SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

November 04, 2015 09:10 ET

Dallas County Joins Texas Purchasing Group

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - Dallas County has officially announced its joining of the Texas Purchasing Group, an e-procurement system from BidNet that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities.

Dallas County becomes the 29th local government agency to join the Texas Purchasing Group. Part of BidNet's national e-procurement solution, Texas Purchasing Group connects 653 departments from 29 local agencies and provides a bid system for vendors looking to do business with local government. BidNet's e-procurement solutions include purchasing systems strategically located throughout the United States. The e-procurement solution provides over 1,000 local government agencies with a purchasing and vendor management solution through its online bid systems.

Dallas County joined the Texas Purchasing Group on November 3, 2015, offering its vendors instant access to RFPs, quotes, addendum and award information. Dallas County requests all local vendors join to receive access to its bid opportunities and those of the other participating local government agencies on Texas Purchasing Group. Vendors who register can receive real-time notification of bids, RFPs, quotes, addenda, awards and advanced notice of term contract expiration. Registered vendors receive customized solicitations matched to their products and services by all participating agencies on the bid system. Dallas County invites all of its vendors to register on the bid system, www.TexasBidSystem.com, or call BidNet's e-procurement solution live support, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (EST).

"We have been searching for an efficient solution to simplifying our purchasing process -- BidNet is our answer," Daniel R. Garza, Dallas County Purchasing Director. "Through BidNet, our agency is saving time, money and resources by eliminating the manual bid process. Our vendors will be pleased with its ease-of-use and centralized bid opportunities available at their fingertips."

Texas Purchasing Group simplifies the purchasing process for its government agency partners by offering electronic document distribution, electronic bid submission, online vendor management and reporting capabilities to see the reach of a RFP or other solicitation. Dallas County joins other participating agencies spread across Texas, already utilizing the purchasing tools available through the bid system.

About Dallas County:
Dallas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,368,139. It is the second-most populous county in Texas and the ninth-most populous in the United States.

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 over 9,000 departments across the country supplier management, document distribution and audit and control tools. More information is available at www.SourceSuite.com.

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