About PlanetBids, Inc.

PlanetBids is a web-based eProcurement company that provides a modular suite of innovative and best-in-class solutions to help government, private, non-profit and educational procurement teams better serve their organizations. Our team understands the unique requirements of procurement, and our system is compatible and integrates within most existing financial systems. Ultimately, our PB Solution helps your team manage bids, contracts, insurance certificates, on-line auctions and emergency operations in a tailored, easy-to-use system. Since 2000, PlanetBids has grown exponentially, serving a wide customer base across the nation. It continues to successfully assist its customers’ outreach efforts to suppliers while gaining greater control and visibility over spend, and streamlining many traditional time-consuming procurement practices. Procurement can then become more strategic as reports are readily available and manual tasks are automated. Our complete line of award-winning eProcurement solutions are offered through a suite of powerful modules that are easy-to-use, configurable, reliable and secure.

A Brief History

Co-founded in 2000 by husband and wife, Alan and Arpie Zavian, PlanetBids, Inc. is a software development company with a mission to provide web-based procurement solutions to help procurement professionals in the public, private, education and non-profit sectors streamline entire processes and connect with their suppliers more efficiently and cost effectively.

With 20+ years of industry knowledge, experience and service, today PlanetBids is recognized as the leading “Software as a Service” (SaaS) company offering an ever expanding modular suite of award winning and unique eProcurement solutions referred to as the PB System™.

All PlanetBids award winning solutions are designed, fully developed and tested in-house in the United States. Best of all, our clients benefit from the fact that all of the modules are continuously enhanced with added features and optimized for best overall performance for no additional cost.

PlanetBids serves a growing list of public agencies, private organizations and manages tens of thousands of users that interact with the PB System™ every day.

Based in Woodland Hills, California, PlanetBids, Inc. is privately held and a rapidly growing Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE) serving clients across the United States.

Who Uses PlanetBids?

Solutions offered by PlanetBids are designed to help public and private organizations save time and money managing the purchase of commodities and services. Purchasing, Professional Services, Construction and Engineering professionals from agencies across the nation are successfully conducting electronic Bids, RFQs, RFIs, and RFPs through the PB System™. Those public and private organizations include:

  • City, County and State Governments
  • Community Colleges, Universities and School Districts
  • Ports, Transportation and Airport agencies
  • General Construction Companies and Contractors
  • Health Facilities and Hospitals
  • Professional Services and Consulting Firms

Some of the Agencies Using PB System™

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Liberty Public Schools Logo
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Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Logo
Indianapolis Airport Authority Logo
City of Anaheim Logo
Port of Portland Logo
Portland Public Schools Logo
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Logo
Birmingham City Schools Logo
CSU Office of the Chancellor Logo
City of West Hollywood Logo
City of Burbank Logo
City of Chula Vista Logo
City of Clovis Logo
City of El Cajon Logo
City of Fresno Logo
City of Huntington Beach Logo
City of Irvine Logo
City of Lake Elsinore Logo
City of Long Beach Logo
City of Murrieta Logo
City of Ontario Logo
City of Pasadena Logo
City of Richmond Logo
City of Santa Clarita Logo
City of Temecula Logo
Kern High School District Logo
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Logo
North County Transit District Logo
Ohlone College Logo
OmniTrans Logo
OCFA Logo
Orange County Sanitation District Logo
Port of Long Beach Logo
SANDAG Logo
CSU Sacramento Logo
SF State Logo
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Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Logo
City of Fontana Logo
City of Garden Grove Logo
City of San Bernardino Water Department Logo
City of La Mesa Logo
City of Modesto Logo
City of Santa Monica Logo
City of South Lake Tahoe Logo
Coachella Valley Water District Logo
Comprehensive Community Health Centers Logo
CSU Bakersfield Logo
CSU Channel Islands Logo
CSU Northridge Logo
Eastern Municipal Water District Logo
Orange Unified School District Logo
Riverside County Transportation Commission Logo
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Logo
South Orange County Wastewater Authority Logo
Transportation Corridor Agencies Logo
City of Bakersfield Logo
East Side High School District Logo
Yucaipa Valley Water District Logo
Ace Construction Authority Logo
City of Rancho Cucamonga Logo
City of Salinas Logo
CSU San Marcos Logo