Village of Suffern Joins the Empire State Purchasing Group by BidNet Direct

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The Village of Suffern announced it has joined BidNet Direct’s Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system.

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The Village of Suffern invites all potential vendors to register online.

The Village of Suffern announced it has joined BidNet Direct’s Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. The 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 Empire State Purchasing Group provides notifications to registered vendors of new relevant solicitations, as well as any addenda and award information from participating agencies across New York and can be accessed at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york.

The Village of Suffern joined the purchasing group in December 2020 and will utilize the system to publish and distribute upcoming bid opportunities. The Empire State Purchasing Group is a single, online location that manages sourcing information and activities and provides local government agencies throughout New York the tools needed to minimize costs and save time throughout the purchasing process.

“We are always looking to increase our vendor pool and competition,” said Mayor Ed Markunas. “We hope the Empire State Purchasing Group will help us extend the reach of our solicitations. It will help our vendors find more local opportunities and allow for the convenience and efficiency of electronic responses.”

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

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.

About the Village of Suffern:

The Village of Suffern was established in 1796 and is situated approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City in the Town of Ramapo, Rockland County, New York. Suffern is a full-service village serving approximately 11,000 residents in a two square mile area with general government services, police and fire protection, street construction and maintenance, stormwater control, recreational and cultural activities, and garbage and recycling services. Suffern also owns and operates its own water treatment plant and distribution facilities, and its own wastewater (sewer) treatment plant and collection system.

About BidNet Direct:

BidNet Direct, powered by mdf commerce, is a sourcing solution available at no cost to local governments. There are over 1,500 local governments across all 50 states currently participating in BidNet’s regional purchasing groups, including the Empire State Purchasing Group. Governments wishing to learn more about the benefits of better transparency and efficiency in purchasing should visit https://www.bidnetdirect.com/buyers.

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