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New MOU Creates Exclusive Partnership on Cooperative Procurement
In anticipation of March’s National Procurement Month, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP) and NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement, to collaborate and advocate the value of cooperative procurement.
Through this 3-year agreement, NCPP serves as a “Strategic Advisor” to NIGP, providing assistance on the formation, creation and/or design of cooperative procurement content offered by NIGP. Tammy Rimes, MPA, Executive Director of NCPP states, "we are enthusiastic about this opportunity to advise and provide stellar educational content to support both NIGP and NCPP members. We have begun early collaboration efforts to develop a first-time offered Cooperative Procurement TRACK for the 2020 FORUM conference in Chicago."
Rick Grimm, CPPO, CPPB, FCIPS, NIGP’s Chief Executive Officer states, “I firmly believe that the NCPP/NIGP relationship is greatly beneficial to both parties and will have a profound impact on the education and coordinated activities surrounding the cooperative procurement industry." Read full press release...
The Municipal features Fleet Procurement: New Strategies for Ongoing Challenges
As a department, fleet represents a large part of a government agency—both operationally and budgetarily.
Over the past few years, when faced with budgetary constraints, aging equipment, growing need