Over 70 School Districts Save With PennBid
School Districts are under constant pressure to provide cost-effective, reliable services, often with limited resources. 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 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.
Simple Automated Bidder Notifications
Keeping bidders accurately informed is an integral part of the competitive bidding process. PennBid allows you to answer questions, issue addenda, or distribute other communications with just a few mouse clicks – ensuring all bidders get the same information every time.
Less Time & Improved Results
On average, PennBid saves upwards of 80% of the time and energy associated with bid management. In an industry where time and money have equal value, imagine what your school can do with the extra time. Our intuitive platform allows even first-time users to quickly begin managing their projects with minimal effort. And if you need, we have tons of resources available to guide you, including unlimited, free support.
Reach Larger Qualified Bidding Pool
Over 36,000 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.
Easy To Use Bid Analysis 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 & Complete 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.
No Cost To Use The PennBid System
PennBid is provided at absolutely no cost to architects and engineers to post and manage bids. Our unique business model was developed through a public/private partnership geared at minimizing the time and costs for everyone involved. As has been described, “A True Win-Win?”