Experts, resources, technology and locations... dedicated to the success of your bid
Wouldn’t it be nice to have someone work with you through the day and night, if necessary to help you meet those immovable bid deadlines?
At Service Point, collaborating with your organisation to bring together all of the diverse elements that make up a successful bid is second nature: juggling the production through editions and revisions, printing proofs for intense scrutiny, ordering, re-ordering and placing every page in just the right place and being there from the very initial meetings to ensure everything is exactly as it should be tight to your deadline is why we exist.
Service Point Bid Management gives your an edge...
- Document Controller assigned to bid
- Document register reviewed
- Ideas to improve bid discussed
- Print and Presentation options presented
- Templates supplied for presentation options
- Timelines agreed for each stage
- Budgets and production program agreed
During the Bid
- Access to 40 local & 140 globally centres
- Access to 8 regional secure bid suites
- Access to quality/colour management
- Dedicated Bid production team assigned
- 24hr facilities available to customer
- Online Bid tracking system available
- Logistics team available for Bid delivery
- Bid suite
- Print register available for audit
- Response team for additional requests
- Display services in support of presentations
- Complete back-up of project available
We’ve been producing winning bids for the world’s best organisations, projects and imaginations for over 90 years...
A winning bid takes many hours, days, weeks and sometimes years of collaboration, business ingenuity, creativity and dedication to complete. We know what it takes and that is why we place nearly a century of gained fully at your disposal. The level of support, choice and quality in our reproduction of your needs, is only matched by the uniqueness you have incorporated in your bid.
We understand the level of trust placed in our ability to reproduce your work. That’s why we have a dedicated bid team skilled in every aspect of bid production. Dedicated to you, your deadline and your success.
At every stage, through to the final bid itself, we will make sure you have everything you need to produce the best bid possible. Our expertise in the handling of documents, production of print and the management of information, gives you total control of every aspect of your ultimate objective of winning business. The relationships we forge with your organisation are based on our ambition to make every bid the best it can be.
At every stage, from start to finish, day and night, no matter how small or large the request, we are here to support your bids...
Secure Bid Suites: Your bid represents a huge investment in time, team contribution and money in your objective to win business. These highly confidential documents need to be reproduced with precision to demanding deadlines. Our secure bid suites are designed for this exact requirement. Peaceful and calm environments are freely at your disposal within our facilities, placing you at the heart of bid production so every full stop, word, line, colour and tone can be checked to your complete satisfaction.
24hour Local and National network: 40 centres across the UK capable of producing your exact needs at your convenience ...literally. When time is of the essence we will open up our facilities to act as your dedicated production resource. Our team will be fully aligned to every step of your evolving needs. Both planned and unforeseen elements of your bid will be managed to create the final series of documents for your tender response.
Register and Document control: Every bid placed in our care is controlled by a dedicated Bid Manager. An expert, they will be with you at every stage of your bid from the earliest meetings and response RFI’s to the final submission, offering advice and direction on how to achieve your unique goals within budget and building a complete register of the wide range of elements that go to make up the final document. Managing the team we build around your demands in our mutual ambition to create a winning bid.
Production options: The range and combination of sizes, layouts, print techniques and finishing touches we can apply to your bid is only limited by your imagination. As experts in both small and large-format printing, we place every production technology at your disposal from simple pin sharp digital print to photographic, and even on-demand lithographic print. Our ambition is to perfectly translate your ideas in to your final bid documents with a clarity of colour and a precision of print that truly reflects the importance of the submission.
E-Bids: With an appreciation that your bid will need to be submitted in multiple formats to a variety of recipients, our bid suites can reproduce your documents from whatever combination of formats they are supplied in, to the formats in which they are required both - hardcopy and digital. We can also convert any file in-to a format, perfect for memory sticks, CD’s and DVD’s built with dynamic registers of content automatically linking the key components, as well as professional hardcopy files.
Bespoke finishing: Whatever is required to make your bid unique, we have the solution: hand-crafted full colour ring binders (up to A0 for secure transfer of plan prints), printed tabs, die-cut contents and even box file outers to keep everything perfectly in order: printed CD’s, DVD’s and memory sticks also available as part of the service. Right up to the final deadline, you have the ability to keep evolving your ideas to make your documents look as unique as the content within them.
We provide full the complete bid management solution for all stages of your needs...
Making is simple
To make the whole bid production process smoother we hand-over our dedicated bid-suites to your team so they can come in, set-up and produce everything within sight ensuring everything is just as you require. Our bid teams create a schedule of print and manage the whole process from output to collation and bespoke finishing, so you can focus on the content and the detail that goes into making a winning bid.
- Secure and peaceful dedicated bid suites at no cost
- Connectivity to our entire production network
- Dedicated document controllers and print teams
- Expertise in both small and large-format
- A wide range of print options to add uniqueness
- 24hour centres supported by local ‘back-up centres’
- Bespoke presentation and finishing services
- Experts with PFI and BSF
Our dedicated online document tracking register means we only produce what you need- saving on waste, money and time.
Our ambition is to allow you to focus on what you do best, to convert your ideas into reality and to give you more time to meet those immovable deadlines. Leave the rest to us.
Why Service Point?
The decision to opt for our Bid Management Service is neither complex nor restrictive. The fact that so many organisations have been with us for so long is a measure of their satisfaction with our service. We work closely with our customers, helping them produce business-critical documentation on-demand, on time and on budget on an hourly basis- 365 days a year.
Around the corner, around the country and around the clock - our experts are fully at your disposal. With more people, more centres, more technology, more presence and more innovation ensures hat we meet your demands - at your point of need. This is a critical factor in managing PFI and PPP projects, where the locality of partners in support of the project is preferred to be within the region of production.
In addition to our UK national coverage, clients also gain access to GlobalgrafixNet, our network of world-wide reprographics partners. Membership of GlobalgrafixNet is only conferred by meeting exacting minimum standards. We appreciate your needs can encompass many regions of the world, and so do the solutions we provide… a resource that gets your print to the point of need digitally, economically and ethically.
Our local, national and global network gives you the option to print documents nearest to the final destination of need, thus saving the time, effort and energy related to traditional logistics.