The Empire State Purchasing Group provides the fiscal assurance that we require by attracting vendors to provide us with the best possible results in our procurement efforts.
Wampsville, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014
Madison County has officially announced its joining of the Empire State Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities.
Madison County becomes the 166th local government agency to join the Empire State Purchasing Group. Powered by BidNet’s national e-procurement solution, Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,554 departments from 166 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.
Madison County joined the Empire State Purchasing Group on July 22nd, 2014, offering its vendors instant access to RFPs, quotes, addendum and award information. Madison County requests all local vendors join to receive access to its bid opportunities and those of the other participating local government agencies on Empire State Purchasing Group. Vendors register online at http://www.EmpireStateBidSystem.com.
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
Empire State Purchasing Group 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. Madison County joins other participating agencies spread across New York, already utilizing the purchasing tools available through the bid system.
“The Empire State Purchasing Group provides the fiscal assurance that we require by attracting vendors to provide us with the best possible results in our procurement efforts. It will also allow us to bid more cooperatively with our local Towns and Villages and increase our buying power," said Purchasing Agent, Nicole Schafer-Farino.
About Madison County
Welcome to Madison County. A County whose history is as diverse as the magnificent vistas that greet residents and travelers alike as they travel through this Central New York community.
Our new and innovative technology blends effortlessly with our historic past. The rolling hills of Fenner and Madison pasture the County's largest and oldest industry, heads of dairy cows alongside our newest industry, tall and stately windmills. Madison County's historic and picturesque towns and villages lend themselves to a weekend visit or a lifelong stay. Numerous lakes and reservoirs beckon the avid sports enthusiast throughout the year.
We have outstanding schools, four colleges and a growing industrial base. Easy access to the New York State Thruway, Routes 20 and 81 make travel convenient.
We invite you to explore our County's web site and encourage you to stop by for a visit when you are traveling through Central New York.
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.