Overview

Company Overview

PlanetBids is a web-based software development company that provides a modular suite of innovative, unique and best-in-class eProcurement solutions to help the public, private, non-profit and educational markets.

Since 1998, PlanetBids continues to successfully help its customers improve outreach efforts with suppliers to gain greater control and visibility over spend by streamlining the traditional time-consuming procurement practices. Our complete line of award-winning, value based and proprietary eProcurement solutions are offered in a suite of powerful modules that are easy-to-use, comprehensive, configurable, reliable and secure. Modules can be selected as standalones or integrated in groups ensuring our customers consistent and accurate flow of data with full integrity that is readily available through any standard web browser over the Internet.

PlanetBids offerings of solutions and services include: Vendor Management, Bid Management, eBidding for Public Works/Construction, Contract Management, Contract Management with compliance, Insurance Certificate Management, Certification/Prequalification Management, Emergency Operations, Evaluation Management, Reverse Auction and VendorLine.

Available Modules

 

Best Customer Support and Service

overviewImg_0001_Best Customer ServiceWhen it comes to customer support and service, PlanetBids strives to exceed your expectations. We support our clients and their vendors in resolving any issue promptly and professionally. What can you expect?

  • Online ticketing support system
  • Knowledgeable support staff
  • Dedicated to excellent service
 

Go Green

overviewImg_0000_Go GreenWith growing concerns of global warming, PlanetBids offers solutions to reduce by at least 90% the amount of paper, power and storage space used in offices today. No longer will you need to fax or mail vendor notices, bid requests or other correspondences. The PB System™ automates the entire procurement process and eliminates wasted time, energy and money. Let us help you Go Green!

 

Very Low Cost of Ownership

overviewImg_0006_lowPlanetBids requires no additional hardware or software to deploy any of its comprehensive and easy to use cloud based eProcurement solutions. The only requirement is to have access to a common web browser of your choice. Initial setup and training of the PB System™ modular suites require very little of your time to get started. As importantly, updates or enhancements to all of our solutions are ongoing and for no additional cost, hence, eliminating the complexities of implementing, deploying and maintaining high cost systems like traditional enterprise software. As a result, our customers incur less risk and lower upfront costs.

 

User Friendly

overviewImg_0002_User FriendlyWe are committed to the delivery of solutions that are robust, comprehensive, user friendly and ADA compliant. The PB System™ has been developed in-house with knowledge of the procurement process for both the buyers and vendors. PlanetBids strives to ensure all aspects of the system are simple, intuitive and quick to use. PlanetBids develops and designs each and every module with one thing in mind…Making sure it’s easy-to-use!

 

Fast Deployment

overviewImg_0003_Fast DeploymentYou can rapidly gain access to any module of choice without the overhead of wasting time installing or maintaining software, servers, networking equipment or security products necessary to ensure a scalable, uninterrupted and reliable service.
PlanetBids solutions are collectively delivered on a multithreaded platform architecture with integrated load balancing, clustered servers, multi-location redundancy throughout the nation, behind secure firewalls designed to scale securely, reliably and cost-effectively to hundreds of thousands of users.

 

Fee Structure

overviewImg_0004_fee structureThe purchasing entity pays a yearly fee based on the selected PB System™ modules and the number of user licenses. This includes unlimited number of bids/transactions per year. Therefore, vendors registering directly on the purchasing entity’s “Powered by PlanetBids” portal, are not charged registration or transaction fees. As a result, PlanetBids facilitates and maximizes vendor participation with the added benefit of increasing outreach efforts to the local or broader vendor community. Contact us for more information or to schedule a demo.