eBid eXchange - PreCon Edition
Construction bid management software with integrated pre-qualification, bid invitation, document management, and bid response management
eBid eXchange - PreCon Edition delivers an integrated solution for critical pre-construction processes in a centralized, web-based system available to everyone in the company. PreCon is a complete solution for commercial contractors, homebuilders, owners, construction managers, and real estate developers for subcontractor pre-qualification, bid document management, and bid invitation and response tracking.
Streamlined subcontractor pre-qualificationPreCon is your private and secure online database of subcontractor and supplier information allowing you to capture the information you need to make informed pre-qualification decisions.
- Customizable forms and document attachments provide immediate access to subcontractor information for anyone in your organization.
- New subcontractors that you invite can use the online self-registration process to profile their capabilities and experience.
- You retain the ability to edit and approve their accounts before they gain access to your project information.
Reliable bid invitation, response tracking and analysisPreCon provides the ability to rapidly filter your database of subcontractors, send bid faxes and email bid invitations, and track bid responses in a centralized system.
- Select precisely which companies and which contacts at those companies you want to receive a bid invitation.
- Assign companies to specific trades and ask those companies to reply with a "will bid" or "no bid" response to specific trade assignments.
- Bid responses can be input by your subcontractors or you can record them on your view of the bidders list.
- Through our high-speed email and fax server, your bid invitations will be delivered in a matter of minutes.
- Track the delivery of all messages so you can take appropriate action.
- RFI tracking system facilitates electronic submittal and response.
Linked to your private, online plan roomPreCon provides a superior alternative to cumbersome FTP sites and plan room systems that require third-party document handling and proprietary document formats.
- Self-publish bid documents in any format directly from your desktop computer or network to your private website.
- Documents can be organized in pre-defined folders for easy retrieval.
- An online print ordering features allows subcontractors to order prints and our system will route the order to someone at your company or to a listed outside reprographics partner.
- No more managing project passwords; each subcontractor has a single system password. After login they are presented a customized list of projects to which they have been invited.
- All online document views are logged so you and your subcontractors know if a particular document has been viewed.