Tag Archive: BCIS

Jul 05 2012

RICS e-Tendering extends to sub-contracts

After reading a depressing opinion piece by Grant Prior on Construction Enquirer (Contractors need less yacking, more backing), I noticed a news item from yesterday about the RICS eTendering service. The RICS has extended its offering to provide a pay-per-use service for subcontract tenders. As long-standing readers of this blog may know, RICS eTendering was launched …

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Jan 14 2011

Asktobi.com

Launched in 2010, Asktobi aims to be an e-tendering-led ‘one-stop shop’ Gateshead, UK-based Asktobi is an “online business networking, e-commerce and information centre for the construction industry”. Its core offering is an online e-tendering system, providing tendering/subcontract enquiry and document management platforms, alongside third-party take-off and estimating tools (Take-off Live, and Fast-Estimate from Estek). The …

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Jun 01 2009

e-tendering still a minority pursuit

Three-quarters of firms still post or email tenders to their clients, despite the fact that e-tendering can reduce their costs and streamline the overall tendering process, reports Construction News, citing a report released last week by BCIS, the building cost information service of the RICS. The BCIS survey (PDF available here) – reflecting responses from …

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