DWSD Joins the MITN Purchasing Group

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The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) has linked to the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN), an online procurement system by BidNet that gives vendors instant access to bids, requests for proposals, quotes, and amendments. MITN (http://www.mitn.info) connects departments from local government agencies throughout the state and provides a bid notification system for vendors looking to do business with local governments.

DWSD Has Joined the MITN Purchasing Group

As part of the MITN, we will be able to save time and money, which is critical in our current economic climate.

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) has linked to the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (http://www.MITN.info), an online procurement system that gives vendors instant access to bids, requests for proposals, quotes, and amendments.

A leading global electronic business (“e-business”) company, International Data Base Corporation (DBA BidNet) – has partnered with member agencies of the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network to create, maintain and administrate the MITN website.

MITN connects departments from local government agencies throughout the state and provides a bid notification system for vendors looking to do business with local governments. DWSD joined MITN on Oct. 16.

Vendors that provide goods and services are encouraged to join MITN to receive access to DWSD contract information. Vendor benefits of registering on http://www.MITN.info include:

  • Solicitation alerts customized to the vendors’ products or services provided
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addenda and documents
  • Advanced notification of term-contracts
  • E-bid and e-quote submission
  • Immediate and on-demand access to local government opportunities

“As part of the MITN, we will be able to save time and money, which is critical in our current economic climate,” said Sue F. McCormick, DWSD Director. “Our vendors now have centralized access to bid opportunities.”

“It’s a good solution for our utility. We’ll benefit from increased vendor competition, along with complete process automation,” McCormick said. Registration is open to vendors online by visiting http://www.MITN.info.

About BidNet’s e-Procurement Solution:

BidNet’s e-procurement solution helps more than 900 government agencies and 8,000 purchasing officials across the country with its supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. Its services offer a configurable solution to purchasing departments in the public sector. More information is available at http://www.iptbybidnet.com or by calling 800-835-4603.

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