Genesee County 9-1-1 joins the MITN Purchasing Group
Genesee County 9-1-1 announced today that it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing group that helps local governments post, distribute and manage RFPs, quotes, addendums and awards online. BidNet’s MITN Purchasing Group provides notification to registered vendors of new relevant solicitations, any addenda and award information nearly 200 participating agencies from across Michigan. Genesee County 9-1-1 invites all potential vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations by visiting http://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn.
Genesee County 9-1-1 joined the purchasing group in May. In joining, Genesee County 9-1-1 has joined nearly 200 participating local government agencies utilizing the system to streamline their purchasing process. The MITN Purchasing Group is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities and provides local Michigan government agencies a method to minimize costs and time delays associated with their procurement process. Genesee County 9-1-1 was distributing bids and managing their procurement process manually before joining the system. In joining, Genesee County 9-1-1 looks to save time, increase competition and achieve cost savings over the traditional paper-based bid process.
Genesee County 9-1-1 now has access to an extensive vendor pool, thereby enhancing competition without increasing distribution costs. In addition to the existing vendors on the MITN Purchasing Group, all vendors looking to respond to bids with local government agencies can register online at https://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. Genesee County 9-1-1 invites all current vendors not already registered on the purchasing group to do so today. Vendor registration is easy and takes only a few minutes online.
Registered vendors can access bids, related documents, addendum and award information. In addition, the MITN Purchasing Group offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their industry, all addenda associated with those bids and advance notice of term contract expiration. A robust NIGP code category list allows vendors registering to find the correct codes and receive matched bids.
Vendors may register on the MITN Purchasing Group at https://www.bidnetdirect.com/mitn. 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 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.