Two case studies from the County of Essex. BID 09-050: Operation of the Commissary (Total Savings $450,000) Incumbent increases commission to county by $150k a year. In recent history, only one vendor bid on the jail commissary. Through portal, 3 vendors showed up for the bid walk through and 5 unique vendors downloaded the bid spec making the process … Continue reading Increase Competition!
Businesses of all sizes can learn about procurement opportunities within Essex County, N.J., thanks to the county’s new Purchasing Portal interactive Web site. The goals of the site: Improve operating efficiency and enhance outreach to the business community. “We are committed to having a procurement process as open and competitive as possible, as well as … Continue reading Local government in Garden State upgrades Web site