Cooperative purchasing definition

Cooperative purchasing means procurement conducted by, or on behalf of, more than one public procurement unit.
Cooperative purchasing means procurement conducted by, or on behalf of, more than one public procurement unit, or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity.
Cooperative purchasing means a variety of arrangements whereby two or more public procurement entities combine their requirements in a single procurement process to obtain advantages of volume purchases from the same supplier(s) or contractor(s).

Examples of Cooperative purchasing in a sentence

  • Cooperative purchasing can occur through interlocal agreements, state contracts, piggybacking, and joint purchases.

  • As used in this article, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: (1) "Cooperative purchasing" means procurement conducted by, or on behalf of, more than one public procurement unit, or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity.

  • Cooperative purchasing occurs when two or more governmental entities coordinate some or all purchasing efforts to reduce administrative costs, take advantage of quantity discounts, share specifications, and create a heightened awareness of legal requirements.

  • Section 7 of P.L.1996, c.16 (C.52:34-6.2) is amended to read as follows: C.52:34-6.2 Cooperative purchasing agreements with other states for purchases of goods, services; rules, regulations.


More Definitions of Cooperative purchasing

Cooperative purchasing means an extension of certain State contracts awarded by the Division of Purchase and Property for the use of either local governing authorities, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:25-16.1 et seq., volunteer fire departments, volunteer first aid squads and rescue squads, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:25-16.2, county colleges, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:64A- 25.9(b), State colleges, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:64-60, or quasi-State agencies, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:27B-56.1. Such an award is made as an adjunct to an award of a contract for State agency purchases.
Cooperative purchasing means a Procurement conducted by, or on behalf of, more than one Public Procurement Unit.
Cooperative purchasing means the prices, terms, and conditions of a contract with the State may be offered to other Montana public procurement units as defined in section 18-4-401, MCA;
Cooperative purchasing means procurement conducted by, or on behalf of, more than
Cooperative purchasing means purchasing conducted by, or on behalf of, more than one (1) public purchasing unit, or by a public purchasing unit with a foreign purchasing activity.
Cooperative purchasing means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one
Cooperative purchasing means procurement conducted by a public or external procurement unit with one or more public procurement units, external procurement units, or nonprofit private procurement units, pursuant to this chapter.