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Taking Advantage of Cooperative Purchasing Agreements in Oregon & Idaho

Are you a municipality, government agency, or educational institution? In the state of Oregon or Idaho? Want to save time AND money? If you answered yes to all three questions, our cooperative purchasing contracts might be the best option available to you. 

Benefits of Cooperative Purchasing Contracts 

Cooperative purchasing contracts save you money and time by bypassing the traditional bid to request approval through cooperative purchasing networks. With shrinking budgets and increasing demand for quality, cooperative purchasing contracts fill the void so you can receive the best product at the lowest price. Going this route allows you to choose Pacific Mobile as your supplier while fully complying with the procurement requirements of your state.   

Cooperative Purchasing Contracts Pacific Mobile Structures Services in Oregon and Idaho 

Pacific Mobile Structures services the PCA, GSA, TIPS, and KCDA cooperative purchasing contracts in Oregon and Idaho to procure your modular buildings. 

PCA is a national purchasing cooperative active in all 50 states, the U.S. Territories, Canada, and Mexico. It combines experience in contracting to purchase and RFP and RFQ solicitation writing to provide solid and legal contracts across multiple industries and the most technically innovative contracts available for buildings and facilities. 

GSA issues long-term governmentwide contracts that provide federal, state, and local government buyers access to commercial products, services, and solutions at pre-negotiated pricing.  

TIPS/TAPS, or The Interlocal Purchasing System, is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership. Headquartered in Pittsburg, Texas, TIPS provides time and money savings for the education, government, and non-profit sectors. 

The King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) is a public agency whose mission is to provide centralized procurement services to member school districts and public agencies to save them time and money and ensure they comply with all legal procurement requirements. KCDA helps school districts focus their resources in the classroom and assist public agencies in focusing on direct services to the taxpayers. Pacific Mobile Structures is an awarded vendor for permanent modular construction and portable building services through KCDA. 

Get Administrative Office Space Now 

Municipalities, government agencies, and educational institutions alike all need administrative space. Give your facility the facelift it deserves and get the space you need now with any cooperative purchasing agreements. As a licensed general contractor fully staffed with construction professionals, Pacific Mobile can turnkey your entire project and deliver a purpose-built, beautifully finished modular office and administration building. 

Schools, in particular, can benefit from administrative space if enrollment numbers are decreasing to attract new talent, retain top teachers and staff, and provide a more comfortable and effective working environment for faculty. 

How to Use Cooperative Purchasing Contracts 

Becoming a member of a purchasing cooperative is easy and free! Here’s how to get started: 

  1. Call Pacific Mobile or your local representative to let us help you determine which cooperative purchasing contract you will benefit from. 
  2. Once your purchasing cooperative has been determined, sign your membership agreement and wait for the approval. 
  3. When approved, call Pacific Mobile to help you bring your project to fruition. 

The process really is this easy when you’re working with Pacific Mobile. We are here to guide you through the process and be a sounding board for any concerns you may have or assistance you may need. Cooperative purchasing contracts and networks are an effective means to find the highest quality product at the most competitive rates and within your desired timeline. 

What are You Waiting For? 

Get in touch with Patrick to learn more and get started with an administrative building today! Call 360.469.6645 or click the button below to request a quote. 

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