E-bidding proposal preparation system for construction projects

Arslan, Gohan
Tuncan, Mustafa
Birgönül, Mustafa Talat
Dikmen Toker, İrem
The bidding process is one of the most important phases in the construction industry. The major objective of construction companies is to expand business volume by successful bidding on various projects. For this reason, companies must prepare realistic bid proposals. However, the traditional bidding process is time consuming and requires a great deal of effort. This paper proposes a model that enables the companies to reduce the bid proposal preparation time and cost by using e-technology.


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Citation Formats
G. Arslan, M. Tuncan, M. T. Birgönül, and İ. Dikmen Toker, “E-bidding proposal preparation system for construction projects,” BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, pp. 1406–1413, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/42473.