Erie Community College Joins Empire State Purchasing Group

Erie Community College announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group (http://www.empirestatebidsystem.com), a BidNet e-procurement system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments.

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Erie Community College Announced its Joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group

We are excited to join a network of procurement professionals and begin connecting with new and current vendors.

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014

Erie Community College announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments.

Powered by BidNet’s national e-procurement solution, SourceSuite, Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2298 departments from 154 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system for vendors looking to do business with local governments. Erie Community College joined the Empire State Purchasing Group on Jan. 30, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Erie Community College and all other participating government agencies on the system.

In addition to Empire State Purchasing Group, BidNet’s e-procurement solution manages purchasing groups and bid systems throughout the country providing over 900 organizations a purchasing and vendor management solution.

Erie Community College 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:

  •     Solicitation alerts 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
  •     Immediate and on-demand access to local government opportunities

“Our purchasing department is always looking for ways to improve transparency and connect with quality suppliers,” said Sandra Koch, Buyer of Erie Community College. “Empire State Purchasing Group offers us a cost cutting, efficient solution to our purchasing process. We are excited to join a network of procurement professionals and begin connecting with new and current vendors.”

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from Erie Community College and the system’s other local agencies. “It’s a successful solution for our Erie Community College as we benefit from increased vendor competition along with complete process automation,” said Sandra. Registration is open to vendors online by visiting http://www.empirestatebidsystem.com.

About Erie Community College:

Erie Community College is a two-year community college that is part of the 64-campus SUNY system. It is the fourth-largest community college in New York State. ECC serves Erie County and the surrounding communities of western New York.

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.


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