City of Kentwood joins the MITN Purchasing Group by Bidnet Direct

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The City of Kentwood has officially joined the MITN Purchasing Group, one of Bidnet Direct’s regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout Michigan easy online access to its upcoming solicitations.

City of Kentwood joins the MITN Purchasing Group by Bidnet Direct

The City of Kentwood invites all potential vendors to register online.

The City of Kentwood has officially joined the MITN Purchasing Group, one of Bidnet Direct’s regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout Michigan easy online access to its upcoming solicitations. The City of Kentwood invites all vendors to register online at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn/cityofkentwood.

The regional purchasing group connects local public agencies with vendors looking to do business with the government. Registered vendors of the MITN Purchasing Group can gain access to a variety of bid opportunities throughout Michigan in one easy-to-use location. By posting upcoming bids and RFPs on the MITN Purchasing Group, the City of Kentwood ensures an entire community of vendors can view their solicitation, download documents, and receive notification of addenda, helping to streamline their procurement process.

"As one of many public agencies looking to procure a variety of different goods and services, utilizing the MITN Purchasing Group will allow the City to find more vendors, increasing participation and creating more competition, which is a plus for us because that increases our opportunity to choose reliable businesses to work with and ensures that we can get what we need at a fair price,” said Carla Kane, Purchasing Agent of the City of Kentwood, when asked why their department decided to join the MITN Purchasing Group. “It will continue to allow the City to support local businesses while also providing growth opportunities for those vendors.”

The City of Kentwood invites all local vendors to visit http://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn/cityofkentwood and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 279 other public agencies participating on the MITN Purchasing Group. Registered vendors have the option to upgrade their service to receive customized bid alerts, notification of term contract expiration, and notification of a real-time addendum.

About the City of Kentwood:

Kentwood is a thriving suburban city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is one of the fastest-growing and culturally diverse cities in Michigan, with a population of over 54,000 residents. The 21 square-mile city, home to 15 parks and extensive walking trails, is bordered on the northwest by Grand Rapids and is the third most-populated municipality in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.

About Bidnet Direct:

Bidnet Direct, powered by mdf commerce, is a sourcing solution of regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. Bidnet Direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the MITN Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,600 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit https://www.bidnetdirect.com/buyers

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