Two Local Colorado School Districts Join Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing Group (RMEPS)

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St. Vrain School District RE-1J along with Thompson School District R2-J announced today that they have joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing Group (RMEPS), an online procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for Colorado local government bids.

St. Vrain School District RE-1J  & Thompson School District R2-J Join RMEPS

St. Vrain School District RE-1J & Thompson School District R2-J Join RMEPS

It’s a successful solution for our agency and its vendors—the vendors have free, centralized access to bid opportunities from multiple local agencies, while we benefit from increased vendor competition along with process automation.

St. Vrain School District RE-1J along with Thompson School District R2-J announced today that they have joined the Rocky Mountain e-Purchasing Group, an online procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids within Colorado.

Rocky Mountain Bid System connects 1,335 departments from 85 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to local Colorado Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. St. Vrain School District RE-1J along with Thompson School District R2-J joined the Rocky Mountain Bid System on May 1st, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for both schools and all other participating agencies on the system. The online purchasing group was developed and is maintained by IPT by BidNet. IPT by Bidnet manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 800 counties, municipalities and school districts a purchasing and vendor management solution.

St. Vrain School District RE-1J along with Thompson School District R2-J invites all local vendors to join the Rocky Mountain Bid System to receive access to its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on Rocky Mountain Bid System include:

  •     24-hour access to local government opportunities
  •     Notification customized to the vendors’ products or services provided
  •     Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  •     Advanced notification of Term-Contracts
  •     E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

“As part of the Rocky Mountain Bid System we will be able to lower costs for both our agency and its vendors—which is critical in our current economic climate,” said Traci Burtnett, Materials & Procurement Director for Thompson School District R2-J. “As we decrease costs, those savings get passed on to our tax payers,” Ms. Burtnett added.

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from St. Vrain School District RE-1J along with Thompson School District R2-J and the system’s other local agencies. “It’s a successful solution for our agency and its vendors—the vendors have free, centralized access to bid opportunities from multiple local agencies, while we benefit from increased vendor competition along with process automation,” said Marsha Peterson, Purchasing Manager for St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J. . Registration is open to vendors online by visiting http://www.rockymountainbidsystem.com.

About Interactive Procurement Technologies by BidNet:

Interactive Procurement Technologies by BidNet develops and manages online government purchasing systems, allowing for streamlined bidding, sharing of resources, and vendor management. They currently serve more than 800 government agencies, 8,000 purchasing officials, and more than 100,000 vendors through 15 e-procurement networks across the country. More information is available at http://www.iptbybidnet.com, or by calling 800-835-4603.

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