Buyer

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Is defined as the Main Civil and Building Contractor (Estimator or Buyer) that sends RfQ’s (Request for Quotes) to Vendors (Sub-Contractors and Suppliers).

How To: View Market Intelligence – Projects

Do you want to view a visual overview of Leads 2 Business content? View Market Intelligence specifically Project related information represented with various graphs. Select your preferred date range, download, customize and view more details. Find out how – here’s … Continued

Daily Advisories

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Daily Advisories can be accessed in various forms via the menu’s   The Daily Advisory Email is sent every afternoon to let you know of all the Leads (including Projects, Tenders and/or Open Quotes) available each day according to the … Continued

How To: View Market Intelligence – Tender

Do you want to view a visual overview of Leads 2 Business content? View Market Intelligence specifically Tender related information represented with various graphs. Select your preferred date range, download, customize and view more details. Find out how – here’s … Continued

How To: Transfer/Copy Monitor Projects & Tenders

Do you need to Manage your Monitor’s Projects and Tenders? Transfer or Copy leads from one Monitor to another Monitor. – here’s a quick video tutorial from “The How To Series”. (Duration 1m17s) If you are interested in becoming one … Continued

Buyer Login

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Once logged in on your Dashboard, click on “Buyer” on the left menu under Home  or “L2Q Buyer” on the bottom of the RFQ’s Sent red block.

How To: Manage Notifications

Have you received Notifications? These could be about developments on L2B, Notes on your Leads made by yourself or your monitors or Requests from your monitors to Monitor/Unmonitor Leads. Manage your Notifications today. Find out how – here’s a quick … Continued

Company Usage

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Company Usage also referred to as a Usage Report is located on the Dashboard menu on the left hand side under Reporting. When clicking on Company Usage the following page will appear. If you click on Company, Division, Branches, Contacts … Continued

Floor Levels Filter

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The Floor Levels Search enables you to filter your search by Floor Levels: By selecting the various options under Floor Levels you can filter your search by either Two, Six, Over Ten, Unknown or Single Levels.

L2B Wiki Help

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Before logging in, you can access L2B Wiki Help by selecting “Help”:     Our Subscribers can access the L2B Wiki Help by selecting “Help” under Support on the grey toolbar from the left:   Alternatively, L2B Wiki Help can … Continued

Create a New Bill Request

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Create a New Bill Request also referred to as an “L2Q Request” is required in order to send out Trades (RFQ’s) to Vendors/Subcontractors/Suppliers on a BoQ to gather your prices for Tender Submission. Please note that the L2Q Request comprises … Continued

Change Password

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To update your Password run your cursor over your name in the top right hand side of the page, and select Profile Settings Select ‘Change Password: Enter your current password in the first block, then enter your new password into … Continued

Subscribed To

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To view which services you are subscribed to run your cursor over your name in the top right hand side of the page, and select Profile Settings               Select ‘Subscribed To’:

Upload Your Logo & Signature

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To upload your company logo and email signature (these will automatically be attached onto emails that you send to contacts on the L2B website) run your cursor over your name in the top right hand side of the page, and … Continued

Cleanup Projects

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If you find that you are monitoring a lot of Projects which you no longer wanting to monitor, i.e. they have been completed and are no longer relevant to you, it is possible bulk unmonitor by Project Status via Cleanup … Continued

Bulk Allocate

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To Bulk Allocate run your cursor over your name in the top right hand side of the page, and select Profile Settings Select ‘Bulk Allocate’: Bulk Allocating will select to monitor all Projects that fit into the filters that you … Continued

Project Search

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Your search result will list the Project Leads that meet your search criteria. Project Category: Selecting Projects will highlight both Building and Infrastructure Alternatively you can select either Building or Infrastructure Project Industry: Selecting Industry will highlight all the Industries … Continued

