The town of North Smithfield announced it has joined bidnet direct’s Rhode Island Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. The Rhode Island Purchasing Group connects participating agencies from across Rhode Island to a large vendor pool and streamlines the bid and vendor management process. bidnet direct’s Rhode Island Purchasing Group provides notifications to registered vendors of new relevant solicitations, as well as any addenda and award information from participating agencies across Rhode Island, and can be accessed at http://www.bidnetdirect.com/rhode-island/nsmithfieldri.
North Smithfield joined the purchasing group in March, and will utilize the system to publish and distribute upcoming bid opportunities.
Registered vendors can access all open bids, related documents and files, additional addenda and award information. In addition, the Rhode Island Purchasing Group offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their industry, all addenda and advance notification of expiring term contracts. Registered vendors have access to not only the town of North Smithfield bid opportunities, but all participating agency bids.
Vendors may register on the Rhode Island Purchasing Group at: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/rhode-island/nsmithfieldri. bidnet direct’s vendor support team is available to answer any questions regarding the registration process or the bid system at 800-835-4603 option 2.