News | August 29, 2018

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transit System Joins Community Of Local Buyers With The MITN Purchasing Group

Grand Haven, MI (PRWEB) - Today, the Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transit System announces it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing community by BidNet. Local government agencies throughout Michigan utilize the MITN Purchasing Group for bid and vendor management. Harbor Transit, which serves the City of Grand Haven, Grand Haven Township, City of Ferrysburg, Village of Spring Lake, and Spring Lake Township invites all potential vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations by visiting

Harbor Transit joins the MITN Purchasing Group and the community of over 200 participating local government agencies located throughout Michigan. Along with a variety of bid and vendor management solutions, Harbor Transit gains access to a bid library to help with bid creation, a shared pool of vendors, and association with like-minded purchasing professionals in the area.

“Collaboration is important to us,” says Tiffany Bowman, Transportation Director of Harbor Transit. “We think the bid library will really help us save time in drafting more effective bids and accessing specifications,” Ms. Bowman continued. “Plus it makes it easier for our vendors to access our bids.”

Vendors interested in doing business with Harbor Transit and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at Benefits of joining the MITN Purchasing Group include:

  • Centralized location for bids from all 204 participating agencies
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors’ products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notice of Term Contract expiration
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

The MITN Purchasing Group is one of BidNet’s regional purchasing groups throughout the country. It provides Harbor Transit a bid and vendor management solution, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout their procurement process.

About Harbor Transit:
Harbor Transit provides transit services to the City of Grand Haven, Grand Haven Township, City of Ferrysburg, Village of Spring Lake and Spring Lake Township. Last year Harbor Transit provided over 250,000 trips for passengers in the community. The transit service area covers more than 55 square miles and is served by a fleet of 27 vehicles that are all wheelchair accessible. “We are very grateful for the support of our community and the friendly passengers we serve”, says Tiffany Bowman, the Transportation Director for Harbor Transit. “The Harbor Transit team is a terrific group of safe, caring Drivers, Dispatchers and Administrative Staff.”

About The MITN Purchasing Group:
The MITN Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet’s regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. With years of input from procurement professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs 30 regional purchasing groups used by over 1,300 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit


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