Purchasing Cooperatives
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Purchasing Cooperatives

Purchasing cooperatives can make the buying process easier and reduce paperwork and time. Davis works with a variety of cooperatives, including HGACBuy, National IPA and TIPS USA to customize playgrounds to our customers’ needs. These buying cooperatives are approved by the State of Arkansas as no-bid contracts. 

Equalis is an innovative cooperative purchasing organization that believes in the power of partnership and that when you work together you achieve more. The basic premise of the Equalis cooperative purchasing organization is to leverage the combined buying power of all members for better pricing and favorable contract terms. Equalis Group uses the lead agency model for competitively bid contracts, provides our participants the savings they expect and offers efficiencies and peace of mind within the procurement process. Learn more here.

As a leader in cooperative purchasing, Sourcewell is passionate about helping members fulfill their public service missions and building stronger relationships to develop practical solutions together. Learn more here.

OMNIA Partners, Public Sector (Subsidiary National IPA) is redefining the future of cooperative purchasing. The cooperative purchasing organization is dedicated to serving public agencies and educational institutions nationwide. All cooperative agreements have been competitively solicited and publicly awarded by a public agency or governmental entity. Learn more here.

Purchasing is a necessary activity for any business or organization. The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS/TAPS), a purchasing cooperative serving public and private school districts, colleges, universities, federal, state, county and city municipalities. TIPS/TAPS provides substantial savings and value for participating members through cooperative purchasing practices.

Purchasing Burke playground equipment through HGACBuy gives your agency access to volume purchasing agreements and discounts, and there's no need to incur the time and expense of writing specs, issuing RFPs, advertising and evaluating bids. This can shorten your procurement cycle by months, while ensuring compliance with competitive bidding requirements. Learn more here.