The bid system is easy for our staff and vendors to use, while minimizing costs, improving process efficiency and transparency.
Congers, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
ARC of Rockland announced today that it is has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.
Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,306 departments from 154 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. ARC of Rockland joined Empire State Purchasing Group, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for its solicitation postings and all other participating agencies on the system.
ARC of Rockland invites all local vendors to access its upcoming solicitations by joining Empire State Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on Empire State Purchasing Group include:
- 24-hour access to local government opportunities
- Notification 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
“Participating in the procurement network and sharing resources with other agencies are tremendous,” said Stu Schwartz, ARC of Rockland Purchasing Manager. “Our organization will be able to lower costs and reach more local vendors.”
The network was developed and is powered by BidNet, an Albany, N.Y. company that manages 15 government purchasing groups nationwide through its e-procurement solution, SourceSuite.
Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from ARC of Rockland and the system’s other local agencies. Vendors register online at http://www.empirestatebidsystem.com.
“The bid system is easy for our staff and vendors to use, while minimizing costs, improving process efficiency and transparency,” Schwartz said. “We benefit from increased vendor competition and process automation and our vendors gain access to other local government agencies business opportunities.”
About BidNet’s e-Procurement Solution:
BidNet’s e-procurement solution, SourceSuite, helps more than 900 buying organizations across the country with its supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. SourceSuite offers a configurable solution to purchasing departments in a variety of industries. More information is available at http://www.sourcesuite.com or by calling 800-835-4603.