Procurement & Fleet: Working Collaboratively Through Cooperative Contracting

Onvia, a provider of intelligence in the business-to-government marketplace, conducted a survey of government procurement professionals that showed nearly 40% of procurement staff felt “stretched” to their limits or worked extra hours to meet deadlines. Many successful agencies are actively looking at ways to mitigate the problem of limited resources and lengthy bid processes. The result is a growing phenomenon – the use of cooperative contracting.

Government Fleet recently published a feature about the use of cooperative contracts. Written by Consultant Tammy Rimes, Rimes shares insight into cooperative contracting and also provides an adapted resource in the Roadmap to Cooperative Procurement. NPPGov is featured as an example of cooperative contract success when a fire district utilized one of our fleet related contracts to save time and money, while getting the equipment they wanted. To read the full article, click here.