Case Study: Public Safety Radios

Case Study: Public Safety Radios

Using a Reverse Auction to maximize savings

Background:

A medium sized Midwestern city wanted to maximize savings and increase competition for their public safety radio auctions and streamline auction communication. FlexRFP™ with a Reverse Auction was the way to timely savings.

Results:

Vendors competed for business in real time

Auction lasted just over 30 minutes

Fully transparent audit trail

No IT involvement necessary

Auction Graph:

radios-auction-graph

Note:

Communication function (like instant messaging) was used in real time, allowing suppliers to ask questions and get answers during the auction.