We are committed to having a procurement process as open and competitive as possible, as well as making it easier for vendors who are interested in doing business with Essex County to apply for contracts. This uniquely designed web page is our latest tool to inform and link vendors with procurement opportunities with Essex County.
Through this portal, you will be able to register your company with Essex County and be automatically notified about various procurement opportunities that fit the business profile you submit. Public bid documents, Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications can be easily downloaded directly from our site to your computer – at any time of the day, making it easier for you to conduct business when it’s convenient for you.
In addition, you can track the progress of the contracts you are pursuing as they proceed through the purchasing process. Finally, our website stores contract information for up to one year after they are awarded. All of this was designed to make doing business with Essex County easier and more efficient.
We hope you find this site helpful. Working together we will continue Putting Essex County First.
Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
Essex County Executive
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Register your Business with the Office of Purchasing Online!
Registered Vendors gain access to:
Download Specifications Online - Once registered, vendors can download the full opportunity specifications online 24x7x365!.
Auto-Notice by Commodity Type - Based on the registered commodity type for your account, you will automatically be notified when an opportunity fitting your type is released. You may choose multiple commodity types once registered. Vendors can choose to be notified by email and/or fax.
Tracking - Automatically be informed when addendums and other notices are posted related to the opportunity that matches your commodity type. Also keep track of your awarded contracts with us.
Reporting - Your registration details will aid in disparity studies and mandatory state reporting.
Sustainability - By participating in this electronic registration and notification system you help save natural resources and reduce your business' carbon footprint.
If you were unable to find information on a past opportunity process please forward all public records inquiries via the link above.
Essex Purchasing Portal MOBILE
On the road? Away from your computer? Need last minute information on an opportunity?
Go to: http://purchasing.essexcountynj.org on your handheld device
View the mobile enabled site to search and view all public listings for Opportunities, Voluntary Co-Ops and Awards.
Navigate Mobile Portal
View a listed Co-Op
View Awarded Vendor Information
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Department of Administration and Finance, Office of Purchasing, Essex County, New Jersey. (T) 973-621-5100 (F) 973-621-5109 Hall of Records Room 333 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102