Town of Breckenridge joins the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for Automated Distribution

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The Town of Breckenridge has officially joined BidNet Direct's Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System to help simplify their bid and RFP distribution process.

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Posting the bid for an entire regional community of vendors to see will help us reach more variety of qualified local suppliers.

Today the Town of Breckenridge has officially joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System to help simplify their bid and RFP distribution process. The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is one of BidNet’s 49 regional purchasing groups throughout the country which offers participating local government agencies an e-procurement solution. The Town of Breckenridge invites all vendors to register online with the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System to access its upcoming solicitations at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado.

With the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, vendors register to access one centralized location with opportunities from 246 participating agencies throughout Colorado. By posting upcoming solicitations to the regional purchasing group, rather than their website, the Town of Breckenridge 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 webpage, the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System provides a method to track all bid activity, including the details of vendors who have received or downloaded a bid.

“Sometimes distributing a bid on our site just isn’t enough,” says Christopher McGinnis, Civil Engineer of the Town of Breckenridge. “Posting the bid for an entire regional community of vendors to see will help us reach more variety of qualified local suppliers. We like that with the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System we can quantifiably track the level of diversity.”

The Town of Breckenridge invites all local vendors to visit http://www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 245 other public agencies participating on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System. 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 Town of Breckenridge:

The Town of Breckenridge is located 9,603 feet above sea level in a U-shaped valley on the western slope of the Continental Divide. Established in 1859, the Town has survived and thrived throughout history and now boasts world-class amenities for residents and visitors alike. Your day can be filled with everything from a class in the Arts District, to a yoga class at our Recreation Center, to a ski at the Gold Run Nordic Center, to a concert at the Riverwalk Center, to a game of hockey at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena - the possibilities are endless. Of course, the Breckenridge Ski Resort continues to be one of the most visited amenities in Breckenridge. But summer is not to be forgotten. Locals always say, "I came for the winters and stayed for the summers."

About Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System:

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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