TUXEDO OR JEANS
Issue Formal or Informal solicitations. With either route, you walk through the creation process guided by an intuitive wizard. Ensure all policies are followed based on the solicitation type selected. Build a content library for your organization.
Whether at pre-issue, pre-addenda, or pre-award, business rules dynamically route a solicitation for approval. Add an approver or reviewer, individual or group, on-the-fly at any point in the workflow process. Achieve efficiency through automation.
EVALUATE & SCORE
Set pre-established scoring structures and weighting to questionnaires for fair, quantitative analysis. Create solicitation questions with multiple response options including drop-down menus with pre-defined variables, yes/no selection, or free text responses. Consolidate scoring for not only the RFx response but also for other activities such as onsite visits, demonstrations, or walk-throughs.
Track every user interaction to the solicitation. Seamlessly compare revisions. Provide transparency on all bid activity. Defend protests with a click of a button. All these features will eliminate wasted time and improve efficiency.
MAXIMIZE VENDOR PARTICIPATION
Once published to the public bid board, your vendor community is notified instantly and has access to review open bids that meet their registered commodity code criteria. Through greater awareness and ease of access, your solicitation will reach a greater vendor pool of potential new bidders. They’ll beneﬁt from a powerful set of efficient, easy-to-use customer commerce and interaction tools that enhance and broaden the way they do business with you.
Two-way communication between buyer and vendor is electronically-supported within the Collaboration Center, accessible 24/7. Vendors receive updates via an alert & notification framework. Put simply, interactions of all types become fast, easy, inexpensive and trustworthy for all parties.