Through MITN, we can bridge the gap between our purchasing department and the suppliers we want to be doing business with. It’s a successful solution, offering vendors a centralized location to view bid opportunities on an easy-to-use, web-based platform.
Pleasant Ridge, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014
City of Pleasant Ridge announced today that it is has joined the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) Purchasing Group, an online procurement group that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.
MITN Purchasing Group connects 1522 departments from 137 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. City of Pleasant Ridge joined the MITN Purchasing Group on September 15, 2014, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for the City of Pleasant Ridge and all other participating agencies on the system.
The online purchasing group is part of a nation-wide e-procurement solution powered by BidNet. BidNet’s e-procurement solution manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 1,000 counties, municipalities, school districts and other purchasing professionals a purchasing and vendor management solution.
“Through MITN, we can bridge the gap between our purchasing department and the suppliers we want to be doing business with,” said James Breuckman, City Manager. “It’s a successful solution, offering vendors a centralized location to view bid opportunities on an easy-to-use, web-based platform.”
City of Pleasant Ridge invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the MITN. Vendor benefits of registering on http://www.MITN.info 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
About the City of Pleasant Ridge:
The City of Pleasant Ridge is known for its historic homes, tree-lined streets and active citizens who dedicate their time for the betterment of the community. Our long tradition of community pride is reflected in our beautiful parks along Woodward Avenue and our pristine neighborhoods. Many of the houses in Pleasant Ridge are part of a nationally-recognized historic district, and all the homes reflect the care and attention, which assures that Pleasant Ridge will remain a beautiful community for generations to come. A strong sense of community, dedication to historic preservation and ideal location makes Pleasant Ridge the perfect city for all ages, interests and lifestyles.
About BidNet’s e-Procurement Solution:
BidNet’s e-procurement solution, SourceSuite and its numerous bid systems, provide more than 1,000 government agencies and over 9,000 departments across the country supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. More information is available at http://www.SourceSuite.com.