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Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding
Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage

public bidding process  bids receipt of bids public opening of bids evaluation and comparison of bids selection of the lowest-priced responsive bid award of contract Step 1: preparation of the invitation for bids Sealed bidding relies on a soliciting document, also called an invitation to bid (ITB), or invitation to tender (ITT), that should clearly, accurately, and completely describe the needs, requirements, and constraints related to the requested good, product, construction, or service. Sealed bidding specifications or

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