Our vendors have centralized access to multiple local agencies while we benefit from increased vendor competition and process automation.
Chesterfield, MI (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
Chesterfield Township has officially announced its joining of the MITN Purchasing Group, an e-purchasing system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to Michigan bid opportunities.
Chesterfield Township becomes the 117th local government agency to join MITN. Part of a nation-wide e-procurement solution powered by BidNet, MITN connects 1396 departments from 117 local agencies and provides a platform for vendors looking to do business with local government. BidNet’s e-procurement solution manages 15 government purchasing systems strategically located throughout the United States. The service provides over 900 local government agencies with purchasing and vendor management solutions.
Chesterfield Township joined MITN on Aug. 2, 2013, offering its vendors instant access to RFPs, quotes, addendum and award information. The purchasing department requests all local vendors join to receive access to its bid opportunities and those of the other participating local government agencies on MITN. Vendors register online at http://www.mitn.info.
Vendor benefits of registering include:
- Centralized Location to Opportunities from Participating Agencies
- Advanced Notification of Term-Contracts
- Bid Alerts Customized to the Vendors’ Products or Services Provided
- Full Customer Service Support
“Our vendors now have online access to bid opportunities from Chesterfield Township and multiple local agencies,” said Cindy Berry, Township Clerk, Chesterfield Township. “It’s a winning solution for both our organization and its vendors. Our vendors have centralized access to multiple local agencies while we benefit from increased vendor competition and process automation.”
MITN simplifies the purchasing process for its government agency partners by offering electronic document distribution, electronic bid submission, online vendor management and reporting capabilities to see the reach of an RFP or other solicitation. Chesterfield Township joins other participating agencies spread across Michigan, already utilizing the purchasing tools available.
“Sharing resources is a growing trend within local government purchasing. We are joining a community of like-minded organizations and look forward to working with other local agencies already participating on MITN,” stated Berry.
About Chesterfield Township:
Chesterfield Charter Township is a charter township of Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 37,405. The 2010 Census places the population at 43,381. The township was organized in 1842, formed out of a portion of Macomb Township. The Township is part of Metro Detroit.
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.