Mesa County Public Library District joins the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System
Grand Junction, CO – Mesa County Public Library District announced it has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system at www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado. BidNet’s Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System connects 240 participating agencies from across Colorado. The purchasing group provides a transparent bid process through which the bid is available to all vendors at the same time.
Mesa County Public Library District joined the purchasing group in October. Mesa County Public Library District will utilize the system to streamline the purchasing process including bid management, bid distribution and vendor relations. The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities and provides 240 Colorado local government agencies the tools needed to have a transparent bid process while minimizing costs and saving time.
The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System expands an agency’s vendor pool and enhances vendor competition without increasing distribution costs. In addition to the existing vendors on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, all vendors looking to do business with Mesa County Public Library District can register online: www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado. The District invites all interested bidders to register today.
Registered vendors can access open bids, related documents and files, additional addendum and award information from all participating agencies. In addition, the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their industry, all addenda and advance notification of expiring term contracts.
With one click, Mesa County Public Library District can now see how many vendors match a specific opportunity, how many have downloaded documents, responded and more. Mesa County Public Library District also has its own, branded page on the public side of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System in which tax payers can view all closed bids and any awarded information.
“We now have information at our fingertips for each bid opportunity and award. The information is fully tracked and auditable. Vendors can access documents and addenda right online. And we can see that the vendor has indeed seen the addendum. It is exciting to build on to the transparent office we strive to be by becoming a part of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System,” stated Blair Wade, Finance Director of Mesa County Public Library District.
Vendors may register on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System: www.bidnetdirect.com/colorado. 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 Colorado government agencies looking to switch from a manual bid process, please contact the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for a demonstration of the no-cost sourcing solution.
About Mesa County Public Library District:
The main branch is located in Grand Junction, Colorado and the other branches are located in Clifton, Fruita, Orchard Mesa, Palisade, Collbran, and De Beque. The MCPLD serves about 100,000 people in the Grand Valley area. They offer extensive services for children, including musical performances and puppet shows. The library also offers many services for literacy. They also offer many computer-related services, including classes, and free computer time.