Hutto Independent School District joins the Texas Purchasing Group for Tracking Bid Distribution
Hutto Independent School District officially announced today it has joined the Texas Purchasing Group, an e-sourcing solution from BidNet that provides nearly 50 local government agencies throughout Texas a solution for bid and vendor management. Hutto Independent School District invites all potential vendors to register online with www.bidnetdirect.com/texas to access its upcoming solicitations.
Prior to joining the Texas Purchasing Group, Hutto Independent School District published solicitations directly to their own website. This process will continue with notices, but all vendors must register with the Texas Purchasing Group in order to download documents and view the full solicitation details. By publishing future solicitations on the Texas Purchasing Group, Hutto Independent School District will be able to track every step of the process and have a much more transparent bid process. Participating government agencies using the Texas Purchasing Group can track full business details of the vendors who view an RFP, which ones download the related documents, and if needed, whether they saw a addendum.
“This level of tracking, both pre-and post-award is very helpful for auditing and showing due diligence,” says Caleb Steed, Purchasing Specialist of Hutto Independent School District.
Hutto Independent School District invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the Texas Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on www.bidnetdirect.com/texas include:
- Centralized Location to Opportunities from all 37 Participating Agencies
- Notification of Term – Contract Expiration
- Bid Alerts Customized to the Vendors' Products or Services Provided
- Full Customer Service Support
About the Hutto Independent School District:
Hutto ISD is located in Hutto, TX, a Central Texas community in the greater Austin area. Hutto ISD is known as Hippo Nation, in honor of its unique mascot, the Hippos. The district has one high school, two middle schools and six elementary schools, with groundbreaking for a seventh elementary set for spring 2018. The school district has approximately 7,000 students and over 1,000 employees. It is one of the fastest growing school districts in Texas.