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Purchasing Cooperatives
A purchasing cooperative allows entities to pool together volumes and benefit with cost savings on products and services, save on administrative costs, access more products and service contracts.  Aldine may make use of contracts which have been already bid by co-ops.  Aldine is affiliated with the co-ops listed below via inter-local agreements and/or annual co-op memberships.


Allied States Cooperative- Region 19
http://www.alliedstatescooperative.com/

U.S. General Services Administration (ONLY IT Solutions & Electronics and Law Enforcement, Fire & Security)
http://www.gsaelibrary.gsa.gov/ElibMain/home.do 

Goodbuy Purchasing Cooperative-Region 2
http://purchase.esc2.net/ 

Sourcewell- (Formerly NJPA-National Joint Powers Alliance)
http://njpa.prod.acquia-sites.com/cooperative-purchasing/contracts-vendor-search

BuyBoard- TASB
http://www.buyboard.com

Department of Information Resources- DIR
http://www.dir.state.tx.us

Choice Partners
http://www.choicepartners.org/

HGAC Buy- Harris Galveston Area Council
Http://www.hgacbuy.org

Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities- Pace
http://www.pacecoop.org/

Southeast Texas Cooperative Purchasing Organization- ESC5
https://www.esc5.net/page/SETPC_vendorcoop

National IPA
http://www.nationalipa.org/Pages/default.aspx

Texas Multiple Award Schedule- TXMAS
http://www.txsmartbuy.com/contracts?filterBy=TXMAS

The Interlocal Purchasing System- TIPS
http://www.tips-usa.com

Government Purchasing Alliance- US Communities
http://www.uscommunities.org

Susan Combs Texas Comptrollers of Public Accounts
http://www.window.state.tx.us