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Over 400 Authorities Improve Bid Performance With PennBid

Authorities are tasked with providing cost-effective, reliable services, often with limited resources. PennBid’s powerful system streamlines the bid management process for all types of projects –capital improvements, facility rehabilitation, chemical purchase and more. With PennBid, you reach more qualified bidders, save time and money in every aspect of the bid management, and promote compliance and transparency.

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.

Free Historical Pricing Data For Estimating

Tired of guessing or trying to research pricing trends when budgeting or estimating projects? With PennBid’s no-cost Historical Pricing feature, you can query the extensive database to access unit costs, pricing differentials, and full descriptions, including unit quantity covering all projects in the system. Further, results can be sorted/filtered by geography and time frame.

Minimize Bid Management Time

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.

Reach A Larger Number Of Bidders

Over 32,000 bidder / vendor companies have come to rely on PennBid as a key source for RFPs, RFQs, and quotes. By eliminating the cost of participation, PennBid lets bidders pursue more opportunities while promoting greater competition, inclusion, and better pricing.

Issue Addenda In Less Than 15 Seconds

Upload your addenda documents, notify the bidders and you’re done. Yes, with just 5 mouse clicks and 15 seconds, your addenda are issued to your entire bidders list with automatic delivery verification!

Complete Bid Engagement Logs

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.

Instant Bid Opening Analysis

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.

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
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.
The work is done in a matter of minutes instead of days. All I can say is THANK YOU!
– Reading Area Community College
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
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
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’ s customer service is astounding!
– City of Williamsport
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.
– RETTEW
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
PennBid is saving us, our bidders, and most importantly, our clients a great deal of time and money.
– Andersen 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
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.
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.
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 is a win-win for all parties, saving us and our clients time and money.
– RETTEW
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.
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