Village of Tarrytown Joins the Empire State Purchasing Group

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

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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.

The Village of Tarrytown 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 Village of Tarrytown joined the purchasing group in February, 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 Village of Tarrytown can register online: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. The Village of Tarrytown 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 Village of Tarrytown 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. We invite all vendors to register on the Empire State Purchasing Group to start receiving business opportunities,” stated Richard Slingerland, Village Administrator of the Village of Tarrytown.

Vendors may register on the Empire State Purchasing Group at: https://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 Village of Tarrytown:

The Village of Tarrytown is located on the eastern shore of the Hudson River, 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan. The eastern landing of the Tappan Zee Bridge is situated in Tarrytown. The Village, with a population of 11,277 (2010 US Census) is a diverse community, with a vibrant downtown and a full range of businesses, restaurants and amenities to serve the needs of residents and non-residents alike. The Village is proud of being named one of the “Prettiest Towns in America” by Forbes Magazine. The Forbes article noted Tarrytown’s "rich history, including being a throughway on the Underground Railroad, name-dropped by Washington Irving in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and, later, one of the preferred Upstate getaways for New York’s rich and powerful, is visible wherever you go in this Hudson River-side town."

About the Empire State 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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