Survey of State & Local Government Procurement Professionals - 2019

Published: July 08, 2019

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Understanding challenges faced by SLED agencies, with implications for contractors

GovWin’s 2019 survey of government procurement professionals reveals important trends and insights into the current state, local, and education (SLED) government purchasing environment.

Download the report to learn:

  • Challenges facing buyers and procurement teams
  • The latest results of GovWin’s annual Procurement Performance Index (PPI)
  • Trends in issuing bids and purchasing spend, including the overall outlook for purchasing
  • Insights for contractors to help them better understand their government customers, win more contracts, and grow their revenue

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary (p. 03)
  • Introduction (p. 04)
  • Profile of Survey Participants (p. 05)

  • Procurement Performance
  • Turnaround/Response Times are Similar(p. 07)
  • Customer Service Stablizes (p. 08)
  • Trust is Slightly Reduced (p. 09)
  • Procurement Performance Index (pp. 10-11)
  • Top Challenges: Budgets & Cumbersome Bureaucracy(p. 12)
  • Procurement Staff Continue to Struggle with Workloads (p. 13)
  • Fewer Government Struggle to Attract Bidders(p. 14)

  • Procurement Outlook
  • Spending Environment to Remain Healthy (p. 15)
  • Bid Volume Steady (p. 16)
  • Historical Trends in Spending(p. 17)
  • Historical Trends in Bids(p. 18)
  • Contractor Perspective on Spending & Bids (p. 19)
  • Describing the Healthy Purchasing Outlook (p. 20)

  • Procurement Efficiency
  • Reasons for Using Cooperative Contracts (p. 21)
  • Demand Continues for e-Procurement Systems (p. 22)
  • Conclusions (p. 23)