In Part VII of our Supplier Self Service series, we will explore Bidding Opportunities on the Supplier Secure Home Page. Users must have a user ID with proper security to access the Bidding Opportunities.
By clicking on the Bidding Opportunities tile, the user is presented a summary of bidding events including:
- View of all events
- New Events
- Events that have been accepted
- Events the supplier is winning
- Events the supplier is currently outbid on
- Events declined
- Events withdrawn
The user can also view by buying organization.
In both views, users can see invited and public events. When clicking on a specific event, the details are presented.
The user can now take the following actions depending on the status of the event:
- Accept the bid invitation
- Bid on the event
- Decline the bid invitation
- Upload the bid
Click on the view bid package:
View event discussion threads:
When determining a bid, the supplier can enter the bid details:
From the Secure Supplier Portal site, suppliers can now interact and respond to the event bid setup by customers with Strategic Sourcing.