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With Bid Management, Experience Matters

Trust is earned with time and proven performance. Since 2009 PennBid has been used for over 18,000 solicitations and RFPs by over 1,900 public agencies and design firms. When it comes to experience, PennBid is the leader in online bid management.

Serving Public Agencies, A&E Firms, and More

Architecture and Engineering Firms choose our state-of-the-art online bid management Program for its ease of use and powerful time-saving features, including Historical Unit Costs and reporting tools. Public Agencies appreciate our no-cost usage structure, online and live training, greatly enhanced process transparency and deep bidder pools in virtually all types of products and services.

Solicitations of All Types are on PennBid

From large scale construction projects to professional services & commodities, PennBid is used for every type of solicitation, regardless of size or complexity. Plus, our powerful system notifies all relevant bidders by service type and location, reaching the maximum number of qualified bidders.

PennBid Features

PennBid = Value Delivered

Dramatically lower the overall cost of bid management by removing waste, streamlining communications, attracting large, qualified vendor pools, and receiving competitive prices using PennBid’s technology. PennBid has opened the doors to electronic procurement to thousands of A&E firms and public agencies throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Public Agencies and A&E Firms
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Security – Transparency – Confidentiality

Public agencies and design firms maintain full independence and control of all aspects of each solicitation, from vendor qualifications to award decisions through PennBid’s secure sealed bid platform. Confidentiality of each solicitation, along with detailed record logs are retained to provide the transparency and auditability critical for public solicitations.

Straightforward – No Strings Attached

Developed through a unique public-private collaboration, public agencies, design firms, and private companies can all enjoy the time and cost savings benefits of the PennBid Program at NO COST. A capped fee is assessed only to vendors who are issued an award. That’s it, no strings attached.

Very smooth. I keep thinking I must be forgetting something, because of the absence of contractor & vendor calls, no project log to update, bid form math to tabulate, etc. Very great!
– Herbert, Rowland, & Grubic, Inc.
Just wanted to say that I am very impressed with the capabilities of PennBid. We’ve had an amazing response. My sincere thanks.
– Tinicum Township
The work is done in a matter of minutes instead of days. All I can say is THANK YOU!
– Reading Area Community College
PennBid is a win-win for all parties, saving us and our clients time and money.
PennBid has streamlined the entire bidding process into a user-friendly platform with an unbelievable staff that are always willing to assist.
– KLH Engineers, Inc.
PennBid is saving us, our bidders, and most importantly, our clients a great deal of time and money.
– Andersen Engineering
Using PennBid allows T&M and our clients to save precious time and money. When coupled with its ability to streamline communications, stable platform, and ease of use, PennBid is a real “win-win” for everyone.
– T&M Associates
PennBid’ s customer service is astounding!
– City of Williamsport
From an owner’s perspective, PennBid adds immense value: Speed, security of bids or proposals, immediate notifications or addenda, complex project awarding – all done with just a couple mouse clicks. You guys have literally thought of everything!
– City of Williamsport
As a somewhat technologically challenged person, I have been thrilled by the willingness of the PennBid staff to work with me, teach me (sometimes twice), humor me and eventually provide me with exactly what I wanted. They really do go above and beyond what could normally be expected, and I am very grateful for that!
– Lower Saucon Authority
PennBid simplifies & expedites the bidding process, and aggravation with answering bidders’ questions and issuing addenda is greatly reduced. Our clients love PennBid because it saves them money.
– McCormick Taylor, Inc.
PennBid makes bidding projects easy! Not only does it save time and money, but it also maximizes exposure to potential bidders and maintains records of all bid-related activity for you.
– Entech Engineering
We efficiently distributed documents electronically, easily responded to questions, and managed addenda. We look forward to introducing the Program to other clients.
– Pennoni Associates
PennBid streamlines the bidding process for our clients’ capital projects allowing us to provide timely communications to clients & bidders through simultaneous notifications, helping us deliver efficient service to better manage the bidding process.
Thank you for the little tweaks, fixes and add ons when I have a new item on PennBid! Much appreciated, and I notice them! It helps me remember to do them, next go-around.
– City of Williamsport
PennBid saves time, money, aggravation, gray hair, and trees. Any public agency that bids projects the “old” way does not know what they are missing.
– BCM Engineering
Carroll Engineering Corporation (CEC) has been utilizing PennBid since 2010 and has been well received by our clients. PennBid represented a major improvement to the bidding landscape by increasing project awareness and by facilitating communications during the bid process.
– Carroll Engineering Corp.

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