In a service auction for elevator and escalator maintenance for the Public Works department, eBridge’s customer received 53% savings. Our client’s cumulative savings will be over $400,000 for this contract. It was an exciting bid to watch. Five local suppliers placed a total of 604 lowering bids. First place changed hands 169 times and the spread between 1st & 2nd was 0.14%. The auction captured pricing on rates such as repair per hour, overtime, holidays, and material markups. The buyer chose not to award to the lowest supplier but awarded to the supplier they believed provided the best overall value.