This documentation is for versions 4.0
Ci2be Ci2be is a modernised system which allows suppliers to connect directly with their customers, When a customer issues a bid (requests for quotation) every supplier registered with us has an opportunity to place their bid, this allows the client to choose the best quotation for the job and also provides the suppliers with a market. It gives every supplier an equal opportunity to our customers
In-order for the system to invite you to participate, you should be registered with PRAZ (Procurement Regulation Authority Of Zimbabwe) and if you are registered you will receive an email inviting you to participate , note that you will only receive bid invitations in the categories in which you are registered with PRAZ
You should constantly check your portal to see if there are active bids, in the event you did not receive your email
Once you receive an invitation, login to the portal. The first page you will see is the dashboard and if you scroll down you will see a section (bidding pool), this is where you will view all active bids. Click view bid to see the bid. This views the bidding form for selected bid and if you are interested fill in the given electronic biding form and submit the bid
Note:the information on the PDF should be the same with electronic bidding form other wise your bid will be regarded as void.
This function is located on the left navigation and it have 3 functions which are Total bids bidded,Bids awarded and Bids lost. These functions are also shown on the portal's welcome dashboard:
The more you participate the more the chances you have of winning a bid as well as increased ratings
This function is located on the left navigation and it has 3 functions which are Buying Orders,Pending Payments and Proof Of Payments. These functions are also shown on the porta'sl welcome dashboard:
Note:the information on the PDF should be the same with the one you provide on the electronic bidding form other wise you bid will be regarded as void.
All proof of payments will be send to your email and also you can view them on the portal
Category function is located on the left navigation bar and it shows the category you are in. For more details about the category visit the homepage and see the categories in more details
Company profile function is located on the left navigation bar and it shows your company profile and you upload your profile as a PDF and you can delete the existing and upload a new company profile this will help the customer to see your profile when evaluating your bids
Tax Clearance function is located on the left navigation bar and it shows the your company Tax Clearance. You upload your Tax Clearance in PDF form and you can delete the existing and upload a new company Tax Clearance, this will help the customer to see your Tax Clearance when evaluating your bids
Direct function is located on portal's welcome dashboard and this allows the supplier to send a direct email to the customer. the message will be received on the customers email and also on the customers portal
Ci2be supports the following browsers:
Note: IE9 does not support transitions or animations. The system will function properly but it won't use animations/transitions on IE9.
ci2be is a very secure system and all bids will be opened once bid is closed hence upholding bid secrecy and once closed, the bid can not be reactivated, hence there is no quotation forgery or system manipulation.