Over 25 Colleges & Universities Save Time & Money With PennBid
Colleges and Universities are always impressive to visit – but often have limited resources to maintain their infrastructure in a cost-effective manner. PennBid’s powerful system streamlines the bid management process for all types of solicitations – from construction and maintenance, to food services and janitorial. With PennBid, you reach more qualified bidders, save time and money in every aspect of the bid management, and promote compliance and transparency throughout your bidding process.
Forget subscription-based services or developing your own system. With a unique business model developed through a public-private collaboration, PennBid is provided to all agencies posting and managing bids at NO COST whatsoever.
Trusted by the Industry
Used by over 1,300 public agencies and 300 design firms, including 25 colleges and universities, PennBid has become the regions leader in online bid management. This experience benefits your organizations not only through our industry best sealed-bid platform, but also from the real-world experience of our Team and dedication to customer service. We have become a trusted partner, routinely provide guidance and assistance on best practices and other procurement-related issues.
Colleges Reach More Qualified Bidders
Over 33,000 bidder / vendor companies have come to rely on PennBid as a source for college and university RFPs, RFQs, and quotes. By eliminating the cost of participation, PennBid lets bidders pursue more opportunities while promoting greater competition, inclusion, and better pricing.
Spend Less Time on Bid Management
On average, PennBid reduces the time and energy associated with bid management by 80%. Our intuitive platform allows even first-time users to effectively manage their solicitations with minimal effort. And if needed, PennBid has tons of resources to assist, including unlimited, free live support.
Eliminate Bidding Paperwork
Printing & delivery of paper bids is both wasteful and error prone. With PennBid, you can customize electronic bid forms to fit your project/organizations’ needs. Changes can be made any time with just a few mouse clicks, allowing bidders to easily address last-minute items. For colleges, this means instantly retrievable bids, automated bid tabulations, with submitted data easily analyzed/exported.
Powerful Bid Review, Analytic & Reporting Tools
Imagine opening your bids and instantly having automatic tabulations of results. PennBid’s enhanced analytic tools and customizable reports allow you to quickly compare and evaluate bid submissions and many other performance metrics.
Receive More Accurate Bids
PennBid puts powerful tools at your fingertips to ensure bidders adhere to key elements of the bidding process. This includes all required pricing information, along with documents to be included with submission. No more incomplete bids! Further, PennBid tracks all actions creating an auditable log of your entire bidding process.