Online Procurement Services has successfully delivered to Rio Tinto Iron Ore the OPS platform which the engine driving the Local Procurement Programme. This programme has been extremely successful in providing opportunities for suppliers to engage with Rio Tinto.
The local procurement programme aims to support local businesses across the state to bid for work with Rio Tinto through the following activities:
Local procurement portal
Dedicated local procurement team
Increased collaboration with suppliers
Local procurement workshops
Partnering with business development specialists to build supplier capacity
Under the programme Rio Tinto’s dedicated team improves links to the company’s procurement opportunities with local suppliers.
The local procurement portal includes more information including details on the policy as well as upcoming opportunities for local businesses.