When you’re tendering for a contract to provide building services such as:
…you will give yourself an advantage if you include your noise strategy as a primary consideration.
While it’s tempting to fall into the trap of being the cheapest tenderer to get the job, price is not always the winning factor. It’s the value of your solution that’s usually of most interest.
Building your clients’ confidence in your ability to deliver in all areas – including those sometimes hidden in your tender response – will show your value.
Potential clients will appreciate seeing that you have thought about noise control, and gone the extra mile to avoid project stoppages and deliver the project to the specified timeframe. It shows that you understand the job and the impacts it may have on workers and the surrounds
When you are preparing your tender response, take the time to think about noise. Ask yourself: do you need noise barriers or acoustic curtains? Or is there a better option? That’s why it’s essential to get advice and insights from experts.
The first step in tendering is to check the standard government regulations and determine if there’s anything in the DA with additional requirements.
With a large construction project, this information will be in one of the thousands of documents – so it’s prudent to ask upfront so that you don’t get caught with unexpected expenses due to scope creep.
Remember, if you haven’t raised noise restrictions as a potential problem, you may not be in a good position for a variation. You could therefore have to deal with unplanned-for costs.
Once you understand the issues, it’s time to talk to the professionals.
Flexshield can provide you with a branded report to include with your tender submission that considers:
We’ll also consider any potential pitfalls and the practical workability of the solution we put forward – so that you can submit your tender response with confidence.
With Flexshield’s input, your tender submission can cover off on several issues that will be important to the contract administrators, such as perceived public consideration; lower cost; ease of movement in a mobile situation; or the ease of managing workflow.
Including the right detail in your tenders shows that you are professional and have thought about all potential hassles.
It’s a sign you are a more competent contractor – increasing the opportunities for you to win more work thanks to the extra value that you bring and not merely competing on price.