Case Study: Public Safety Radios

Case Study: Public Safety Radios

Using a Reverse Auction to maximize savings


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.


Vendors competed for business in real time

Auction lasted just over 30 minutes

Fully transparent audit trail

No IT involvement necessary

Auction Graph:



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