The City of Palmdale is inviting local companies looking to grow their business to become preferred vendors with the city by registering through PlanetBids System™ (PB), a fully automated web-based bid management system designed to make doing business with the city easier than ever before.

“PlanetBids makes doing business with the city easy and accessible because everything is online and vendors will receive up-to-date information regarding bid requests,” said Senior Buyer Sharon Williams.

Each year, the City of Palmdale does purchase agreements for products and services worth millions of dollars.

Interested vendors that would like to do business with the City of Palmdale are encouraged to visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/purchasing, click on the “PlanetBids” tab, and complete the online form.

Some of the key features and benefits of PB include:

— Automatic email notifications for selected bid opportunities based on product/service categories

— Bid responses are securely submitted on-line.

For more information, contact the Palmdale Purchasing Department at (661) 267-5447, or email purchasing@cityofpalmdale.org .