Southeast Macomb Sanitary District joins the MITN Purchasing Group
Southeast Macomb Sanitary District announced it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. BidNet’s MITN Purchasing Group, which connects 228 participating agencies from across Michigan, can be accessed at www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. The purchasing group provides a transparent bid process through which bid information is available to all vendors at the same time.
Southeast Macomb Sanitary District joined the purchasing group in January. The Southeast Macomb Sanitary District will utilize the system to streamline the purchasing process including bid management, bid distribution and vendor relations. The MITN Purchasing Group is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities, and provides 228 local government agencies throughout Michigan with the tools needed to have a transparent bid process while minimizing costs and saving time.
The MITN Purchasing Group expands an agency’s vendor pool and enhances vendor competition without increasing distribution costs. In addition to the existing vendors on the MITN Purchasing Group, all vendors looking to do business with the Southeast Macomb Sanitary District can register online at: www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. The Southeast Macomb Sanitary District invites all interested bidders to register today.
Registered vendors can access open bids, related documents and files, as well as additional addendum and award information from all participating agencies. The MITN Purchasing Group also 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, the Southeast Macomb Sanitary District can now see how many vendors match a specific opportunity, how many have downloaded documents, responded, and more. The Southeast Macomb Sanitary District also has its own branded page on the public side of the MITN Purchasing Group, in which taxpayers can view all closed bids and any awarded information.
Vendors may register on the MITN Purchasing Group: www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. BidNet Direct’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 Michigan government agencies looking to switch from a manual bid process, please contact the MITN Purchasing Group for a demonstration of the no-cost sourcing solution.
About the Southeast Macomb Sanitary District:
Established under Public Act 129 of 1943, Southeast Macomb Sanitary District is a joint venture of three cities located in southeast Macomb County: Eastpointe, Roseville, and St. Clair Shores. The primary function of the District is to operate a sewage transportation system and a retention treatment basin servicing Eastpointe, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Harper Woods and Grosse Pointe Shores. This sewage transportation system includes approximately 30 miles of sewer, 350 manholes and 4 pump stations.