How To Find & Win Blue Light Tenders

How To Find & Win Blue Light Tenders: Simply Explained 

The demand for more efficient and valuable procurement continues to be a driving factor for many buyers across the UK, including both public and private sectors. 


With billions of pounds spent within our emergency services each year; covering the police service, fire service and emergency medical services, achieving value for money and longevity of investment presents existing and new suppliers huge opportunities. 


As the government strives to work with a diverse supply chain, if you supply products, works or services into the police, fire or rescue services, you should read on to find out how you can find and win blue light tenders.

How To Find Blue Light Tenders

The Blue Light Procurement Database (BLPD) was set up to make it easier for bidders to find and access tender information for the police, fire & rescue services. 

Here, you can view the full contracts register and contract awards list, including supplier and buyer details, as well as contract renewal dates. In the Blue Light Procurement Database, there are details of over 6,500 contracts, which gives the scale of the number of opportunities being bid for.

So, do you also want to bid for the latest blue light tenders? - To access and view the latest blue light tender opportunities, suppliers should register free to the Blue light e-tendering portal. This e-tendering portal is used to view, engage, obtain tender documents and submit blue light tenders. 

Unlike Crown Commercial Services (CCS), who provide a full procurement solution, setting up compliant framework agreements for public sector buyers, the Blue light e-tendering portal provides a system for buyers or groups of buyers to run their tenders through it, and it will be the portal you will be submitting your proposal through.

How To Win Blue Light Tenders

At Thornton & Lowe, we understand the blue light tenders process, what public-sector buyers are looking for, and most importantly how to bid and win contracts in this industry.

If you are looking for a bid writing partner who has extensive experience and credentials with successful blue light tenders, then please get in touch with us today. 

Our win rate is consistently over 70% for our clients, which includes working largely with small and medium enterprises, many of whom have also found blue light tenders a real challenge. 

Find out more about our bid writing services here.

Tender Pipeline

Are you wondering how you can find other public and private opportunities and contract awards?

Look no further. 

At Thornton & Lowe, we have built our very own software to help people find specific tenders for their industry. 

Our software, Tender Pipeline, has access to millions of tenders & bids across Europe

Within a few easy clicks, you can be browsing our tender pipeline and monitor who is winning public contracts in your sector.  

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