02 May 2016

Defence Supply Chain Tips: Steven Morgan [video]

The UK Ministry of Defence spends approximately £23bn on the procurement of goods and services with industry each year, making it one of the UK’s single largest buying organisations. Here DCB Editor Paul Elliott discusses the MOD supply chain with Commercial Director of the MOD, Steven Morgan, at DPRTE 2016.

In this interview Mr Morgan discusses SMEs, early engagement, and offers tips to businesses hoping to win MOD contracts.

Defence buying isn’t restricted to military supplies and materiel; its contracts include transferrable technologies such as civil transport, research and development, blue light services, cyber security solutions, and communications to name but a few.


Have you ever wondered what the MOD looks for in its diverse supplier base?

How it is modernising its procurement?

How it works with SMEs?

Or how it sees the defence marketplace progressing?

In this video Mr Morgan explains the MOD’s procurement strategy and plans for the future.



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