Drafting Material Disclosures

The Material Disclosures section should be used to disclose: Information about the contemplated contract that could influence a bidder’s decision to bid Information about the contemplated contract that could influence a bidder's quoted price Unusual or dangerous conditions relating to the contemplated contract Some examples include: Hidden site dangers Site conditions that could impact

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Material Disclosures In Context

The picture below shows the text entered into the “Material Disclosures” drafting fields for the deliverable titled “Snow Removal”:   The next picture shows where the text will appear in your finished template. Note that Orbidder has automatically numbered and referred to the attachment (circled in blue). Read more about material disclosures: Drafting

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Plain Language versus Technical Language

(Adapted from Paul Emanuelli's Precision Drafting: Trade Secrets for Tenders and RFPs) Plain language should be used wherever possible. Using technical language is permissible when describing specialized subjects in a concise, accurate and technically precise manner. When dealing with technical subjects, remember the following points: Use plain language in the main parts of a

Aligning Deliverables, Pricing and Material Disclosures

A properly designed tendering document should take into account all relevant categories of deliverables and the pricing structure for each category at the planning stage. One of the first steps in setting up your Orbidder project is to set out the categories of deliverables and their pricing structure. This is done on the page

How Will Deliverable Categories Be Used In My Project?

The Deliverable Categories you create on the Align Deliverables, Pricing & Material Disclosures page will appear in three places in your Orbidder project: As category titles for drafting the Description of Deliverables As category titles for drafting Material Disclosures As line items on the Pricing Form (simple version) In the following example, we've defined