The Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT) & Public Facilities (PF) selects the Info Tech™ Bid Express™ service for secure preparation, submission and encryption of bid data.
In September, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane and one of the most powerful Atlantic storms to ever hit the United States, caused more than six million people in Florida to evacuate their homes, left more than 15 million without power and did more than $55 billion in damages.
Agencies that have mandates in place agree that mandating Internet bidding ends up being a huge convenience for both bidders and the agency. They no longer have to make accommodations for both paper bids and electronic bids, and thus they streamline their process.
Like all public agencies, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is trying to find ways to do more with less. Reductions in staff and the need to reduce costs are constant reminders of this.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), like many other similar agencies, is always seeking ways to engage Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and help contractors meet DBE program goals. A contract with the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW) was in place to help move forward with these initiatives. Together, these organizations were seeking best practices from other agencies and discovered the Bid Express® Small Business Network™ (SBN).
Wisconsin's first two-way letting was a success. There were 21 proposals to let and 99 bids were submitted. Of those, 46 were submitted over the Internet. The contractors did not report any problems. Castleberg attributes this to good planning and training. With two-way bidding, the agency eliminated the remaining three temporary employees.
Bid Express: New Roads is a series of updates aimed at creating a more personalized experience that better caters to individual needs, jobs, and responsibilities.
Over the coming months, we'll be rolling out redesigned experiences to you across the entire service. Learn more.
Don't worry, if you don't love it, you can switch back to classic Bid Express for a limited time while you get used to the new look.
Easy on the eyes A cleaner look and simplified layout makes it easier to locate the things you need and get more work done.
Find opportunities faster Streamlined navigation and powerful new search and filtering tools to speed up your workflow.
Plan for some lane changes Some links will send you back to classic Bid Express. Learn more.