We are evolving our procurement process, while our suppliers are benefiting from a convenient, centralized location to find bid opportunities from all participating agencies on MITN.
Flint, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014
Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially announced its joining of the MITN Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities.
Mass Transportation Authority becomes the 132nd local government agency to join the MITN Bid System. Powered by BidNet’s national e-procurement solution, the MITN Bid System connects 1,494 departments from 132 local agencies and provides a bid system for vendors looking to do business with local government. BidNet’s e-procurement solution includes 15 government purchasing systems strategically located throughout the United States. The e-procurement solution provides over 950 local government agencies with a purchasing and vendor management solution through its online bid systems.
Mass Transportation Authority joined the MITN Bid System on July 15, 2014, offering its vendors instant access to RFPs, quotes, addendum and award information. Mass Transportation Authority requests all vendors that want to receive bids and RFPs from the Mass Transportation Authority to join the MITN Bid System. This will enable perspective vendors to receive access to its bid opportunities and those of the other participating local government agencies on MITN Bid System. 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
“By moving the bulk of our bid process online, our purchasing department is able to shift the focus to doing business with quality suppliers,” said Corwin Matthews, Purchasing Manager of MTA. “We are evolving our procurement process, while our suppliers are benefiting from a convenient, centralized location to find bid opportunities from all participating agencies on MITN."
MITN Bid System 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. Mass Transportation Authority joins other participating agencies spread across Michigan, already utilizing the purchasing tools available through the bid system.
“Cooperative purchasing and sharing resources is a growing trend within local government purchasing. We are joining a community of like-minded organizations and are excited to be joining the group of local agencies already participating on MITN Bid System,” stated Matthews.
About BidNet’s e-Procurement Solution:
BidNet’s e-procurement solution, SourceSuite and its numerous bid systems, provide more than 900 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.