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June 28, 2016 10:05 ET

Southwest Colorado Council of Governments (SWCCOG) Joins Community of Local Buyers With the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System

DURANGO, CO--(Marketwired - June 28, 2016) - The SWCCOG announces it has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, a regional purchasing community by BidNet. Local government agencies throughout Colorado utilize the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for bid and vendor management. SWCCOG invites all potential vendors to register online with the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System to access its upcoming solicitations.

SWCCOG joins the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and the community of 168 participating local government agencies located throughout Colorado. Along with a variety of bid and vendor management solutions, SWCCOG gains access to a bid library to help with bid creation, a shared pool of vendors, and association with like-minded purchasing professionals in the area.

"Collaboration is important to us," says Miriam Gillow-Wiles, Executive Director of SWCCOG. "We think the bid library will really help us save time in drafting more effective bids and access specifications," Gillow-Wiles continued. "Plus it makes it easier for our vendors to access our bids."

Vendors interested in doing business with SWCCOG and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at www.RockyMountainBidSystem.com. Benefits of joining the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System include:

  • Centralized location for bids from all 169 participating agencies
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors' products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notice of Term Contract expiration
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is one of BidNet's regional Rocky Mountain Purchasing Systems throughout the country. It provides SWCCOG a bid and vendor management solution, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

About SWCCOG:
The Southwest Colorado Council of Governments (SWCCOG) officially formed in December 2009, and intergovernmental agreements are currently in effect between fourteen governmental jurisdictions across the region. The Southwest Colorado Council of Governments promotes regional cooperation and coordination among local governments and between levels of government for the geographic area comprising the Counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan. The need for a SWCCOG is based on the recognition that the people of the Region form a single community and are bound together not only physically, but economically and socially. It is the purpose of the SWCCOG through its participating membership, staff and programs, to provide local public officials with the means of responding more effectively to the local and regional problems of this Regional community.

About Rocky Mountain Purchasing System:
Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is a part of BidNet's regional Rocky Mountain Purchasing Systems 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 Rocky Mountain Purchasing Systems throughout the country used by over 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit www.SourceSuite.com

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