CO-OP PURCHASING PROGRAMS
Contact your Shaw Sports Turf representative to see if you qualify.
OUR COMMITMENT TO VALUE
As an awarded vendor, Shaw Sports Turf has competitively bid and received several contracts from the Board of Directors. Our purchasing co-op program provides you with the best pricing, terms and conditions available.
WHAT IS A CO-OP PURCHASING PROGRAM?
School districts and members benefit from the cost savings of time and expense in competitively bidding each purchase. The overall objective of a co-op purchasing is to provide a mechanism for members to pool their collective purchasing power. Purchasing co-op programs ensure:
HOW DOES THE CO-OP WORK & HOW DO I ORDER PRODUCTS?
A purchasing co-op analyzes and awards contracts for recommended products and services submitted for competitive bidding. All awarded items are posted on your local purchasing co-op website so that members can search for and select items to order.
SHAW SPORTS TURF PURCHASING PROGRAM CONTRACTS
E&I, EDUCATIONAL & INSTITUTIONAL COOPERATIVE SERVICE, INC.
E&I is a not-for-profit buying cooperative established by members of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). E&I is the nation’s largest buying consortium for colleges and universities with a compelling all-in-one offering that can be used in lieu of what can be a very expensive, complex and labor intensive request for proposal process.
PSS, a division of E&I Cooperative Purchasing, leverages its consortium purchasing expertise to connect state government agencies, cities, municipalities, counties and school districts (K-12) with high quality best-of-breed values to the public sector. It is created in accordance with public purchasing rules and regulations that govern nearly all states.
NJPA CONTRACT PURCHASING
National Joint Powers Alliance® is a national municipal contracting agency providing national contract
purchasing solutions and other related programs.
TIPS PURCHASING SYSTEMS
TIPS is available for use by all public and private schools, colleges, universities, cities, counties and other government entities in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.
The Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) is a multi-state non-profit organization made up of Educational Service Agencies / political subdivisions organized through a Memorandum of Understanding between all participating states. AEPA is a true “cooperative” that serves to leverage purchasing power to benefit all schools and agencies, regardless of size, with the ability to purchase at equal buying levels.