Submitting commercial bids by email?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by J&JPropmaint, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. jkilov

    jkilov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MS
    Posts: 1,415

    I haven't ever used e-mail for bids, just seems a tad informal.

    Registered post (proof of delivery) with a stamped and signed quotation is standard here.

    This way there can be no excuses:
    - of your bid not being received or somehow lost
    - not delivered on-time (tender dead-lines)
    - being incomplete, informal or invalid as a legal document (debate on electronic signatures)
    - or altered/modified in retrospect

    In any case, you're spared of the legal runarounds some site's like to use.

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