The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today launched an online eTendering and planning package to help companies compete for up to 2,000 contracts throughout the delivery of the London 2012 Games.
As well as projects directly procured by the ODA, main venue contractors will be able to advertise supply chain contracts through the site.Firms will be able to look ahead at large-scale contracts in a 'future opportunities' section of the London 2012 website.They can then tender for them online when contracts go live on the ODA's eTendering website https://etenders.london2012.com. ODA chief executive David Higgins said: 'We want to ensure that businesses can see the opportunities in advance so they can prepare to bid. We also want to make the contracting process straightforward, consistent and simple.'A further service will be launched this spring to support businesses, particularly those that are small and medium-sized, to access further opportunities to supply and subcontract to the ODA and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games' main contractors and their supply chain.The latest Olympic contract was announced yesterday, with the ODA inviting expressions of interest for the phased design of the 3km public walkway that runs through the Olympic Park.