Clayton County, GA (PRWEB) - Clayton County joins the Georgia Purchasing Group, an e-sourcing solution from bidnet direct that provides 17 local government agencies throughout Georgia a solution for bid and vendor management. All potential Clayton County vendors are encouraged to register online with http://www.bidnetdirect.com/georgia to access upcoming solicitations.
Prior to joining the Georgia Purchasing Group, Clayton County published solicitations directly to their own website. The process will continue with notices, but all vendors must register with the Georgia Purchasing Group to download documents and view the full solicitation details. By publishing future solicitations on the Georgia Purchasing Group, Clayton County will be able to track every step of the process and have a more transparent bid process.
Government agencies using the Georgia Purchasing Group can track full business details of the vendors who view a request for proposal (RFP), download related documents, and verifies if the vendor saw an addendum.
“With the Georgia Purchasing Group, we can also see whether or not a vendor who downloads our bids is a minority business, small business, or local,” says Carol J. Rogers, Director of Central Services of Clayton County. “This level of tracking, both pre-and post-award, was not possible from our website and it is very helpful for auditing and showing due diligence.”
Clayton County invites all local vendors to receive access to its upcoming solicitations by joining the Georgia Purchasing Group. Vendor benefits of registering on http://www.bidnetdirect.com/georgia include:
- Centralized Location to Opportunities from all 17 Participating Agencies
- Notification of Term – Contract Expiration
- Bid Alerts Customized to the Vendors' Products or Services Provided
- Full Customer Service Support
About Clayton County:
Clayton County, where the world lands and opportunities take off, is a suburban community just minutes south of downtown Atlanta. We have a relaxed and neighborly feel like a small town, but with all the amenities of a major metropolitan area. An attractive lifestyle, business opportunities, a fine public educational system plus a university, and numerous excellent health care facilities, which make Clayton County a highly attractive place to live, work and play.
About bidnet direct:
bidnet direct, powered by mdf commerce, is a sourcing solution of regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. bidnet direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the Georgia Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,600 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit https://www.bidnetdirect.com/buyers