Grouping is to Separate and group together of goods, works, services and consultancies. As a general rule these should not be mixed in procurement except in special cases where they are inseparable. Consider also the cost and the difficulty in procurement of each procurement .
Packaging – Packaging means putting your items of procurement together to form Procurement packages. Items packaged together will be bought together either in one tender or one request for quotations.
In packaging the items you consider the following:
- like items
- large or small items
- values of the items
The Packaging will help you in deciding which procurement method to use for each package.