City of Albany becomes the 169th Agency to Join Empire State Purchasing Group

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City of Albany, the capital of NYS, 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 throughout the state of New York.

City of Albany Joins Empire State Purchasing Group

City of Albany requests all local vendors join [the bid system] to receive access to its bid opportunities and those of the other participating local government agencies on Empire State Purchasing Group.

City of Albany, the capital of NYS, 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.

City of Albany becomes the 169th local government agency to join the Empire State Purchasing Group. Powered by BidNet’s national e-procurement solution Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2501 departments from 169 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
solution provides over 1,000 local government agencies with a purchasing and vendor management solution through its online bid systems.

City of Albany joined the Empire State Purchasing Group in December 2014, offering its vendors instant access to RFPs, quotes, addendum and award information. City of Albany 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. City of Albany joins other participating agencies spread across New York already utilizing the purchasing tools available through the bid system.

About the City of Albany:

Albany has always been a city that proudly celebrated its heritage. From a brief record of the centennial celebration in 1786, several volumes have been written on the bi-centennial (1886) and the Hudson Fulton celebration (1909). Since that date although only booklets and pamphlets record many of the events, available detailing can be found in the daily newspapers, which are preserved on microfilm. In 2009 the city joined the entire Hudson valley in observing the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage on the Half Moon up the river. The city also recognized the travels of Robert Fulton’s steamboat Clermont which was the first steamboat to travel from Albany to New York using steam power.

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.

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