“Small, rural municipalities, such as the Town of DeRuyter, have difficulty attracting vendors to provide us with the best possible results in our procurement efforts...The Empire State Purchasing group provides the visibility that we require.
DeRuyter, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014
Town of DeRuyter announced today that it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.
Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,505 departments from 163 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. Town of DeRuyter joined Empire State Purchasing Group in July, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for its solicitation postings and all other participating agencies on the system.
Town of DeRuyter invites all local vendors to access its upcoming solicitations by joining Empire State Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on http://www.EmpireStateBidSystem.com 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 network was developed and is powered by BidNet, an Albany, N.Y. company that manages 15 government purchasing groups nationwide through its e-procurement solution.
Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from Town of DeRuyter and the system’s other local agencies. Vendors register online at http://www.EmpireStateBidSystem.com.
“Small, rural municipalities, such as the Town of DeRuyter, have difficulty attracting vendors to provide us with the best possible results in our procurement efforts," said Town Supervisor Dan Degear. "The Empire State Purchasing group provides the visibility that we require."
About the Town of DeRuyter:
The Town of DeRuyter is located in the heart of Central New York on State Route 13 in the southwest corner of Madison County. The Village of DeRuyter is about 20 miles northeast of Cortland and about 30 miles south of Syracuse. The east branch of the Tioughnioga River flows through the Town. DeRuyter Lake which is about 2 miles long and 3/4's of a mile wide at its widest point, is located 3 miles north of the Village.
About BidNet’s e-Procurement Solution:
BidNet’s e-procurement solution, SourceSuite and its numerous bid systems, provide more than 950 government agencies and 9,000 departments across the country supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. More information is available at http://www.SourceSuite.com.