When everything is eventually tallied up, digital procurement could end up as a big pandemic winner.
One of the latest examples comes from Seattle-based DemandStar. The e-bidding procurement platform for state and local governments recently said that it had gained 200 new clients in the first half of this year, which already equals the number of agencies the company added in all of 2020.
The pandemic, with the sudden shift to remote work and the need to quickly source protective gear and related goods, stands as one of the main reasons for the growth at DemandStar and its competitors.
Full article available on GovTech, written by Thad Rueter .