Strategic Sourcing http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32189/more en Gallery: Catalogs and brochures for products that help governments get the job done http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done <div class="node-body gallery-body">Learn about new products for governments in the catalogs and brochures presented in this gallery. The products help governments complete tasks, improve the appearance of public facilities and accomplish other functions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/gallery-catalogs-and-brochures-products-help-governments-get-job-done#comments Buildings & Facilities Public Safety Public Works Strategic Sourcing Technology Public Safety Public Works Technology Mon, 22 May 2017 20:49:00 +0000 77751 at http://americancityandcounty.com 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 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 Cooperative contract awarded for vehicle lifts and garage equipment http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">NASPO ValuePoint has awarded Mohawk Resources Ltd. a cooperative procurement contract.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment#comments Cooperative Purchasing Fleets Finance Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:20:00 +0000 76941 at http://americancityandcounty.com