SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

April 07, 2015 09:00 ET

City of Bay City Joins Texas Bid System

BAY CITY, TX--(Marketwired - April 07, 2015) - City of Bay City announced today that it is has joined the Texas Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids. 

Texas Bid System connects 653 departments from 27 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. City of Bay City joined the Texas Bid System on April 6, 2015, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for City of Bay City and all other participating agencies on the system.

City of Bay City invites all local vendors to join Texas Bid System and view its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on Texas Bid System 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

"There are many benefits to participation in the procurement network and sharing resources with other agencies," said Phill Conner, Finance Director. "As part of the Texas Bid System we will be able to save time and lower costs for both our agency and its vendors -- which is important to us."

The network was developed and is powered by BidNet, an Albany, N.Y. company that manages 15 government purchasing groups nationwide through its e-procurement solution. 

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from City of Bay City and the system's other local agencies. Vendors register online at

"The online bid system is easy for our staff and vendors to use and improves process efficiency and transparency," Phill Conner said. "Our vendors have centralized access to bid opportunities from multiple agencies, while we benefit from increased vendor competition and process automation."

About BidNet's e-Procurement Solution:

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

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