NACo is a founder and exclusive sponsor of the U.S. Communities™ Government
Purchasing Alliance. U.S. Communities is the leading national government
purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by
aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide. U.S.
Communities provides participants with access to a broad line of competitively
solicited contracts with national suppliers that have committed to providing
their lowest overall public agency pricing. Each month more than 500 new public
agencies register to participate. This continuing rapid growth is fueled by the
program’s proven track record of providing public agencies unparalleled value
and the best government pricing available.
User Fees – no costs or fees to participate.
Overall Supplier Government Pricing – by combining
the potential cooperative purchasing power of more than 90,000 public
agencies, you are able to access the best overall supplier government
Brands – thousands of the best brands in a
wide variety of categories, services and solutions.
and Experience – unlike other government
cooperative purchasing organizations, U.S. Communities national government
purchasing cooperative is founded by 5 national
sponsors and over 70 state, city and regional organizations.
by Public Purchasing Professionals – our third
party audits on contracts ensure that program pricing commitments are met,
with benchmark analyses against other suppliers and retailers to guarantee
participants the best overall value.
All contracts have been competitively
solicited, evaluated and awarded by an impartial lead public agency in
accordance with their public purchasing rules and regulations. Applying these
competitive principles satisfies the competitive bid requirements of most state
and local government agencies.
For general information, visit www.uscommunities.org.
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