SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

September 24, 2015 08:00 ET

Peekskill City School District Joins Empire State Purchasing Group

PEEKSKILL, NY--(Marketwired - September 24, 2015) - Peekskill CSD announced today that it is has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group, an online procurement system from BidNet that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete for local government bids.

Empire State Purchasing Group connects 2,629 departments from 188 local government agencies and provides a bid notification system that gives vendors instant access to Bids, RFP's, Quotes and Amendments online. Peekskill CSD joined the Empire State Purchasing Group on 9/23/2015, providing its vendors with convenient access to bid information for Peekskill CSD and all other participating agencies on the system. The online purchasing group was developed and is maintained by BidNet. BidNet manages 15 government purchasing groups throughout the country providing over 1,000 counties, municipalities and school districts a purchasing and vendor management solution.

Peekskill CSD invites all local vendors to join Empire State Purchasing Group to receive access to its upcoming solicitations. Vendor benefits of registering on Empire State 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

Vendors who provide goods and services can register for the system to receive bid opportunities from Southampton UFSD and the system's other local agencies. "It's a successful solution for our school district and its vendors -- the vendors have free, centralized access to bid opportunities from multiple local agencies, while we benefit from increased vendor competition along with process automation," said Robin Zimmerman, Assistant Superintendent for Business. Registration is open to vendors online by visiting

About Peekskill CSD

The Peekskill City School District is a five-school diverse public district educating 3,000 students in a historic Hudson River town with a rich arts community.

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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