Ellicottville Fire District Joins the Empire State Purchasing Group
The Ellicottville Fire District 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 www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york.
The Ellicottville Fire District joined the purchasing group in January, 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 Ellicottville Fire District can register online: www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york. The Ellicottville Fire 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 the Ellicottville Fire District 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 Amy Ginnitti, Treasurer of the Ellicottville Fire District.
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 Ellicottville Fire District:
The Ellicottville Fire District is a completely volunteer organization with approximately 50 members. The Fire Department was incorporated in July of 1945. The new Fire Hall was dedicated in October of 1996.