Monitors – Calendar

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The “Calendar” is where you can view reminders that you have set for tenders and projects in a calendar format. Please click on link how to set a reminder https://wiki.l2b.co.za/reminders/ You can view or edit your reminder by simply clicking … Continued

Project Search Results

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Search Page Result: Explanation of details on the search page prior to opening the Project Lead to view in full: Name of Project: Unique PPA number allocated to Project Lead when added to the database: Status of Project Lead: Value … Continued

Reporting – Monitors

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Under Reporting you are also able to get reports for your Monitors: The following page will be displayed. You can also download the report using the icon on the graph.   Main Users & Monitors (can only view their own … Continued

Online Footprint

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You are able to get Reports of your Online Footprint: You can select the various options Online Activity Project Engagement Vendor Engagement Site Engagement Tender Engagement Buyer Engagement Each option will open reports relevant to option you have chosen, they … Continued

Your Timeline

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By selecting Your Timeline under Reporting:     The Search page will open to show the report of your timeline on the system: You are also able to filter the results By date range   2. By Projects/Tenders

Design your own Report

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You are able to Design your own report for Projects & Tenders under Reporting by clicking on: The following page will open up and you can select your content option and click : 2. You can then select your report … Continued

Reporting

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On the Dashboard on the left hand menu there is Reporting: If you click on reporting it will give you a drop down menu with various options:   

Most Viewed/Monitored

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If you click on Most Viewed: It will open a search tab page showing the relevant results: If you click on Most Monitored: It will open a search tab page showing the relevant results:

Document URL

When there are tender documents available for download, this field will be populated and appear as so Please click where indicated and you will be able to download the tender documents made available on the organisation website. Should the above … Continued

Notifications

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Users will receive notifications for the following: Notice – Leads 2 Business (Updates relevant to the services you are subscribed) Leads – Notes that you/your monitors have made on Projects or Tenders Requests – To Monitor Requests – To Un-monitor … Continued

Update Your Password

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To update your password click on ‘Profile Settings’: Click on ‘Change Password’: Enter your current password in the first block and then enter your new password in the second and third blocks. Your password needs to be at least 6 … Continued

Billing information

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‘Billing Information’ This is information pertaining to your Account with Leads 2 Business. You can view the payment which is currently outstanding, under ‘Account’.                           ‘Accounts Contacts’ Reflects … Continued

Leads

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Leads If you want to view all your leads from the Previous day, you can view the leads here with various options how to view the leads. If you would like to Monitor a Lead click on the following icon. … Continued

Favourite Professionals

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Favourite Professionals Your favourite professionals that you have selected will be listed as follows: This shows that 5 Favourite Professionals are reflecting: If you would like to search your Favourite Professionals, type in the name in the search block and … Continued

View Pending L2Q Projects

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Your Pending L2Q Project application can be defined as: •Your Bill of Quantities is being processed. •We have received your request and are awaiting your Bill of Quantities or trying to source the BoQ. To view your Pending L2Q Project … Continued

View Active L2Q Projects

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Your active L2Q projects can be defined as follows: An active L2Q project is where we have received the Bill of Quantities, processed and uploaded it, and the bill is ready for distribution by the Buyer. To view your active … Continued

View Drawings / Specifications

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To view uploaded drawings/specifications, click on the icon under the “Drawings / Specifications” column next to the relevant L2Q project on the Buyer Home. Select “Drawings” and download the relevant drawings/specifications on the next screen. If there are no links … Continued

View Archived L2Q Projects

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From the drop-down menu under “Actions”, select “Archive Job(s)” (L2Q project(s)). Your Archived L2Q Projects can be defined as: Once you have completed the pricing process and the closing date has passed, you can archive projects. Should you wish to … Continued

Trade Mapping in L2Q

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Trade Mapping allows the Buyer to specify which trade they would like a specific trade to fall under. For example, instead of splitting Crushed Stone, Gravel and Sand to this trade, they might prefer it to be left with Earthworks … Continued

