Bidding & Bid Terms

How do I submit a bid?
Submitting a bid is fast and easy. The process takes approximately 5 minutes to enter the data, assuming pricing has been prepared. (Please note that it may ...
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019 at 12:15 PM
What is the ‘Stop Auto Rebid At’ function?
Unison Marketplace enables Sellers to automatically rebid multiple line items. This optional feature enables Sellers to rebid simultaneously on multiple opp...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 12:18 PM
Can I see my competitors and their bids?
No. Sellers cannot view the identities or bids of other Sellers. The only indication of your bid status is LEAD or LAG, once you have submitted a bid. For F...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 12:37 PM
What is Lead? What is Lag?
Once a bid is received by the Unison Marketplace system, the bid will receive a status of LEAD or LAG. Lead means that a bid is in the most competitive posi...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 12:46 PM
How will I know if I was awarded the Buy?
Once a Seller submits a bid for a buy, the Buyer will have the duration of the offer period to make an award.  Sellers can determine the award status of the...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:03 PM
How do I decline a bid opportunity?
Sellers may decline to bid by submitting a 'No Bid'. Simply review the buy in the Opportunities section, select the checkbox to the right of the E...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Can I add an attachment to my bid?
Buyers have the ability to make Seller Attachments for a buy required, optional, or not available.  If attachments are requested (required or optional), Sel...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 3:02 PM
What is the Bid Decrement?
The Bid Decrement is the minimum dollar amount by which a Seller’s total bid price must decrease when submitting a rebid, and only applies during the rebid ...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 12:48 PM
Should I include taxes in my bid price?
Unless otherwise stated in the solicitation, bids submitted must NOT include any sales tax (state, local, otherwise) or order costs.  If the buy terms requi...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 1:15 PM
What are the Bid Description and Seller Reference Number?
The Bid Description and Seller Reference Number sections appear at the top of the Terms page after clicking Start Bid.  To continue the bid, the Seller must...
Fri, 1 Mar, 2019 at 12:55 PM