2019 was a great year for BidNet Direct, and was concluded with local government agencies from seven states officially posting solicitations on the platform. A total of 13 new agencies joined within the final two months of the decade.Read More
BidNet Direct’s Illinois Purchasing Group brings together many public agencies to provide them with access to a shared benefits and resources. Read More
Today, organizations and their employees are increasingly contributing to their communities in more-elaborate and profound ways.Read More
Since 1999, BidNet has learned about the needs of its participating purchasing users and implemented those requirements for a seamless purchasing system. BidNet Direct helps cut costs, improves efficiency, and makes increased vendor outreach achievable.
Procurement can be a lengthy and overwhelming process with many steps and rules, but each is important to guarantee the purchasing entity gets what they need at a fair price from a qualified vendor.
Going from paper to electronic bid submissions is a change in both policy and practice, but it is worth the adjustment to go digital for the cost savings, time savings and flexibility. Electronic bid submission (EBS) also makes utilizing other procurement tools such as online response evaluation and contract management that much more seamless.
BidNet’s core SaaS solution helps purchasing professionals run a smooth and simple procurement process by using core, online tools designed specifically with local governments in mind: Vendor Management, Bid, Addendum & Award Distribution, and Audit & Control.