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Tenderfield is a construction management software where users can invite and collaborate with clients and partners, and improve their project management practice without incurring a large expense. It has a simple user interface, so it can be used immediately. It provides real-time collaboration and online communication. Features enable users to automate tasks and streamlines processes, and is built for various roles. It is an integrated solution built for the construction industry that can be used from the design phase, to the tender/bidding phase, up to the construction phase.
Features, Benefits, Strengths
Tender Management – Tenderfield online software allows users to create tender packages in a few minutes. They can easily set up their packages for specialty trades or for an entire building. They can add required project documents, set the scope of work, and invite contractors. It has automatic system audit trails, reminder notifications, and tender summary screen. It allows users to set up clear scope of work, or create custom templates that can be used across all projects. Other features include branding of tender invitations and system emails, one-click digital handover from tender phase to construction phase, automated document control, export of tender reports, and more.
Document Management – The construction management software has a document management system built for the construction workflow and for any project size. It includes unlimited file storage, a free business collaboration account for external partners, email integration, and various folder access permissions. It has a mark-up tool for construction plans and photos, built-in measurement tools, plan linking, and version compare. It can view BIM models and CAD files, has automatic plan labeling using OCR, and issues scheduled daily notification to stakeholders of updated documents.
Project Management, Construction Community Network, and more – Tenderfield includes a library of project management tools that automates and streamlines project communication. It include tools for creating and distributing back charges, defects lists, and tools for issuing delay notices, RFIs, and other general correspondence notices. Users can track and review project-related emails, record, issue, and keep track of non-conformance work, create meetings and distribute minutes, create and issue project instructions, and others. Aside from the tools, it also builds a community network where companies can simply register and create their account for free. Upon successful completion of their profile, they are now eligible to receive tender invitations related to their business. It has an open API for integration.
Tenderfield offers several paid plans. All plans include unlimited sheets, unlimited projects, and unlimited collaborators. The Plan.it plan is priced at AU$24 per user per month billed annually, or about AU$30 per user month-by-month (approx. $17 and $21, respectively). It includes file management, plan viewing and markup, automated document control, transmittal manager, BIM/CAD viewer, task manager, and 256-bit data encryption. Higher plans include all features of the previous lower plan. The Bid.it plan is at AU$60 per user per month billed annually, includes all Plan.it features, with added intelligent bid manager, contractor network access, bid reporting and leveling, dashboard and insights, open collaboration, contract awarding, and unlimited bids. Higher plans are Build.it at AU$80 per user per month billed annually, and Build.it Pro at AU$120 per user per month billed annually. A custom Enterprise plan is also available, as well as a free 14-day trial period.
Tenderfield is for the construction industry, usually for mid-tier construction companies and developers. All types of construction professionals can use the software, from architects and engineers, to subcontractors and clients.
Some of their Clients
Clients include Lexpol Group, New World Office Fitouts, Peterson Constructions, and Belvedere Projects.
Alexey Chernih stated that they found Tenderfield to be the best construction software they have tried. He describes the system as very easy to learn, usable on mobile devices, and has all the features they need for their company.
Adam Piggot described the construction management software as simple to use. Tenderfield keeps them connected to all their project information. The range of features has significantly reduced their admin time as well as their project risks. In addition, it has great customer service.
Tenderfield is a solution with a focus on clear communication, collaboration, and simple adoptability. Having modern tools and features is a great factor in software, but it is more important that people actually learn it quickly and use it consistently. Document management and tracking, combined with real-time collaboration, open access to non-subscribers, and network of possible partners makes it a serious contender.
Tenderfield Pty Ltd is a privately held software and services company for the construction industry. With headquarters in Sydney, Australia and offices in the USA and Hong Kong, it was founded in 2014 by Ashraf Kamha, CEO; and Jason Kamha, Technical Director. As experienced professionals in the construction industry, they recognized that the industry is on the verge of a technology revolution in the coming years. Their mission is to provide their users a platform where they can easily collaborate with all their stakeholders throughout the different phases, and make it simple enough to adopt.
Jose Santos is a long-time contributing writer for project-management.com. He is a subject matter expert in the field of project management and has many years of experience writing about project management software and tools. He has written hundreds of articles for the project management industry, including numerous software reviews, book reviews, training site reviews, and more.