Benefits of e-Tendering saves time, efforts and increase chances of transparency. It also help users to believe about the security of system. e-Tendering / e-Procurement help vendors from Other Countries also to use the facility. e-Tendering is a centralized system so it helps vendors to track their offers. It also help them to upload documents , receive response immediately. e-Tendering is better then the traditional system in which documents were supposed to sign and submit by post to Org. Traditional system was not having security , confidentiality , integrity , Non-repudiation.
Central Board of Excise and Customs has been introduced concept of Digital Signature Certificate for importers, exporters, shipping lines, customs brokers, airlines or their agents to file Custom's process documents like Bills of Entry, IGM (General Declaration and Cargo Declaration), Shipping Bills, EGM (General Declaration), CGM through Remote EDI System (RES).