What Can Tender Services Offer You?

8th December 2021

Thinking of outsourcing tender services? Here’s how they can benefit your business

Tender services have a lot to offer your business. This is why so many businesses outsource to companies that offer them. At Hudson Succeed, we offer our own tender services. We conduct these tender services to help businesses win contracts for their company. A lot of these contracts of for multiple years too. Therefore, we support our clients in securing years’ worth of work. Let’s get into what exactly tender services are.

What are tender services?

Tender services can consist of several elements. Primarily they will involve the process of writing the tender/bid. A lot of companies choose to outsource to a bid writer for several reasons. Other services may include mentorship advice or consultancy support.

How tender services can benefit you

One of the reasons companies turn to tender services is that it saves the company time and money. They could write the tender themselves, but if they aren’t experienced, they may not see the results they desire. They may also find the various documents and information to be overwhelming as there can be a lot. Not to mention the word count required for some bids can be excessive! So, if you don’t have the time to dedicate to writing a bid, then tender services can help.

You may want to hire an in-house bid writer if you intend to bid for work often. This would likely be a good idea. If you only intend to bid for one contract, it’s a lot of money to hire someone for one job. Not to mention the whole hiring process and more. That is one way that tender services companies can save you time and money.

They also help by being experts in their field. It makes sense to rely on an expert if you aren’t sure of something. They have the experience to know exactly how to complete the bid. It can be good to research companies that offer tender services to see their success rate. For example, ours is 87%, so we are confident in our ability to support and succeed for our clients.

What skills do tender service companies possess?

Those companies that offer tender services will possess a plethora of skills. For example, they will have excellent writing and communication skills. It is important for the buyer to get a good impression from you. If your bid is unclear or features grammatical errors and mistakes, you’ll leave the impression that you aren’t thorough. This could be the detail that costs you the bid. So, it is important to get it as perfect as possible. Bid writers can do this for you. They’ll make sure your ideas and concepts are communicated clearly too.

A very important skill that they have is time and project management. The bidding process can get complicated when there are lots of documents. Luckily, tender services providers have dealt with this plenty of times. Therefore, they know how to break down the workload to avoid mistakes and stress. They do this so they have plenty of time, later on, to review the work and submit it early. We do this as we know there can always be technological errors at the finish line or other unforeseen issues. If you are stressed and rush a bid, it will almost certainly have mistakes and you won’t succeed. Don’t let this be the reason for your loss!


Let’s recap what we have covered in this brief look into how tender services can support you and your business.

Tender services are companies that offer support for businesses looking to tender for work.

They can help you by taking the workload off your hands. They’ll also use expert skills and industry knowledge to increase your chances of success.

If you have further questions on tender services, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be more than happy to help.

Our services

Tender Writing

Once you’ve found the perfect bid for your business, send it our way. Our Bid Writers can take care of the whole thing for you they’ll even submit it on your behalf. They’ll let you know what they need from you, providing you with a full Tender Writing breakdown.

Tender Ready

Our Tender Ready 4-week programme is perfect for businesses that have never tendered before. A Bid Writer will work with you to ensure you have everything in place to tender successfully. They can also help you better understand the tendering process. Tender Ready offers your business:

  • A 12-month subscription to one Hudson Discover.
  • Access to Global Bid Directors and Senior Bidding Professionals.
  • An Organisation-wide Bid library, including 3 case studies, 5 CVs and policies.
  • Additional flexible benefits.

Tender Improvement

If you’ve been tendering but aren’t seeing success from your current efforts, our Tender Improvement package can help. Our Bid Team will assess your previous responses and tender documents. They will work with you to improve for future submissions. This package includes a 12-month subscription to a Hudson Discover portal and additional tendering development services.

Tender Mentor

If you’ve written your own tender response and need it double-checked for errors, Tender Mentor can help. A Bid Writer will proofread your work for any inconsistencies, grammar or spelling mistakes. They will also ensure it’s in line with the specification before you submit. This can help you formulate a winning submission.

Additional support

If you only need the assistance with PQQs or SQs we can help. Send the information over to us and we can provide you with a quote for the work involved.

Discover Elite

Upgrading to Discover Elite can help optimise your tendering efforts – even when you’re busy. Our two new time-saving tools can improve your competitor awareness and success rate when bidding for a contract.

The Ultimate Time Saver package offers your business:

  • A maximum of five tender breakdowns per month.
  • An annual subscription to a maximum of two Hudson Discover sector-specific portals. This option can help businesses that overlap two industries such as Healthcare and Technology, for example.
  • Pre-market and award engagement notices monitored on your behalf.
  • Buyer portal management, including registration, password management, downloading documents and assessing viability based on your bid or no-bid strategy.
  • Weekly phone calls with your dedicated Account Manager to discuss viable tendering opportunities.

The Become a Pre-Bid Master package also includes:

  • All of the above.
  • Up to seven tender breakdowns per month.
  • Bid Strategy delivered by a Senior Bid Manager with a minimum of 5 years of experience. It will also be managed by our Global Bid Director.

Contact us to find out how we can help your business grow.

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