Detroit Housing Commission Joins the MITN Purchasing Group for Regional Collaboration

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Detroit Housing Commission announces it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, an e-Procurement solution from BidNet, to help simplify their purchasing process and make it easier for their vendors to access and compete for bids and RFPs.

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“Attracting local vendors is important to us, so we like the idea of providing our vendors with one location to access opportunities from multiple government agencies in the area.”

Today, Detroit Housing Commission announces it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, an e-Procurement solution from BidNet, to help simplify their purchasing process and make it easier for their vendors to access and compete for bids and RFPs. Detroit Housing Commission invites all potential vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations.

As a member agency of the MITN Purchasing Group, Detroit Housing Commission joins a community of 220 participating local government agencies located throughout Michigan. The MITN Purchasing Group offers a way for Detroit Housing Commission to collaborate with like-minded public purchasing professionals in the area in order to share resources and attract local vendors.

Vendors looking to do business with Detroit Housing Commission and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. In addition to a centralized location for regional public bids, benefits of registering with the MITN Purchasing Group include:

  • 24-hour access to local government opportunities
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors’ products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Notification of Term Contract Expiration
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

“Attracting local vendors is important to us, so we like the idea of providing our vendors with one location to access opportunities from multiple government agencies in the area,” says Andrew Chambliss, Deputy Procurement Manager of Detroit Housing Commission. “We think the MITN Purchasing Group will not only make the bidding process easier for us, but easier for our vendors as well.”

By joining the regional purchasing group, Detroit Housing Commission also benefits from BidNet’s e-procurement technology, which includes a bid and vendor management, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

About Detroit Housing Commission:
The Detroit Housing Commission will effectively and efficiently develop, manage, and preserve quality affordable housing. Our Vision: Develop and Maintain Community Partnerships; Promote High Quality Customer Service; Sustain Sound Fiscal Management; Ensure Operational Sustainability.

About the MITN Purchasing Group:
The Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet’s regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. 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 across all 50 states that are used by over 1,300 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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