Contracts http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32179/more en The best ways to save money and time with an MSP http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp <div class="field-deck"> Does your agency have temporary workers? A Managed Service Provider (MSP) can be a useful tool. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Managed Service Provider (MSP) program helps an organization alleviate the manual burden of activating and maintaining a temporary workforce.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Thu, 18 May 2017 19:10:00 +0000 77671 at http://americancityandcounty.com Your new tech buying team http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team <div class="field-deck"> Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Tue, 09 May 2017 21:13:00 +0000 77441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Cooperative contract extends availability of detention supplies and products http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/cooperative-contract-extends-availability-detention-supplies-and-products <div class="node-body article-body">The National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA) has awarded a cooperative contract to Bob Barker Company for detention supplies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/cooperative-contract-extends-availability-detention-supplies-and-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-safety/cooperative-contract-extends-availability-detention-supplies-and-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Public Safety Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Safety Mon, 08 May 2017 15:37:00 +0000 77491 at http://americancityandcounty.com New national cooperative contract awarded to provide travel management services http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services <div class="node-body article-body">UNIGLOBE Travel Designers has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide travel management services to government agencies and educational institutions throughout the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Privatization & Outsourcing Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:12:00 +0000 77291 at http://americancityandcounty.com Webinar spotlights sporting goods cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> Get the athletic and fitness gear for your agency in time for spring and summer sports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gopher Sport’s cooperative purchasing agreement with U.S. Communities for sports and fitness products can speed and simplify the acquisition process.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-spotlights-sporting-goods-cooperative-contract#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Parks & Recreation Parks & Recreation Strategic Sourcing Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0000 77241 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A few of Gopher&#39;s sports products.</p> Webinar: What public buyers need to do when disaster strikes http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-what-public-buyers-need-do-when-disaster-strikes <div class="field-deck"> Best practices for using cooperative contracts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purchasing in an emergency has evolved, says Rick Bond, vice president of sales at Safeware, Inc. He outlines changes and best practices in emergency procurement in a U.S. Communities on-demand video.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-what-public-buyers-need-do-when-disaster-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/webinar-what-public-buyers-need-do-when-disaster-strikes#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Public Safety Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Safety Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:07:00 +0000 77041 at http://americancityandcounty.com Want to learn about cooperative purchasing? Attend one of these webinars http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/want-learn-about-cooperative-purchasing-attend-one-these-webinars <div class="field-deck"> There is no charge to attend any of these cooperative purchasing webinars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities is hosting a series of new webinars on cooperative purchasing.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/want-learn-about-cooperative-purchasing-attend-one-these-webinars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/want-learn-about-cooperative-purchasing-attend-one-these-webinars#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Public Safety Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Safety Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:18:00 +0000 76981 at http://americancityandcounty.com Public sector organizations: Here’s a tool to help you meet your technology needs http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative program delivers a variety of technology products and services to using agencies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative contracts from U.S. Communities give more than 90,000 public sector entities access to current technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/public-sector-organizations-here-s-tool-help-you-meet-your-technology-needs#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Office Equipment Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Technology GPN Technology Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:28:00 +0000 76781 at http://americancityandcounty.com Governments get needed maintenance supplies through cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> National contract provides comprehensive MRO products and services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities has awarded a national cooperative contract for maintenance, repair, operating supplies, industrial supplies and related products and services (MRO).</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/governments-get-needed-maintenance-supplies-through-cooperative-contract#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Public Works Strategic Sourcing Public Works Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0000 76531 at http://americancityandcounty.com Sustainable procurement’s evolution http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution <div class="field-deck"> In public procurement, sustainability goals are growing to meet today's demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public procurement officials are working to stay ahead of green purchasing developments and issues.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/green-purchasing/sustainable-procurement-s-evolution#comments Contracts Green Green Purchasing Strategic Sourcing Sustainability Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:24:00 +0000 76551 at http://americancityandcounty.com