Cooperative Purchasing http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32180/more en Cooperative contracts awarded that cover mailroom products http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products <div class="node-body article-body">Government, education, and nonprofit agencies looking to enhance their direct mailing capabilities and processes now have access to mailing and postage solutions through National Joint Powers Alliance.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Office Equipment Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:32:00 +0000 78261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The kinds of mailroom gear that governments and other organizations can acquire through the NJPA cooperative contracts.</p> Mark your calendars for these complimentary cooperative purchasing events http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/mark-your-calendars-these-complimentary-cooperative-purchasing-events <div class="field-deck"> Choose from several upcoming webinars and Strategic Sourcing Summits </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities is hosting several webinars and Strategic Sourcing Summits.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/mark-your-calendars-these-complimentary-cooperative-purchasing-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/mark-your-calendars-these-complimentary-cooperative-purchasing-events#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:37:00 +0000 78071 at http://americancityandcounty.com New Atlanta ballpark gets needed public safety, vehicle help for first pitch http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative contracts deliver public safety products and transport vehicles that ensured SunTrust Park was ready for opening day </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SunTrust Park was ready for the Atlanta Braves' opening day thanks to cooperative contracts that helped deliver needed public safety products and transport vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Coop Solutions Facilities Cooperative Purchasing Finance Public Safety Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Safety Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:22:00 +0000 78141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A view from near home plate at SunTrust Park, the Atlanta Braves&#39; new home.</p> NIGP names first NAC-accredited cooperative program http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/nigp-names-first-nac-accredited-cooperative-program <div class="field-deck"> U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is first cooperative program to earn NAC distinction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NIGP has announced that the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is the first cooperative program to earn NAC distinction.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/nigp-names-first-nac-accredited-cooperative-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/nigp-names-first-nac-accredited-cooperative-program#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:57:00 +0000 77981 at http://americancityandcounty.com New cooperative contract available for recreation products http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products <div class="node-body article-body">NJPA recently awarded contracts in the “Recreation and Playground Equipment, Accessories, and Supplies” category.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/parks-recreation/new-cooperative-contract-available-recreation-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Parks & Recreation Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:22:00 +0000 77911 at http://americancityandcounty.com Cooperative procurement plays a key role in Kansas City, Mo.’s procurement strategy http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy <div class="field-deck"> Due diligence and standard policies help ensure that using agencies get what they need through co-op buys. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas City, Mo., has standard policies and resources that help cooperative buys go efficiently, says Reneé Medlin, Procurement Manager in the city’s Procurement Services Division/General Services Department. She expects to see more cooperative procurements in the city's future.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:12:00 +0000 77871 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Rene&eacute; Medlin, CPPO</p> 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 Jersey community boosts productivity through cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> Document management complete overhaul saves city nearly $45,000 a year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ocean City, N.J., officials are using a cooperative document management contract to trim expenses and deliver efficiencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Office Equipment Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Mon, 08 May 2017 14:47:00 +0000 77471 at http://americancityandcounty.com