Bid Management Simplified
SmartBid is the preferred invitation to bid software for commercial general contractors worldwide. With the SmartBid bid management software, general contractors can access a web-based and mobile platform to streamline their bid project data, documents and subcontractor communications.
Take our users’ word for it:
“Best Software I’ve Seen”
“Best software I’ve seen. After shopping around the market … this program was by far the best for our needs.”
“Leads the Industry”
“SmartBid has allowed us to pull together all of the offices for our entire company into a cohesive, well-organized, properly restricted system for the first time ever. SmartBid leads the industry in ease of access and ease of use for subcontractors.”
JE Dunn Construction Group
“Great Product, Great Support”
“I know [SmartBid] will help us get more work, it has already made us more effective during the bidding process. They have a great product and great support that backs it up.”
Features They Love
Send Invitations to Bid
Build your own communications templates or use ours to send invitations to bid from one centralized location. Receive bid proposals, send requests for more information, and know the progress of your bid at all times.
Share Project Documents
With bid invitations, send subcontractors customized access to your online plan room. Monitor what plan files they view and download and collaborate on estimating using our takeoff integrations.
Our ConsensusDocs 721 form integration and custom prequal questionnaire builder allow you to find the right subs for every job. You define the review process and you can even set auto-notifications for timely renewal.
Manage Subcontractors Data
Our centralized, online portal allows your bid team to efficiently manage your subcontractor database. Organize subs by trade, location, minority status, and more. You can even grow your network as needed by using our Public Registry of Subcontractors.
Through SmartBid’s integration with the Virtual Planroom Network, a collaboration of local builders’ exchanges across the U.S., our users can post public projects, find more projects to bid and seamlessly import project details into SmartBid for private bidding.
Through SmartBid’s integration with STACK, users can enjoy quick plan file viewing and integrated access to real-time, collaborative takeoff and estimating capabilities.
Through SmartBid’s integration with SmartInsight, users can tap into a comprehensive database of contractors and suppliers to request and share qualification information and connect for more project opportunities.
Through SmartBid’s integration with SmartCompliance, users can access a one-stop-shop for subcontractor and supplier certificate of insurance and compliance management by project or company within the SmartBid interface.