News | December 1, 2021

Onslow County Joins The North Carolina Purchasing Group

Jacksonville, NC (PRWEB) - Onslow County has officially joined the North Carolina Purchasing Group, one of bidnet direct’s regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout North Carolina easy online access to its upcoming solicitations. Onslow County invites all vendors to register online at

The regional purchasing group connects local governments with vendors looking to do business with public agencies. On the North Carolina Purchasing Group, vendors seeking business with 11 participating agencies can register online to gain access to a single point of entry for opportunities throughout North Carolina. By posting upcoming bids and RFPs on the North Carolina Purchasing Group, Onslow County ensures an entire community of vendors can view their solicitation, download documents, and receive notification of addenda. The vendors self-register and ensure their contact information is up to date.

“Because we aren’t the only agency posting and distributing bids, the North Carolina Purchasing Group provides Onslow County more vendor competition, which we hope will help cut costs.” said Laura Jones, Purchasing Director of Onslow County when asked why their department decided to join the North Carolina Purchasing Group. “We also like that it can help our current vendors expand their business opportunities.”

Onslow County invites all local vendors to visit and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 10 other public agencies participating on the North Carolina Purchasing Group. Registered vendors have the option to upgrade their service to receive customized bid
alerts, notification of term contract expiration, and notification of a real-time addendum.

About Onslow County
Onslow County is a county located in the State of North Carolina. The county was created in 1734 as Onslow Precinct and gained county status in 1739. There are six municipalities within the County, the largest being the City of Jacksonville, which serves as the county seat. Onslow County is a commissioner-manager form of government and is comprised of seven Board of County Commissioner members. The County covers a total of 767 square miles which comprise the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base and New River Marine Corps Air Station. The southern border is the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. According to the US Census Bureau, the current population is approximately 198,000.

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 North Carolina 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

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