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Cooperative Procurement: Method to Drive Savings and Efficiencies Is Catching On!

 

August 11, 2020 | ProcuRising features Cooperative Procurement and stories from NCPP Strategic Suppliers Kimball, Network and Office Depot.

 

 

 

Purchasing in a Pandemic

 

May 13, 2020 | Government Procurement magazine published a special April edition on COVID-19 with article covering our recent webinar. Special thanks to panelists Kim Abrego from Disaster Recovery Services, Chris Mellis from OMNIA Partners, Dan Listug from Sourcewell and Debbie Wellnitz from City of Concord, CA.

 

  

 

Public Contracting in the Time of Coronavirus

 

March 31, 2020 | The coronavirus pandemic has brought public life to a halt in most of the United States. It's easy to see echoes of the 2008 Great Recession in today's climate of quarantines and business closings...

 

 

 

An Open Letter From NCPP Executive Director Tammy Rimes, MPA

 

March 17, 2020 | Having served as a former Purchasing Agent during a past disaster, I understand how responding to the needs of your organization and residents can be trying times for any public procurement team...

 

 

 

Government Procurement: Building Better Bridges

 

March 5, 2020 | When agency IT sections were first formed a few decades ago, technology was a novel concept with just a few products...

 

 

 

Fleet Procurement: New Strategies for Ongoing Challenges

 

March 4, 2020 | As a department, fleet represents a large part of a government agency...



 

New MOU Creates Exclusive Partnership on Cooperative Procurement

 

February 27, 2020 | In anticipation of March’s National Procurement Month, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP) and NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement, to collaborate and advocate the value of cooperative procurement...

 

 

Purchasing Technology: Change is One Thing to Count On

 

November 1, 2019 | The tried-and-true method of traditional government bidding does not always keep up with the times—particularly with technology purchases...

 

 

  

 

NCPP "Lunch & Learn"

 

October 15, 2019 | NCPP hosted its annual "Lunch & Learn" luncheon to support the National Procurement Institute’s (NPI) Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Award...

 

 

 

New Approaches to Cooperative Contracting

 

September 4, 2019 | Combining spend to leverage savings is a contracting method that brings more “bang for the buck” purchasing for any organization...

 

 

 

 

Procurement sits in driver seat for sustainability

 

August 1, 2019 | Purchasing Teams are a major force to help an organization reach it’s Sustainability Goals…hear more about teams who rock!

 

 

 

NCMA Contract Management magazine features the benefits and success stories of NCPP Strategic Suppliers

 

July 25, 2019 | Hot Off the Press! Newest NCPP article in NCMA's Contract Management magazine...

 

 

 

Kinetic GPO joins NCPP

 

July 24, 2019 | NCPP expands educational outreach into Canada as Kinetic GPO joins as newest cooperative partner...

 

 

 

Tammy Rimes featured on Public Procurement Leaders podcast

 

June 14, 2019 | Public Procurement Leaders Podcast with host Raj Sharma of Public Spend Forum interviews Tammy Rimes...

 

 

 

Overcoming the Hurdles of Fleet Procurement

 

June 5, 2019 | Fleet and procurement managers discuss the best ways to buy locally, issue bids, work with vendors, and handle long order-to-delivery times...

 

 

 

Fiscal Year End is Approaching... Need Some Help?

 

April 30, 2019 | The end of the fiscal year is a tough time for procurement teams - the time when all those departments are spending the last of their budgets...

 

 

 

Choosing a Cooperative Contract: What Questions Should You Ask?

 

February 19, 2019 | Your procurement teams are faced with multiple decisions to solve problems every day...

 

 

 

Executive Interview Series: Public Procurement Insights from Tammy Rimes

 

December 21, 2018 | Tammy Rimes, Executive Director of the National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP), has spent many years in public procurement...

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government Issues a New White Paper

 

November 9, 2018 | Commissioned by the National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP), the Ash Center for Democratic Governance...

 

 

 

PURCHASING POWERFULLY

 

October 28, 2018 | Driving Innovation and Efficiencies with Cooperative Procurement By Tammy Rimes, MPA - Executive Director for...

 

 

 

As the role of government procurement changes, so too is the role of cooperative procurement

 

September 6, 2018 | Seeking greater value for each taxpayer dollar is always a goal for public procurement...

 

 


 

Survey Results Are In! 3rd Annual Survey of Public Procurement Professionals

 

August 6, 2018 | GovWin+Onvia from Deltek released the results from its 3rd annual survey of government procurement professionals that...

 

 

Cooperative Procurement: Just Like a Country Love Song?

 

July 31, 2018 | With Nashville, Tenn., as the host for the upcoming NIGP Forum, it's an interesting concept...

 

 

Can Cooperative Procurement Help Meet your Social Goals?

 

June 25, 2018 | For many agencies, the month of July marks the start of a new fiscal year. While cooperative contracting is used to save...

 

 

Filling the gap as retirees head for the exits

 

June 20, 2018 | Cooperative contracts and new technology may help pick up the slack by Michael Keating...

 

 

In Crisis: Melding Police, Fire and Procurement

 

April 6, 2018 | According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which tracks billion-dollar...

 

 

Trends in Cooperative Purchasing for 2018

 

March 27, 2018 | A discussion with Tammy Rimes, executive director for National Cooperative Procurement Partners...

 

 

Becoming Better Prepared: CALL 911 for Police, Fire and Procurement!

 

March 5, 2018 | According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration which tracks billion-dollar disasters, “2017 was the...

 

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