As opening day for the new Atlanta Braves Stadium approached, the Purchasing Department was tasked with procuring public safety supplies with a must-meet deadline. Read how Club Car and Safeware-Mallory contracts made it happen.
Exhibit hall lighting upgrades have helped to significantly reduce energy usage and related maintenance by an estimated 318,230W per day. Click here for the PDF.
The City of Ocean City had some business issues to address when implementing a new doc management solution. Through the U.S. Communities' Ricoh contract, they added machines and save $44,517 a year. Learn More.
Harford County Public Schools finds a solution and savings for their new school with Fisher Science Education. for the PDF.
Municipality had a electricity contract that was expiring and was looking to reduce costs with electricity procurement. By utilizing the Tradition Energy contract through U.S. Communities, the city maximized their savings on electricity procurement and improved their procurement efficiencies. for the PDF.
Ricoh helps Shawnee Mission School District significantly lower costs, encourage greater collaboration, revitalize its print center, reduce its environmental impact and make information work for all of its teachers, students and staff. RESULTS: 50% drop in printing, $750,000 hard costs/paper savings and over 5,000 trees saved. Click here for the PDF.
Applied Industrial Technologies provided the right solution for Harford County Public Schools' freezer project while saving time and money. for the PDF.
Newport News finds a solution and savings for their emergency rental equipment with Hertz Equipment Rental. for the PDF.
Published: Government Product News, December 2017
Kirkland, Wash., purchasing team drives efficiencies through cooperative buys. Meeting the procurement needs in Kirkland, Wash., a city of almost 88,000 on the eastern shore of Lake Washington, is a major task with increasing demands, says its purchasing agent, Greg Piland. Click here for the full article.
Arizona County Scores Impressive Savings with Cooperative IT Staffing Contract
Published: Government Product News, August 2016
Maricopa County’s Temporary Staffing Cooperative Agreement, a national cooperative contract through U.S. Communities, has generated first-year savings of $275,000. Click here for the full article.
Published: U.S. Mayor, December 2014
Houston was the first city in Texas to install smart water meters to improve accuracy, reduce waste, and lower costs. Houston has seen a 50% decrease in lost revenue to service non-contract service and has reduced work orders by 40%. for the full article.
Columbia Mayor Stephen Benjamin Keynotes U.S. Communities Summit
Published: U.S. Mayor, September 2015
U.S. Communities presents Customer Appreciation Award to the city of Columbia Purchasing Team during Summit. The Summit was held by the City of Columbia, South Carolina where the city’s mayor addressed the U.S. Communities purchasing program. Click here for the full article.