City of Balch Springs Joins Texas Purchasing Group

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City of Balch Springs announced its joining of the Texas Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments from 25 local Texas government agencies.

City of Balch Springs Joins Texas Purchasing Group

Texas Purchasing Group offers us a cost cutting, efficient solution to our purchasing process. We are excited to join a network of procurement professionals and begin connecting with new and current vendors.

City of Balch Springs announced its joining of the Texas Purchasing Group, a BidNet e-procurement system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments.

Powered by BidNet’s national e-procurement solution, Texas Purchasing Group connects 634 departments from 25 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system for vendors looking to do business with local governments. City of Balch Springs joined the Texas Purchasing Group on 1/5/2015, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for City of Balch Springs and all other participating government agencies on the system. In addition to Texas Purchasing Group, BidNet’s e-procurement solution manages purchasing groups and bid systems throughout the country providing over 1,000 organizations a purchasing and vendor management solution.

City of Balch Springs invites all local vendors to access its upcoming solicitations by joining Texas Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on Texas Purchasing Group (http://www.TexasBidSystem.com) include:

  •     Solicitation alerts 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
  •     Immediate and on-demand access to local government opportunities

“Our purchasing agency is always looking for ways to improve transparency and connect with quality suppliers,” Robert Fifarek, Director of Public Works. “Texas Purchasing Group offers us a cost cutting, efficient solution to our purchasing process. We are excited to join a network of procurement professionals and begin connecting with new and current vendors.”

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from City of Balch Springs and the system’s other local agencies. “It’s a successful solution for our agency as we benefit from increased vendor competition along with complete process automation,” said Fifarek. Registration is open to vendors online by visiting http://www.TexasBidSystem.com.

About the City of Balch Springs:

Balch Springs is located in Dallas County, Texas and is part of the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. Ideally located along Interstate 635S and north of Interstate 20, allowing great highway accessibility for commuters heading west, north south or east on major highways. Balch Springs benefits from its location in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex, the 4th largest metropolitan area in the nation. Balch Springs retail trade area has a current population of 25,438 and is projected to grow within 5 years to 26,689. The town's strategic location to highway accessibility offers plenty of retail development opportunities. Residents and business owners alike describe this town as a sanctuary to raise a family with a great cost of living, having the small-town lifestyle while embracing the future, of the big town amenities that Dallas has to offer a short 20 minute drive away.

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.

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