"There's a way to do it better - find it."
-Thomas A. Edison
In his time as a government contract management professional, Joseph Shurance, experienced first-hand the needs of proposal teams and the laborious process of developing competitive cost proposals that meet the detail requirements set forth by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
Most confounding was the lack of a system to manage and re-use a company’s library of rates and other cost data from one proposal to the next. For too long, proposal teams trudged through the tedious and redundant process of developing one cost proposal after another while being bogged down by the limitations of their homegrown or spreadsheet-based pricing systems.
A better way to do it didn’t exist yet, so Joe created one – PROPRICER.
The original edition of PROPRICER (now known as PROPRICER Contractor Edition) was introduced by the newly founded Executive Business Services, Inc. (EBS) in 1986, with a focus on serving federal contractors bidding on large-dollar supply contracts. Today, the name PROPRICER reflects a full line of proposal pricing solutions designed for businesses of all growth stages and contracts of all types.
The addition of PROPRICER Government Edition to our product line gave federal agencies access to the same powerful pricing engine as our industry customers, but geared toward cost analysis, in order to help agencies make confident award decisions that are fair and maximize benefit to the public.
PROPRICER continues to be an unparalleled cost proposal solution for government contractors and federal agencies – but we didn’t make it this far on our own.
PROPRICER products evolve and improve, based largely on the valued feedback we get from our customers. With over 30 years in the proposal pricing business, our team thrives on turning our customers’ needs into product features and enhancements that benefit all current and future users of PROPRICER.
Our commitment to collaboration in the government contracting process was reinforced with EBS’s establishment of the annual Government Contract Pricing Summit (GCP Summit). The GCP Summit is a one-of-a-kind event bringing together the pricing community from both government and industry, to help shape the future of practices in government contract pricing.