Tender Processes & Documentations
In order to make tender work better, many companies will have to learn how to submit documentation as well as request information from bidders. Effective tenders help to relieve the corruptive environment and also shorten the time to select the best proposal. If merely focusing on the pricing itself, then we will miss out on a lot of good players in the industry who have good portfolios and experiences but did not submit competitive rates to attract the attention of customers. Those that are good at delivering quality products and services usually face similar situations as per what was described here, it is relatively disappointing to them since the market is generally emphasizing the importance of “lowest bid gets the project”. Although not every user has the same mentality, it is never the majority who are prone to have such an arrangement. For instance, industrialized building systems (IBS) such as pre-fabricated, pre-cast, modular, Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC), container, cabin, prefabricated bathroom unit (PBU) and some other systems are having lower rates in term of per square feet or per unit when it is being utilized in a mass housing project. However, when it is being taken as individual housing or commercial, industrial projects that have a lower quantity, it can be a trouble to achieve economies of scale.