Digital Commerce Launches B2G Marketplace

E-commerce solutions company Digital Commerce Corp. launched, an electronic
marketplace designed exclusively for state and local government procurement. customizes state-specific e-commerce sites to meet their
individual requirements, the company said. Public employees use a variety of
methods for purchasing goods and services including contracts with vendors,
Request for Quotes (RFQs), and open market buys.

The State of Connecticut and the Fairfax County School System in Fairfax,
VA already have adopted, previously OrderLink, as one of
procurement systems for contract purchases.

“The ability to research and purchase online from state contracts, RFQs and
on the open market is a tremendous opportunity to state and local
governments,” said Tony Bansal, president and chief executive officer of Digital Commerce.

“ will streamline the procurement process and drive down
the cost of transactions as well as improve the reporting system.”

The site is free to government users and features three components:
purchasing contracts, Request for Quotes (RFQs) and open market buys. enables users to easily research, compare and purchase
products and services from multiple vendors through state government
contracts or on the open market.

Additionally, the project management
component of the service allows users to manage and measure individual and
overall agency procurement activities efficiently.

Founded in 1995, Digital Commerce also operates, an online marketplace for
the federal government,, a
personal resource for government and military personnel and their families,
and , an Internet-based
energy marketer.

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