Find More Subcontractors

 

The SmartInsight integration with SmartBid allows users to manage, expand and enhance their subcontractor network.

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The SmartInsight global network contains critical information for thousands of subs, locally, nationally and globally that specialize in the fields that are most important to you. All SmartBid users can tap into the SmartInsight network to more easily find and qualify the right subs for their project needs and always access their most current information.

By taking advantage of the SmartInsight integration, SmartBid users can:

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Search the SmartInsight global construction network to find and connect with subcontractors and suppliers you need to secure work

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Access the most updated contact and qualification information on project partners, then seamlessly import to SmartBid

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Pull industry leading risk and credit assessment reports to qualify potential partners for financial and operational stability

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Enjoy quicker and easier subcontractor prequalification through SmartInsight data management tools and integrations

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Take our word for it:

“GC’s love that tapping into SmartInsight means cutting your subcontractor search and prequalification time in half. Subs love that they can receive and respond to more bids while also producing and sharing accurate qualification information with one click.”

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Adam Denno,
SmartInsight Director, JBKnowledge, Inc.

“I love the ease of use of SmartInsight. Due to the integration with SmartBid and SmartInsight’s superior networking capabilities, our project workload has noticeably increased.”

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Jeff Stanley, 
North West Tile

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Other Tools Available Through SmartInsight

SmartInsight also offers additional tools that SmartBid users, through the integration, can take advantage of:

Marsh-McLennan-Companies-LogoThrough SmartInsight’s SubSecure reports, SmartBid users gain access to order the industry’s premier Subcontractor Financial Benchmarking Reports for qualifying subcontractors and assessing risk.
dun-bradstreet-Logo-Through SmartInsight’s Dun & Bradstreet tools, contractors can pull financial data and credit reports on subcontractor companies within the SmartInsight database before awarding contracts.
SmartInsight-LogoThrough SmartInsight’s ConsensusDocs partnership, SmartBid users can easily request a completed CD721 form from subcontractors using SmartInsight to integrate standardized construction qualification data into SmartBid.
COV-Report-LogoThrough SmartInsight’s COVReports feature, SmartBid users can pull risk assessment reports on subcontractors in the southeast U.S., showing any business’s safety and operational data.

Call (866) 431-1050 or complete the form

 

to learn more about SmartBid and it’s exclusive integration with SmartInsight.

 









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As a founding member of the Construction Open Standards Alliance, JBKnowledge (makers of SmartBidNet) works with 20+ other construction software providers on developing data exchange standards for the integration of independent software solutions.

By using a software built on COSA standards, you're able to:
- Incorportate all your favorite software into one high-performing, multi-function construction software
- Eliminate errors and omissions associated with faulty integrations.
- Eliminate manual and spreadsheet data transfers between software.

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All SmartBidNet users can utilize the integrated ConsensusDocs 721 form for subcontractor prequalification. Users can further customize those forms with the Prequal Pro add-on module.

SmartBidNet users are able to use ConsensusDocs to:
- Request standard subcontractor prequalification information at the click of a button.
- Keep subcontractors' qualifications up-to-date with easy-to-manage ConsensusDocs forms.
- Keep sensitive information private with ConsensusDocs 721 digital forms.

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The Virtual Planroom Network (VPRN) partnership allows users of SmartBidNet to view, select and bid on thousands of public project opportunities from VPRN – impacting market coverage and ultimately revenue.

The VPRN is a collaboration of builders' exchanges that have been delivering construction data, news and information of opportunities at various stages of the construction process for over a century.

With this partnership, SmartBidNet users can benefit by:
- Publishing public bid projects from SmartBidnet to the VPRN Online Planroom.
- Pulling projects and documents from the VPRN Online Planroom into SmartBidNet for private prequalification and bid management.
- Accessing industry news easily within VPRN that our commercial building clients depend on daily.

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Dun & Bradstreet is collaborating with SmartBidNet to improve the quality of data integrated from the SmartInsight contractor network. D&B solutions assist in data cleansing and verification by running SmartInsight subcontractor data through the world’s leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 240 million accurate business records.

Through our integration with Dun & Bradstreet, SmartBidNet users are able to take advantage of verified commercial company data integrated from SmartInsight by referencing a D-U-N-S number for each subcontractor. This integration also gives general contractors confidence in the validity of subcontractor data listed within the SmartInsight network.

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ShareFile, our recommended cloud storage service, integrates into SmartBidNet for a seamless connection between both systems - allowing users to keep their project documents up to date within both platforms.

By integrating a ShareFile account into SmartBidNet, general contractors are able to:
- Upload bid project files and documents from ShareFile directly into SmartBidNet and vice versa
- Quickly add and remove project documents with real-time synchronization
- Always keep your plans within reach for any shared subcontractor in SmartBidNet or ShareFile

 

Our partnership with Plans4Less allows SmartBidNet users to get the most affordable pricing for same day printing and shipping for plans from the SmartBidNet online plan room.

With the option of using the integrated Plans4Less feature, SmartBidNet users are able to:
- Give subcontractors access to the reprographic services offered by Plans4Less as they view plans in the SmartBidNet Online Planroom.
- Take advantage of fixed pricing with no minimum orders required.
- Print & ship daily direct to your office or construction job site nationally via UPS.

 

With the STACK Estimating (formerly Cloud Takeoff) integration into SmartBidNet, all SmartBidNet users can easily open plan files and quickly perform basic quantity takeoffs from your SmartBidNet plan room.

By becoming a STACK Estimating customer, SmartBidNet users can:
- Experience real-time, collaborative estimating takeoff with your project team and subcontractors.
- Use detailed reporting to calculate the cost and quantity of materials to pull back into SmartBidNet.
- Take advantage of STACK’s pre-built catalogs to help you quickly calculate costs for specific trades based on your own rates and historical experience.

 

SmartInsight is an online construction network that helps general contractors find, verify and connect with subcontractors and suppliers. The full SmartInsight database of contractors is integrated with SmartBidNet for general contractors to tap into when sending project communications.

By using the SmartInsight construction network, general contractors in SmartBidNet can:
- Access a quality, up-to-date database of subcontractors for additional bid coverage.
- Locate qualified subcontractors that match your project requirements.
- Access a platform focused on streamlined prequalification with subcontractor scoring available from industry leading risk analysts.

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Cloud Storage Integrations


In addition to our preferred cloud integration with ShareFile, our users’ SmartBidNet online plan room can also integrate with these cloud storage solutions:

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ShareFile

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Box

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Google Drive

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OneDrive

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Egnyte

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SharePoint

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OneDrive
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CMIS

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Alfresco

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AWS S3



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