Cape May County Introduces New Purchasing Portal

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COURT HOUSE — Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton announced that the County Purchasing Department is using a new purchasing portal to conduct county business. The new portal, purchased via SHI International Corp., is an interactive website that enables vendors to learn about purchasing opportunities with Cape May County. “There are many savings and efficiencies associated with … Continue reading Cape May County Introduces New Purchasing Portal

“We post our bids online already”, BUT…

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Posting opportunities and bids online is something any company or municipality can do in-house as a “Cost Savings” effort.  BUT, are you compliant?  Do you satisfy all the requirments: retention, tracking, audit logs, notification equality? What you think you are saving but posted a PDF online, could cost you thousands, possibly millions if (when) done … Continue reading “We post our bids online already”, BUT…

Cumberland Co. expects new vendor system to save money

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VINELAND — Cumberland County has added an Internet component to its bidding process, promising cost and convenience advantages for itself and would-be vendors. The interactive “procurement portal” went online Oct. 1, and it has about 155 registrants. County officials and designers proudly put the portal through its paces at Friday’s annual Economic Development Board breakfast, … Continue reading Cumberland Co. expects new vendor system to save money

Local government in Garden State upgrades Web site

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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