Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan Joins the MITN Purchasing Group

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Today, the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan announces they will utilize the MITN Purchasing Group for vendor management and bid distribution. This purchasing community and e-Procurement solution from BidNet connects nearly 200 public purchasing departments throughout the state of Michigan.

Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan joins MITN

These days, anything that helps to save time and cut costs is a no brainer for us.

Today, the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan announces they will utilize the MITN Purchasing Group for vendor management and bid distribution. This purchasing community and e-Procurement solution from BidNet connects nearly 200 public purchasing departments throughout the state of Michigan. The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan encourages all local vendors interested in doing business with local government agencies to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to gain access to upcoming bid opportunities.

“At the RTA, we are always looking to increase our vendor pool and competition,” says Ginny Lickliter, Office Manager, Staff Accountant, and Executive Administrative Assistant of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan. "We hope the MITN Purchasing Group will help us extend the reach of our solicitations, and it can help our vendors find more local opportunities,” continued Lickliter.

Vendors are able to register with the MITN Purchasing Group for free and gain access to open bids from 177 local government agencies all on one platform. Vendors have an option to upgrade their account for notification services and other added benefits for extra cost.

The MITN Purchasing Group is a cloud-based e-Procurement solution built to help local government agencies, such as the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan, simplify their bid and vendor management process. “These days, anything that helps to save time and cut costs is a no brainer for us,” Lickliter adds. The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan encourages all interested vendors to visit http://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn and register.

About the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan:

The purpose of the RTA is to plan for and coordinate public transportation in the four-county region, including the City of Detroit, and to deliver rapid transit in a region where none exists. It is the entity through which transit providers must apply for state and federal funds, and through which those funds are allocated to providers. The RTA is also responsible for developing a Regional Master Transit Plan to guide present and future service and is empowered to put funding questions on the ballot for public vote.

About the MITN Purchasing Group:

The MITN Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet’s regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies. With years of input from procurement professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs regional purchasing groups throughout the country used by nearly 1,200 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and modules available to government agencies, please visit http://www.SourceSuite.com

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