SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

June 23, 2015 08:00 ET

Charter Township of Oakland Joins Michigan Inter-Governmental Trade Network

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, MI--(Marketwired - June 23, 2015) - The Charter Township of Oakland announced today that it has joined the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network, an online procurement group that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

The Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network connects over 1,500 departments from 150 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFPs, Quotes and Amendments online. Oakland Township joined the MITN System earlier this month to provide its vendors with convenient access to bid information from the township and well numerous additional participating agencies on the system.

The online purchasing group is part of a nation-wide e-procurement solution powered by BidNet. BidNet's e-procurement solution manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 1,000 counties, municipalities, school districts and other purchasing professionals a purchasing and vendor management solution.

Oakland Township invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network. Vendor benefits of registering on www.MITN.Info include:

  • 24-hour access to local government opportunities
  • Notification customized to the vendors' products or services provided
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notification of Term-Contracts
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

Oakland Township Manager, Warren Brown, looks forward to the use of the MITN system to increase its visibility when advertising for the need for services within the township. He indicated that the use of the system will, "open us up to a wider variety of vendors and hopefully make us more efficient in our procurement process."

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BidNet's e-procurement solution, SourceSuite and its numerous bid systems, provide more than 1,000 government agencies and over 9,000 departments across the country supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. More information is available at http://www.SourceSuite.com.

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