Sending out RFQ’s

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Once your Bill of Quantities is uploaded, you are able to send out your Bill Trades to Vendors and/or Subcontractors. On ‘Buyer Home’, identify the L2Q Project you wish to send out and click on ‘Request Prices’. You will be … Continued

Add a Preferred Vendor

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When you select a Vendor as preferred, they will display on your Buyer Homepage. When you send out RFQ’s, your “Preferred Vendors” will appear at the top of your search results, making it easy for you to find them. You … Continued

My Bill: Add Item(s) In Bill

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Adding Item(s) in Bill On the ‘Buyer Home’, click on ‘Request Prices’ of the control list you wish to add items to. Click on “Actions” and select “My Bill” from the drop-down menu. Use the filters at the top of … Continued

My Bill: Change Item Trade

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  Change Trade in Bill On the ‘Buyer Home’ click on ‘Request Prices’ of the bill, you wish to change trades in. Click on “Actions” and select “My Bill” from the drop-down menu. Once the Bill has loaded, choose ‘Change … Continued

Advanced Search

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Advanced Search allows the Buyer to distribute selected items, to a different Trade when sending out RFQ’s. On ‘Buyer Home’, identify the L2Q Project you wish to send out and click on ‘Request Prices’. Click on the expand icon next … Continued

Control List Progress

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On the ‘Buyer Home’ identify the L2Q Project you wish to interact with, click on the icon in the ‘Control List’ column. This will direct you to the Control List that was created by sending out the RFQ’s. Using the … Continued

User Tags Search Filter

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User Tags are used to tag a keyword to a specific Tender/Project (one could imagine it being like a filing system, the tags are the individual “files” and the search result is the “filing cabinet”): Note: The “Ignore” tag will … Continued

Download Control List

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The Control List is a summary of all the Vendors that the Buyer has sent RFQ’s to. To download the Control list, identify the L2Q Project you wish to interact with, click on the ‘book’ icon in the ‘Control List’ … Continued

Send a RFQ Notice

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Once the bill has been sent to your Vendors, a Buyer can communicate with their Vendors any changes, notification of additional drawings and/or addendums to the bill by sending out an RFQ Notice. On the ‘Buyer Home’ page identify the … Continued

Monitors

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Monitors  Monitoring enables you to receive regular updates via e-mail on any changes to the Project or Tender Notice (i.e. Closing Date extension, status change, etc). This feature also enables you to draw reports of all monitored items. A maximum … Continued

Support

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Support Selecting the drop down arrow next to “Support” will take you through to all the support options as follows:                                       “Live Help” Please … Continued

Settings

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Settings will take you through to the following Options: “Profile” can be viewed here “Advisory Settings” can be viewed under Advisory Settings and Advisory Filters “Tag Management” is where you can view and manage your Tags such as create, remove, rename, … Continued

Trending – Market Intelligence

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Trending > Market Intelligence This is where you can see a visual overview of what content Leads 2 Business have published.   Market Intelligence  > Projects Click on ‘Reporting on the left side of the page and select ‘Trending’ and … Continued

Monitoring

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To manage your monitors, go to your Dashboard, Click on “Settings” and Select “Your Monitors”.                                 This will open a page where you, as main … Continued

Importing Monitors

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Under the “Actions” button at the top right of the page, you can also “Import Monitors”. This functionality will only be available to subscribers that have had access to our website prior to July 2016, who made use of the … Continued

Viewing the Contact

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From the Search Page Click on a contact name to open it up to the view page: This will display all the Contacts information. On the left the following will display (if available): Contact Details Email this Professional (see below) … Continued

Home

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“Home” will take you through to the following options:                       The dashboard will take you back to the Dashboard (Home Page). Please click on the link to view in detail how … Continued

Advisory Settings Wizard Filters

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Your advisory filters are the key to receiving the relevant information from Leads 2 Business on a daily basis. The Daily Advisory is sent via e-mail in the afternoon and contains a summary of all the new projects and tenders published … Continued

