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Public Tendering Best Practice – Bid Results

August 3, 2017
The Importance of Timely Bid Results We in the construction industry are all familiar with the pressures of the open tender process, whether we are owners, consultants, contractors or suppliers.  The open tender phase leading up to bid close moves fast.  Bids are often altered right up to the last minute, where small dollar adjustments can be the difference between a job won or lost. Contrast this with a perception of relative calm following tender close – where owners review submissions and ... Read more

Let’s all embrace technology

April 6, 2017
Construction Tendering: It's Time to Park the Horse and Buggy. To say that construction tendering is time-sensitive is as obvious as saying that Trump likes to tweet. So, why do we put up with all the wasted time that goes into paper bid forms, paper pre-qualifications, converting documents to PDFs, transposing bid results, coordinating paper bids, and driving back-and-forth across town to hand-deliver documents? Sure, “this is way it’s always been done.” But c’mon… we used to go to the bank to pay ... Read more