The following example shows the project duration of a typical tender project (in days) displayed in the different project phases. In comparison, the time needed when using Tender Manager is shown.
|without pliXos Tender Manager
|Creation of tender documents||10|
|Selection and invitation of tender participants (incl. NDA)||10|
|Evaluation of offers||15|
|with plixos Tender Manager
|Creation of tender documents (1)||2|
|Selection and invitation of tender participants (incl. NDA (2)||5|
|Offer management (3)||15|
|Evaluation of offers (4)||2|
(1) The tender documents are no longer written, instead, the required questions are selected from a database, naturally, you can also include your own questions. The tender documents are stored and managed centrally and will be available to all users in your company. In addition to the qualitative advantages, Tender Manager ensures that you can quickly and easily create comprehensive tender documents..
(2) The product supports a central contact management of the preferred vendor and the participating management, as well as the capability that a non disclosure agreement (NDA) is integrated in the process. This results in a significant reduction in effort during the tendering phase.
(3) Also, the service provider benefits from the use of the Tender Manager. The online response to the tender document eliminates the costly delivery of traditional offer. Equal opportunities between suppliers is secured.If the Tender Manager is used by several clients seller, there are even more advantages, since the responses are stored permanently and thus available for other projects.(4) Different methods are made available for the evaluation of the offers, including the option to evaluate anonymously (where this is possible). Therefore the user can fully concentrate on evaluating the offers objectively instead of searching for the answers in different sources and documents.