View Project Lead

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  Project Title This is the title of the Project. If it is a mixed use development, the component of the development will be indicated after the hypen Dismiss Lead Clicking on dismiss lead will remove the Project from your … Continued

Request to Monitor a Project

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Monitors Request Monitors are able to request the monitoring or removal of monitoring of a Project/s either from the search page or from the individual project Request to monitor from Search page Do the required searches and once you have … Continued

Library

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If you are looking for various documents to view and download, the Library is where you will find them. Under Library which is located under Support on the drop down menu on the left hand side of your screen when … Continued

Help

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If you are logged into the website and wanting assistance or help with navigating the website, this help facility can assist you. You can find this help facility under Support on the menu on the left hand side of your … Continued

Contact Us

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If you are looking for some support on the website and/or wanting to get in touch with Leads 2 Business, this is where you can find the support and help. Maybe you would like a Sales Executive to get hold … Continued

Profile Settings

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You can view and edit your Personal Info, Change Password, View what you are Subscribed to, Email Signature (add your signature with your company logo), Bulk Allocate and Cleanup Projects. Click on the link for full details of “Profile Settings”: (link … Continued

Resend Advisories

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  Click on “Resend Advisories” via your name or the menu. The blue block indicates the date you would like to receive the advisories. Select a different date if you’d like to. Select the advisory you would like to receive … Continued

Advisory Settings 

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Advisory Settings  Your Advisory is the e-mail you receive on a daily basis with a summary of all the leads for that particular day that are of interest to you. Your Advisory Settings are very important as if you have … Continued

Your Login Name 

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If you click the drop-down arrow next to your Login Name the following selection will appear Advisory Settings Resend Advisories Sent Advisories View Advisories Profile Settings Calendar Inbox    

Live Help – Ear Phones Logo 

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If you require assistance you can speak to one of our friendly and helpful staff members by simply clicking on the Earphones logo (or go to “Support” and click on “Live Help”) and you will be responded to almost immediately, … Continued

L2B Logo

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L2B Logo – Takes you back to the Dashboard To return to the “Dashboard” click on the Leads 2 Business Logo. Another way to get back to the Dashboard is to go to “Home” and select “Dashboard”  

Tender Award

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Tender Award – This will show the Date of the Award and the Awarded Value (if known). This section will also show the L2B Researcher who followed up on the award information. The Researcher’s name will be a link, allowing … Continued

Awarded Companies

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Awarded Companies – If a tender has been successfully awarded to a company or companies, this section will display the Awarded Companies details. Contact Details – This is the contact details for the awarded company. View Linked Items – This … Continued

Region

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Region – Leads 2 Business research tender notices throughout South Africa and a number of countries in Africa. Depending on the details supplied in a tender, the Region could either be a Country, a Province, a Provincial Dialing Code area … Continued

Industry

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Industry – This indicates in which sector the work is taking place. The Industries are: Factory & Warehousing; Healthcare; Hospitality & Leisure; Industrial; Institutional; Mining; Office & Commercial; Power Grid; Renovations; Residential; Retail; Road; Transport Terminal; Water. For Example:   … Continued

Category

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Category – This indicates the work required for the tender notice. What is mentioned in the Description is used to categorise the tender. The Categories are: Air Con & Refrigeration; Alternate Energy; Building; Consultants; Demolition & Blasting; Electrical & Instrument; … Continued

Language

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Language – All tender notices on Leads 2 Business are available in English, however some have to be translated first. This field will indicate if it’s a translated tender or not. For Example:

Validity Period

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Validity Period – This will indicate the expected period of time that the prices submitted on the closing date, must be valid for. Examples: 30 days, 60 days or 90 days from closing date and time.

Financing Institution

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Financing Institution – This will indicate the Financing Institution for the tender. In other words, the source of funding for the contract. This is more applicable for tenders in Africa. For Example: