As part of the Okie Internet E-Bids we will be able to lower costs for both our Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma and its vendors—which is critical in our current economic climate
Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County announced today that it is has joined the Okie Internet E-Bids, an online procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.
Okie Internet E-Bids connects 77 departments from 2 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County joined the Okie Internet E-Bids in December, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County and all other participating agencies on the system.
The online purchasing group was developed and is maintained by BidNet’s e-procurement solution, SourceSuite. BidNet manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 900 counties, municipalities and school districts a purchasing and vendor management solution.
Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County invites all local vendors to join Okie Internet E-Bids to receive access to its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on Okie Internet E-Bids 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 Okie Internet E-Bids we will be able to lower costs for both our Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma and its vendors—which is critical in our current economic climate,” said Lloyd Lovely, Deputy Executive Director of Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County. “As we decrease costs, those savings get passed on to our tax payers,” Lovely added.
Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County and the system’s other local agencies.
“It’s a successful solution for our Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma 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,” Lovely said.
Registration is open to vendors online by visiting http://www.oklahomabidsystem.com.
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.