Town of Hull joins the Massachusetts Purchasing Group
The Town of Hull announced it has joined the Massachusetts Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. BidNet’s Massachusetts Purchasing Group connects participating agencies from across Massachusetts to a large vendor pool and streamlines the bid and vendor management process. BidNet’s Massachusetts purchasing group provides notifications to registered vendors of new relevant solicitations, as well as any addenda and award information from participating agencies from across Massachusetts, and can be accessed at www.bidnetdirect.com/massachusetts.
The Town of Hull joined the purchasing group in May, and will be utilizing the system to streamline their purchasing process including bid management, bid distribution, electronic bid submissions and vendor relations. The Massachusetts Purchasing Group is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities and provides local Massachusetts government agencies the tools needed to minimize costs and save time throughout the purchasing process.
The Massachusetts Purchasing Group expands an agency’s vendor pool and enhances vendor competition without increasing distribution costs. In addition to the existing vendors on the Massachusetts Purchasing Group, all vendors looking to do business with the Town of Hull can register online: www.bidnetdirect.com/massachusetts. The Town of Hull 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 Massachusetts Purchasing Group offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their industry, all addenda and allows vendors to submit bids electronically. Registered vendors have access to not only the Town of Hull 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 Massachusetts Purchasing Group to start receiving business opportunities,” stated Philip E. Lemnios, Town Manager of the Town of Hull.
Vendors may register on the Massachusetts Purchasing Group at: www.bidnetdirect.com/massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts government agencies looking to switch from a manual bid process, please contact the Massachusetts Purchasing Group for a demonstration of the no-cost sourcing solution.
About the Town of Hull:
Hull is a Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, located on a narrow peninsula that juts into Massachusetts Bay at the southern edge of Boston Harbor. Its population was 10,293 at the 2010 census. Hull is the smallest town by land area in Plymouth County and the fourth smallest in the state. Total area is 26.9 square miles of which 2.8 square miles is land and 24.1 square miles is water.
Nantasket Beach is a beach in the Town of Hull. It is part of the Nantasket Beach Reservation, administered by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation and is one of the busiest beaches in Greater Boston.
Neighborhoods include (from south to north) Green Hill, Gunrock, Rockaway, Rockaway annex, Sagamore Hill, Hampton Circle, Whitehead, Sunset Point, Kenberma, Strawberry Hill, bay and ocean sides Alphabets, Allerton, Stony Beach, Windermere, Allerton, Hull Village, Telegraph Hill and Windmill Point Pemberton.
Lifesaving has been an important part of Hull’s history and Hull’s most famous lifesaver, Joshua James, became the first keeper of the Pt. Allerton U.S. Lifesaving Station. He and his crews are estimated to have saved over 1000 people from shipwrecks off the coast of Hull. The Hull Lifesaving Museum is now located in the former Pt. Allerton Lifesaving Station. Hull is also home to the U.S. Coast Guard Station Pt. Allerton since 1969. Hull is also home of the first and oldest manned lighthouse in the nation, Boston Light.