The City of Flint Joins BidNet Direct's MITN Purchasing Group

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The City of Flint has officially joined the MITN Purchasing Group to help simplify their bid and RFP distribution process.

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Registered vendors can access bids, related documents, addendum and award information.

Today the City of Flint has officially joined the MITN Purchasing Group to help simplify their bid and RFP distribution process. The MITN Purchasing Group is one of BidNet’s 49 regional purchasing groups throughout the country which offers participating local government agencies an e-procurement solution. The City of Flint invites all vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group at to access its upcoming solicitations.

With the MITN Purchasing Group, vendors register to access one centralized location with opportunities from 227 participating agencies throughout Michigan. By posting upcoming solicitations to the regional purchasing group rather than their website, the City of Flint hopes to make it easier for more vendors to access their documents. They also hope to expand the reach of their solicitations to a more diverse vendor pool. Unlike the prior process of only publishing bids to a web page, the MITN Purchasing Group provides a method to track all bid activity, including the details of vendors who have received or downloaded a bid.

The City of Flint invites all local vendors to visit and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 226 other public agencies participating on the MITN Purchasing Group. Registered vendors also gain access to a team of experienced customer service support representatives and can upgrade their service to receive customized bid alerts, advanced notice of term contract expiration, and notification of a recently posted addendum.

About the City of Flint:

The City of Flint is the largest city and seat of Genesee County, Michigan, United States. Located along the Flint River, 66 miles northwest of Detroit, it is principal city within the region known as Mid-Michigan. According to the 2010 census, Flint has a population of 102434, making it the seventh largest city in Michigan.

About MITN Purchasing Group:

The MITN 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

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