Local Buy selects VendorPanel as sourcing platform for QLD-wide local government procurement ecosystem

August 2020 - Local Buy's Nex Gen program provides Councils with the most effective procurement systems and processes in an evolving technology landscape, with improved value for money, stronger probity and governance, and insights into how sourcing can support local communities. 


Cenitex moves towards centre-led procurement model with selection of VendorPanel

June 2020 - The platform will allow operational staff to manage low value sourcing, freeing Procurement to focus on strategic sourcing and deliver on integration roadmap. Cenitex GM of Procurement, Tim Jones, says: "Our team of skilled professionals were bogged down performing low impact tasks. VendorPanel has enabled us to safely hand over operational sourcing to non-procurement staff."


NT Government selects VendorPanel for digital procurement

May 2020 - The decision to move manual processes online was initiated by a competitive RFP. The Department of Corporate and Information Services said: “In an emerging market, VendorPanel demonstrated that they’re mature and have developed a highly functional product that meets all Government requirements.”


WALGA provides VendorPanel Marketplace to all WA Councils as part of COVID-19 recovery plan

April 2020 - Underwritten by WALGA and free to use for members and suppliers, Marketplace enables Local Government buyers to manage local procurement processes. WALGA President Mayor Tracey Roberts said the decision to provide the platform formed part of the Association’s response to the impacts of COVID-19.


Southern Program Alliance selects VendorPanel to deliver on social procurement and local development goals

A consortium consisting of Lendlease, Acciona, Coleman Rail and WSP has selected the VendorPanel procurement platform to support delivery of a major package of works for the Victorian Government’s Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA)


VendorPanel raises $2.35 million to simplify procurement, drive positive social & economic outcomes - August 2018

VendorPanel raises $2.35 million to simplify procurement, drive positive social & economic outcomes - August 2018


ICN NT partners with VendorPanel to deliver opportunities for Territory SMEs - August 2018

Industry Capability Network in the Northern Territory and VendorPanel have announced a partnership to help drive local economic development in the Territory. It will provide government, councils and enterprises with a marketplace to gain competitive quotes from ICN-registered businesses and SMEs.


VendorPanel makes The Martec's list of '25 Companies you must know' - August 2018

"In the last five years fintech has emerged from the shadows to become mainstream. While Sydney is known as the financial hub and does make up a larger portion of the Australian fintech startup population, Melbourne is hot on its heels". Read about the fintech leaders that are making waves.


Westpac names VendorPanel as a Top 20 Business of Tomorrow - July 2018

Winners were selected from over 1,000 entries from companies that reflect the passion of young Australians for building their own businesses. The judging panel included Alison Deans, board director at Cochlear, IAG and Westpac; Simon Cant, MD of Reinventure; and Ian Harper, dean of Melbourne Business School.


CIPS awards VendorPanel for success in driving local economic development through procurement - July 2018

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) has named VendorPanel a winner, for Most Innovative Use of Technology, in the 2018 Supply Management Awards. The winning submission was a case study on how the platform has helped customers direct procurement spend to drive local economic development. Other category winners included Newmont Mining, Rio Tinto, Westpac and Air New Zealand.


Social Procurement: the What, the Why and the How - June 2018

Social Procurement, long a force for good, is becoming part of mainstream procurement activity. This new video, produced by VendorPanel with the help of our partners in the Procure For Good initiative, explains the phenomenon.

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FinTech Australia shortlists VendorPanel for Excellence in Regtech - May 2018

Australia's peak body for technology and innovation in financial services has named VendorPanel a Finalist in this year's Finnies Awards, recognising the role of the procurement platform in assuring regulatory compliance.

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Groundbreaking Online Platform ProcureForGood To Drive Change - October 2017

New groundbreaking online platform ProcureForGood to drive positive social and economic change through procurement Award winning Australian procurement technology company VendorPanel has launched a groundbreaking new online platform ProcureForGood TM to drive positive social and economic change.

PASA Article

SAP Ariba replaced by local startup for Victoria's IT procurement - June 2017

Victoria-based startup VendorPanel has been appointed to manage the Victorian Government eServices platform, booting out SAP Ariba in the process.

ZDNet Article

New VendorPanel system to make VPS tech procurement easier - June 2017

The Victorian government is rolling out a new system for procuring ICT services, which it says will make accessing new technologies cheaper, easier and more efficient. All departments and ICT providers will now use a system provided by Melbourne-based company VendorPanel.

Mandarin Article

Victorian Government chooses VendorPanel to support eServices

Victorian Government has chosen VendorPanel to manage the eServices Register, a whole-of-Government arrangement for purchasing IT Services.

Overview & Video

Software Start-up and Indigenous Suppliers Team Up for Unique Business

A new online business connecting Indigenous suppliers with corporate and government buyers launched on Tuesday.

Pro Bono Article

Indigenous Business Marketplace launched

The Indigenous Business Marketplace was launched at Connect 2017 as a partnership between the Australian leader in Indigenous supplier diversity Supply Nation, and VendorPanel.

Overview & Video

Federal Government Cloud Panel adds VendorPanel as a partner

VendorPanel added as a new Supplier to the whole-of-government cloud services panel.

ARN Article

Top 10 Most Promising Procurement Solution Providers

VendorPanel in 2017 Ten Most Promising Procurement Solution Providers by CIO Outlook.

CIO Article

VendorPanel launches Pilot in Canada

VendorPanel has launched a collaborative pilot in Canada. Working with a regional group of Municipal Governments, VendorPanel is looking to validate application of the technology in the North American market. So far the feedback is great.

Press Release

Winner - Entrepreneurial Supplier of 2016

VendorPanel was announced as winner of 2016 Entrepreneurial Supplier of the Year at the PASA Conference based on a panel of procurement experts reviewing a shortlist, then procurement conference attendees voting on winner!

PASA Article

Changing Times for Low-Value Procurement Processes

"Changing Times for Low-Value Procurement Processes" Procurement News, by Procurious HQ. Old practices die hard, particularly in low-value procurement. However, an Australian start-up aims to change this...

Procurious Article

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