Sound Transit Launches eBid Enterprise Version 6.0

Jul 1, 2004 by Dani Stoehr

Press Release – Seattle, WA – July 1, 2004 – eBid Systems is pleased to announce the launch of a new procurement Web site for Sound Transit powered by Version 6.0 of eBid Enterprise.

Since 2002, Sound Transit has been using procurement software from eBid Systems
to streamline their communications with thousands of vendors that compete for their
business opportunities. The latest version of their Web application, adds many important
features to allow Sound Transit to manage the complete lifecycle of contracts from
bid solicitation to closeout.

New contract management features allow procurement staff to track contract modifications,
subcontractors, and communications required to setup, maintain, and closeout contracts.
Supplier diversity tracking is also dramatically streamlined. Prime contractors
with Sound Transit can now log into the Web application and directly enter information
about their payments to subcontractors and their required Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) documentation regarding the ethnicity of their workforce.

Additional enhancements to their Web application include handling two-step procurement
actions, a configurable workflow for handling the continuous of stream of incoming
requests for information, the ability to send attachments with outbound fax messages.

About eBid Systems – eBid Systems provides an integrated suite of contract sourcing
and management solutions to industry and public agencies. Contact eBid Systems at
206-855-8430 or visit our Web site at www.ebidsystems.com.