SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite

December 17, 2015 10:00 ET

Socorro County Joins the New Mexico Purchasing Group for Regional Collaboration

SOCORRO, NM--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) -  Today, Socorro County announces it has joined the New Mexico Purchasing Group, an e-Procurement solution from BidNet, to help simplify their purchasing process and make it easier for their vendors to access and compete for bids and RFPs. Socorro County invites all potential vendors to register online with the New Mexico Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations.

As a member agency of the New Mexico Purchasing Group, Socorro County joins a community of 26 participating local government agencies located throughout New Mexico, including Chaves County, City of Las Cruces and City of Clovis. The New Mexico Purchasing Group offers a way for Socorro County to collaborate with like-minded public purchasing professionals in the area in order to share resources and attract local vendors.

Vendors looking to do business with Socorro County and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at In addition to a centralized location for regional public bids, benefits of registering with the New Mexico Purchasing Group include:

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

"Socorro County is looking to gain more competitive bidding through the use of New Mexico Bid System," says Sammie Vega, Socorro County Procurement Officer. "This system will help us reach vendors throughout the State of New Mexico & streamline the bidding process so it's easy & accessible to everyone."

By joining the regional purchasing group, Socorro County also benefits from BidNet's e-procurement technology, which includes a bid and vendor management, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

New Mexico Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet's regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies. With years of input from Procurement Professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs regional purchasing groups throughout the country used by nearly 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit

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