Liverpool Central School District joins the Empire State Purchasing Group
The Liverpool Central School District announced it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group and will publish and distribute 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 www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york.
The Liverpool Central School District joined the purchasing group in April, and will utilize the system to streamline its purchasing process including bid management, bid distribution and vendor relations. The Empire State Purchasing Group is a single, online location that manages 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 Liverpool Central School District can register online: www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. The Liverpool Central School District 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 Liverpool Central School District bid opportunities, but all participating agency bids.
“We invite all vendors to register on the Empire State Purchasing Group to start receiving business opportunities,” said Liverpool Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark F. Potter. “Our vendors can now save time and paper by having direct access to not only Liverpool’s open bids, but those from other agencies throughout the state.”
Vendors may register on the Empire State Purchasing Group at: 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 Liverpool Central School District:
The Liverpool Central School District has a long history of providing an excellent educational environment for its nearly 6,900 students. The district consists of nine elementary schools, three middle schools, one ninth grade school and one high school, and offers a wide range of programs and services, including honors and Advanced Placement courses, cutting-edge technology, a highly respected special education program and numerous extracurricular activities.
Liverpool also maintains active relationships with many local colleges and universities including Syracuse University, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oswego, SUNY ESF, Le Moyne College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Onondaga Community College and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Students have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit in a variety of subjects. In all, approximately 84 percent of Liverpool Central School District students pursue higher education after graduation.