Municipal Purchasing Process

Cooperative Purchasing Saves Time and Money
  • Reducing the Costs of Cart Procurement

    Cooperative purchasing organizations work with public agencies to competitively solicit national contracts on behalf of their participants, allowing approved public entities to leverage the power of large-volume, competitively bid pricing. Because we participate in two cooperative purchasing programs, even the smallest organizations may purchase Toter® products easily and at competitive prices.

    Not only is the contracting process streamlined, but because the contract process has already been conducted, organizations also realize tremendous savings versus sourcing products on their own. Eligible purchasing organizations include governments, educational institutions and non-profit agencies. There is no cost to join and no cost to use the contracts available through OMNIA Partners, Sourcewell and others.

OMNIA Partners

Purchasing through OMNIA Partners saves you time and money. Participating in the cooperative buying power of more than 50,000 entities allows you to pay less for products and reduce administrative costs. Why is OMNIA Partners so effective at creating more economical buying opportunities for you? Strength in numbers and years of government purchasing experience give you confidence in every contract.

Contracts are competitively solicited, evaluated and awarded by a government entity acting as the lead agency. Contracts are awarded utilizing industry best practices, processes and procedures, ensuring maximum value and absolute security with complete transparency. There is no cost to join OMNIA Partners and no cost to use the contracts available through OMNIA Partners.

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Save time and money by combining the buying power of more than 50,000 government, education and non-profit organizations. Sourcewell holds hundreds of competitively solicited cooperative contracts that are ready for use. Join Sourcewell and experience the power of many working for you. Participation is free; there are no fees and no obligations.

Sourcewell is a public agency that offers competitively solicited purchasing contracts for products and equipment to its member agencies, so those members do not have to duplicate the solicitation process — it’s already been done on their behalf! Sourcewell-awarded vendors — like Toter — offer aggressive, competitive pricing. Leverage competitively solicited and awarded contracts to give your team more time to handle other important tasks.

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