Detroit Public Library Joins the MITN Purchasing Group, a Bid System for Local Michigan Agencies and Vendors

Detroit Public Library announced today that it is has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, an online procurement system managed by IPT by BidNet that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

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Detroit Public Library Joins MITN

Detroit Public Library Joins MITN

As part of the MITN Purchasing Group we will be able to lower costs for both (Detroit Public Library) and its vendors—which is critical in the current economic climate.

Detroit, MI (PRWEB) June 25, 2013

Detroit Public Library announced today that it is has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, an online procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

MITN connects 109 local government agencies from 1,362 departments and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online.

Detroit Public Library will be joining MITN on July 1st, 2013, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Detroit Public Library and all other participating agencies on the system.

Detroit Public Library invites all local vendors to join MITN to receive access to its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on MITN 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

“The benefits to participation in the procurement network and sharing resources with other agencies are tremendous,” said Michael, Purchasing Manager. “As part of the MITN Purchasing Group we will be able to lower costs for both our agency and its vendors—which is critical in the current economic climate,” Michael added.

The network was developed and is maintained by IPT by BidNet, an Albany, New York company that manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country.

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from Detroit Public Library and the system’s other local agencies. “The online system is easy for our staff and vendors to use, while minimizing costs, improving process efficiency and transparency,” said Michael. Vendors register online at http://www.mitn.info.

“It’s a win-win situation for our agency and its vendors—the vendors have free, centralized access to bid opportunities from multiple agencies, while we benefit from increased vendor competition and process automation,” Michael said.

About Detroit Library:

The Detroit Public Library is the second largest library system in the U.S. state of Michigan by volumes held, and is the 20th largest library system in the United States. The Detroit Public Library enhances the quality of life for the diverse and dynamic community in the City of Detroit. The library enlightens and empowers its citizens to meet their lifelong learning needs through open and equitable access to information, technology, and cultural/educational programs.

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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