SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

September 22, 2015 10:00 ET

Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Joins Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - September 22, 2015) - Metro Wastewater Reclamation District announced today that it is has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, a BidNet e-procurement system that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System connects 1922 departments from 144 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. Metro Wastewater Reclamation District joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System on 9/21/2015, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Metro Wastewater Reclamation District and all other participating agencies on the system.

Metro Wastewater Reclamation District invites all potential vendors to join Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and view its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on Rocky Mountain Purchasing Group 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 Janet Platt, Purchasing Officer. "As part of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing 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 Metro Wastewater Reclamation District and the system's other local agencies. Vendors register online at www.RockyMountainBidSystem.com.

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

About Metro Wastewater Reclamation District

The Metro District was formed under Colorado law in 1961 and is the largest wastewater treatment facility in the Rocky Mountain West. The district works with 60 local governments, including cities, sanitation districts, and water and sanitation districts. They, in turn, provide retail wastewater service to about 1.7 million people in a 715 square-mile service area in metropolitan Denver. More information is available at www.MetroWasteWater.com.

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 www.SourceSuite.com.

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