with Pelican’s in-depth process
Pelican sit down and take the time to really get to know your organisation – they listened to us and importantly only provide advice that is best for us
Keble College, University of Oxford
Our team, supported by our Pi system, will ensure you are receiving maximum savings, quality and service from your suppliers for the whole duration of your contract. Pelican provides you with valuable management operational support, allowing you to focus on meeting the needs of your customers.
The typical operational Pelican team that will support you:
Sustainability has become a priority for all foodservice operators and Pelican will help you achieve your goals through professional procurement, spelling out your sustainability requirements in the tender specification as part of contractual terms.
Our procurement experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience to support you with individual projects:
Your customers care about the ethical and responsible sourcing of food products. Demonstrate that your organisation is taking the lead in sustainability with the Soil Association’s Food for Life Served Here (FFLSH) Award, which is widely used by foodservice operators to show independent recognition of sustainable practice.
We are a member of the FFLSH Supplier Scheme, so we can fully support you in successfully gaining this award:
Anna analysed our hot food menu and suggested recommendations in order to achieve 75% of our dishes to be freshly prepared using seasonal ingredients
The Collegiate Trust
Our procurement managers will help you achieve the best value across wide range of categories.
Fruit & Vegetables
Bread & Bakery
Specialist & Fine Foods
Beers, Wines & Spirits
Light & Commercial Equipment
Tableware & disposables
Cleaning & hygiene
Workwear & footwear
Laundry & linen
Gas & lighting
Paint & DIY
Marketing & Printing
Are you interested in working with Pelican? Get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.
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