The City of Amsterdam joins the Empire State Purchasing Group

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The City of Amsterdam announced it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system.

The City of Amsterdam joins the Empire State Purchasing Group

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

The City of Amsterdam announced it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. BidNet’s Empire State Purchasing Group connects participating agencies from across New York to a large vendor pool and streamlines the bid and vendor management process. BidNet’s New York purchasing group provides notifications to registered vendors of new relevant solicitations, as well as any addenda and award information from participating agencies from across New York, and can be accessed at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york.

The City of Amsterdam joined the purchasing group in September, and will be utilizing the system to streamline their purchasing process including bid management, bid distribution and vendor relations. The Empire State Purchasing Group is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities and provides local New York government agencies the tools needed to minimize costs and save time throughout the purchasing process.

The Empire State Purchasing Group expands an agency’s vendor pool and enhances vendor competition without increasing distribution costs. In addition to the existing vendors on the Empire State Purchasing Group, all vendors looking to do business with the City of Amsterdam can register online: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. The City of Amsterdam invites all interested bidders to register today.

Registered vendors can access all open bids, related documents and files, additional addenda and award information. In addition, the Empire State Purchasing Group offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their industry, all addenda and advance notification of expiring term contracts. Registered vendors have access to not only the City of Amsterdam bid opportunities, but all participating agency bids.

“Our vendors can now save time and paper. They not only have direct access to our open bids, but those from other agencies throughout the state and in many cases can submit their responses electronically. We invite all vendors to register on the Empire State Purchasing Group to start receiving business opportunities,” stated Stefanie Lenkowicz, City Clerk of the City of Amsterdam.

Vendors may register on the Empire State Purchasing Group at: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. BidNet’s vendor support team is available to answer any questions regarding the registration process or the bid system at 800-835-4603 option 2.

Other local New York government agencies looking to switch from a manual bid process, please contact the Empire State Purchasing Group for a demonstration of the no-cost sourcing solution.

About The City of Amsterdam:

The City is named after Amsterdam in the Netherlands and is located within Montgomery County, New York. With a long-standing history dating back to the 1600s, the history of the City is very interesting and can be located on the City’s website, https://www.amsterdamny.gov/our-city/history-of-amsterdam.

The City of Amsterdam, New York has several incentive programs that are designed to attract new businesses to the city as well as assist existing businesses with expansion or renovation of their current facilities.

Through partnerships with private institutions, non-profits and agencies in Montgomery County, Schenectady County, the State of New York and City agencies, Amsterdam has great potential and unique opportunities for growth for new and existing businesses.

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 Empire State Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,500 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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