Systems Consultants Associates can provide “free assistance” to certified MDOT DBE’s in the following areas:

  • Preparing company business cards and profile sheets, and providing information on recommended target areas for your marketing efforts.
  • Acting as a liaison between the DBE contractor and Prime Contractor regarding project information and problems occurring on the jobsite.
  • Informing of upcoming MDOT lettings and project information for other agencies throughout the state. SYSTEMS can assist you in locating bid tabulation information as well.
  • Providing assistance and guidance on material takeoffs, bid preparation and estimating, project scheduling, and planning for projects that DBEs are bidding on or plan to bid on in the near future.
  • Supporting with office computer operations to include trouble-shooting problems, Internet access and software installation, and basic to technical computer training.
  • Assisting in financial areas such as loan and bond package preparations, company financial statements, business plan preparation, and SBA 8(a) and Hub-Zone certification packages.