Cooperative purchasing has become an essential resource for today’s procurement world. Save time and money with cooperative purchasing by streaming the process. With hundreds of competitively solicited cooperative contracts ready for use, cooperative purchasing can meet or exceed your local purchasing requirements. Learn more by visiting Canoe, RMA and/or Sourcewell below.
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“At Saanich Fire we’re very happy to be able to use the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing advantage to procure our 2021 Spartan ER Water Tender through Safetek Profire. The ability to source our preferred apparatus and meet all the legal, contract and solicitation processes without having to go through the rigorous and complex process of tender/bid procurements saved time, money and we found the entire process very straightforward and well supported by our Safetek Profire team.”
- Dan Wood, Deputy Chief of the Saanich Fire Department
Since contracts are previously competitively bid by another public agency, you save time researching, finding suppliers and completing the RFP process.
Take advantage of savings by piggybacking onto existing contracts.
Allows you to access to all contract documents, giving you the peace of mind that the typically long solicitation process was executed legally.
Cooperatives offer an effective alternative to buyers by gathering their quotes via direct supplier emails or search engines.
Negotiating a large contract where the main pricing has been predetermined allows agencies to focus on other matters.