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Suppliers

Suppliers can register their interest by completing the supplier registration form. Western Power maintains a registry of suppliers wishing to provide goods and/or services. However, it does not guarantee being given the opportunity to formally quote for tender. Suppliers are assessed in accordance with our policies and guidelines. Only forms that have the mandatory fields completed can be submitted for assessment.

By completing the registration form it does not guarantee that you will be given the opportunity to formally quote or tender for providing goods and/or services.

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Western Power’s purchase orders contain general terms and conditions. If the purchase order is issued under an existing contract between Western Power and the supplier, then the terms of that existing contract will apply. In these circumstances, the purchase order will include a reference to the contract number of that existing contract. 

Where there is no existing contract between Western Power and the supplier, Western Power’s purchase order terms and conditions will apply.

Only under certain guidelines and not during times of Technical Specification development or during the period of an open tender.

No, Western Power seeks to obtain the best value for money when purchasing goods and services from external providers. Value for money comprises price, quality, relevant experience, track record, timeliness of delivery and a number of other factors.

Preferred Vendor ship arrangements are established to pre-qualify suppliers for specific goods or services. Being a preferred vendor does not guarantee any work, however it does ensure that the ordering process under the arrangement is more streamlined and does not require suppliers to resubmit their standard safety, environment and quality information, or departures from the commercial documentation.