Special Promotions and Purchasing News
September/October 2015

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Mobility Solutions

Event Supply Rentals and Services

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Facility Dude (Coming Soon)
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Hand Hygiene & Dispensing Systems

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Visitor Health & Hygiene

Office/Janitorial Supplies

Merchant Services

LED Lighting and MRO Supplies
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News and Special Promotions
  • Two New Purchasing Programs are coming your way in October. Facility Dude is providing Alliance members with discounted pricing on their facility maintenance management software, and Amigo Mobility has created a special program and pricing on their motorized and manual mobility solutions. Watch your inbox in October for announcements on both of these exciting programs.
  • Classic Party Rentals has made it even easier for Alliance members to plan their next great event. Use the new Alliance Purchasing Cooperative Online Event Booking Tool to request services or a quote for your next event. Now is the time to start planning your Fall and Winter events, so act now to take advantage of Classic's special program and Alliance member pricing.
New Online Purchasing Platform Coming Soon to Alliance Members

Keep an eye open for a new and exiting tool coming later this year. The Vendor Centric Purchasing Platform is an online tool that will help you simplify your bidding process streamline your vendor management. 

 

Stay tuned as there's more information to come!

Hand Hygiene Tips for the Cold and Flu Season
GOJO Industries
Health professionals and public health organizations are encouraging the public to take preventive measures this cold and flu season to help prevent the spread of germs that can cause illness. 

With visitors coming in and out of your facility on a daily basis, e veryday hand hygiene is the single most important way to reduce the spread of germs that can cause infection.   Jim Arbogast, Ph.D., GOJO scientist, provides helpful information for everyday hand hygiene to decrease the spread of germs that cause infection.
 
4 Tips for a Successful Rollout of a New Vendor Program
by Tom Rogers, CEO
Vendor Centric

Launching a program with a new vendor isn't as simple as sending out an email that says 'start buying.' (Though it would be great if it were that easy)

 

Depending on the breadth and complexity of the vendor program, it may take a bit of work to do it right. But when done the right way, the ROI on that new vendor relationship will be worth the effort. 

 

Here are 4 things I've learned about rolling out new vendor programs that makes the process go so much smoother. 

 

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