Centralize your procurement process
Bring clarity to your procurement process. Say goodbye to the myriad of notes, project documents, and long lists of subcontractors for each component of work. Everything is organized and stored in the 12Build tool so that colleagues and partners always have insight of the process.
A game changer for general contractors
Do you want to store information that’s currently fragmented across multiple people and departments in one system?
Do you need more insight into your procurement activity status?
Do you still make time-consuming evaluations of specialists using a spreadsheet or ERP system?
Treat yourself to the convenience of our all-in-one tool. You’ll have selected the subcontractors and suppliers that meet your quality requirements in no time. And if you request a quotation from them via our system, you’ll have 24/7 insight into its status and processing.
What you can expect from our procurement software
You want to select the right partner for your project. We help you make a considered choice about who you prefer to work with or not.
Specialists that meet your requirements
Find the best match in Europe’s biggest marketplace. Use search filters including specialization, quality labels, relationship, intention to submit a quote, and financial health.
Create your own marketplace of regular partners
Once you’ve found great potential partners, add them to your personal favorites list. That will save you time in subsequent projects.
Evaluate construction specialists with one click
Our software enables you to evaluate potential partners incredibly quickly, saving you a lot of time and providing direct insight into the quality of companies in the sector.
Rating between 0 and 10
General contractors review their partnership with subcontractors and suppliers. And vice versa.
Add your own questionnaire
Check whether a company meets your specific quality requirements.
The entire procurement process in one system
It’s time to say goodbye to WeTransfer, complicated spreadsheets, Dropbox, and endlessly long email lists. You also no longer need to guess whether and when someone will produce a quotation. Save time and make it easier on yourself, your colleagues, and partners.
✔️ All communications from the same system
Monitor the progress of all requests. Check your own tasks, those of colleagues, and of other departments. That centralizes all your company’s knowledge.
✔️ Upload and submit documents
Upload and select the documents that a subcontractor needs to produce a quote.
✔️ View the status of your quotation requests
See who has opened your message and file, who is interested in a partnership, when you can expect a quotation, and which quotes have already been received.
✔️ The next phase in one click
As your entire team uses the same system, the transfer to another department is fast and efficient.
An overview of all applications and projects. A big advantage for our customers. They can see at the touch of a button which documents they have provided and what subcontractors have downloaded. They no longer have to search.
''As a purchaser, I like 12Build because I have an overview of all project requests.''Marcel Egberink Purchaser at Trebbe
Do you want to give your projects a kick start?
Browse around our all-in-one procurement system and discover how it takes over your time-consuming tasks. If you’d find an online tour more practical, we can show you how everything works in our thirty-minute demo.
Our specialists are eager dive into your challenge
Have you had enough of the time-consuming parts of the procurement process?
By centralising, 12Build offers you a user-friendly platform to make your process more efficient. Time-consuming evaluation processes are a thing of the past. As is emailing back and forth about quotations and the hassle of sharing documents. With 12Build you can do everything in one system. What progress!
Smart questions to ask before choosing your procurement software
Is this system useful if you don’t have many projects? Certainly!
Even if you’re really selective about the number of requests you submit, you’ll always get added value from the 12Build system. When you enter a search, the search results only display the construction specialists that meet your criteria. That makes it easier to target certain companies and ask them to submit a quotation.
What features can I use to evaluate construction specialists and suppliers?
You can use over twenty factors to make a pre-selection or selection of suitable partners. Expertise, reference projects, certificates, company size, quality labels, readiness to work, and distance. Our demo shows you how it takes just seconds for you to see great matches on your screen.
What does it cost construction specialists to respond to my quotation request?
Nothing! We deliberately keep the threshold low so that every construction specialist can be found on jobs they are good at and can respond free of charge to your request. We’d like you both to find the best possible match and enjoy a great partnership.
Is it true that your construction specialist marketplace is the biggest in Europe?
Yes! We’re proud that 12Build is Europe’s biggest construction community, particularly because it’s so handy for everyone who works in the sector. With over 750 general contractors and 16,000 construction specialists, suppliers, and manufacturers, new matches and partnerships are created every day.
How many construction specialists are in your system?
All sectors of the construction industry are represented in our huge database. There are currently some 750 general contractors and 16,000 construction specialists. From estimating services, architects, developers, and tilers, to extremely specialised construction companies and manufacturers. If you search in our database, you’re guaranteed to find the best partners for your project.
I’m a client. What does the software offer me?
If you’re establishing a new project, you need the right contractors and construction specialists. It’s easy to use our database to evaluate and select partners that meet your quality requirements. And what else does it offer besides convenience and that all tasks, documents, and procurement process interactions are stored in one central system? Well. There are also time gains as it’s quicker to find a good match, making your quotation process more efficient.
If you request a quotation via our system, you can easily submit all accompanying documents. You then see on the dashboard whether a company has read your message, has accessed a document, and you can see if they’re going to produce a quotation. If they decide to do this, the construction specialist can upload the quotation easily.
We’re a general contractor. How does your procurement system benefit me?
If you’re making estimates for a new project and you’re seeking the best construction specialists, you can use over twenty filters in our database including relationship, specialisation, quality labels, company size, intention to submit a quote, and distance from the work to find suitable construction specialists. You can also see the financial health and the most recent email address we have for every company.
You simply choose those companies you want to work with and submit your quotation request via the system, together with all important documents. You’ll then see on your dashboard who has read your message, who is interested in working with you, and when you can expect a quotation. The procurement process via the 12Build tool is simplicity itself.
I’m a construction specialist. Is 12Build handy for me too?
Certainly! Even if you’ve already been active in the construction industry for years, it’s good to stay alert for new opportunities. Because what if a general contractor has a new employee and they forget to ask you for a project? 12Build means that all parties seeking a specialist like you can find you easily. That gives you the opportunity to obtain new contracts and build more relationships with partners.
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