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Nov012017

SupplyWorks, A Home Depot Company, has been awarded the new U.S. Communities contract for cleaning supplies, equipment and custodial related products, services and solutions.

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Jun272017

New contract for playground equipment provides participating agencies with solutions at best pricing.

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Jun082017

U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is first cooperative program to earn NAC distinction.

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Jun062017

We are excited to announce a new contract for tractors, mowing equipment, implements, parts and service.

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May012017

Ted Qualli Jr., a beloved janitor and U.S. veteran, takes home the custodial crown

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Apr112017

The Home Depot has been awarded U.S. Communities’ contract for Paint and Paint Supplies

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Feb222017

New MRO Contract Provides Comprehensive Solutions Making It Easier Than Ever to Get the Supplies You Need at Competitive Prices

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Feb162017

Backpacks Filled with School Supplies for Students in Need – Thanks to Advisory Board Members, Sponsors and Supplier Partners

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Feb072017

We’ve just made it easier for educational and public-sector organizations to get the supplies they need.

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Jan172017

Acro Service Corporation and Knowledge Services Provide Multiple Staffing Options to Meet Your Specific Needs

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Jan172017

Advance to supply more than 55,000 participating U.S. Communities agencies with quality automotive parts and services

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Jan052017

Innovative waste and recycling solutions for public agencies from a world-leading manufacturer of roll-out carts, recycle bins and commercial containers.

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Dec212016

U.S. Communities Welcomes the National Governors Association as a National Sponsor and Member of the U.S. Communities Foundation Board of Directors

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Nov012016

Data and analytic solutions enable state and local government agencies to help consumers and better serve their communities for the future

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Sep202016

Contract eliminates RFPs and Streamlines the Purchasing Process

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Aug262016

We are excited to announce that we are donating $1825 to the three charities on your behalf. In addition, U.S. Communities will match the donations on your behalf for a total of $3650 to charity.

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Jun152016

Trane Announces Significant Centrifugal Chiller Line Expansion and Services for the United States and Canada

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Jun012016

Farber Specialty Vehicles has been awarded U.S. Communities’ contract for Specialty Vehicles, Equipment and Accessories and any Related Equipment, Supplies and Services.

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Apr282016

New competitively-solicited technology contract enables government agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations access to overall best government pricing for leading technology solutions.

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Mar152016

Language Select has been awarded U.S. Communities’ contract for foreign language interpretation, translation services and related services and solutions.

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Feb082016

The City of Kansas City was recognized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and was presented an award during their Winter Meeting.

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Jan192016

Webinar speakers say that communications and commitment are key to maintaining those partnerships.

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Jan142016

Cooperative purchasing efforts to offer public agencies discounted access to newly-approved treatment

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Nov192015

We are excited to announce that we are the recipients of The NLC Distinguished Service to Cities Award. NLC has recognized our efforts in helping cities save time and money.

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Oct292015

U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance proudly honors organizations that are leaders in saving dollars through the use of cooperative purchasing. The use of government purchasing cooperatives is recognized as a procurement best practice by NIGP -- The Institute for Public Procurement.

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Oct262015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In conjunction with President Obama’s announcement of local, state and federal efforts to address the growing problem of opioid misuse and abuse, local leaders today announced a new cooperative purchasing agreement to expand public agencies’ access to potentially lifesaving opioid...

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Oct132015

Democracy Live announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide innovative balloting tools to the public sector through U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance.

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Sep282015

During the Iowa Association of School Business Officials 2015 Fall Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. Communities and our supplier partners had the opportunity to help with their 1st Annual Box Packing Service event for Operation Christmas.

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Aug122015

We are excited to announce that we are donating nearly $1500 to the three charities on your behalf. In addition, U.S. Communities will match the donations on your behalf for a total of nearly $3000 to charity.

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Jul142015

Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announced that its acclaimed Public Sector Practice has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide innovative consulting services through U.S. Communities.

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Jul012015

Contract offers unequaled value, exceptional service and a world-class product offering to school districts nationwide.

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Jun102015

Contract provides agencies with solutions that will capture, monitor, and manage their overall travel spend in order to maximize their savings.

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Feb262015

U.S. Communities, the nation’s the leading national government purchasing cooperative serving local government and not-for-profit organizations, is excited to welcome the National Governors Association as the newest sponsor of the U.S. Communities program.

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Feb242015

Contract Eliminates RFPs and Accelerates the Purchasing Process

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Feb242015

Columbia ParCar Corp. is a leading American manufacturer of small task-oriented electric vehicles. These vehicles are used as transportation solutions in the public, private and government sectors. Columbia today announced that it has been awarded a contract to distribute Utility, Transportation and...

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Feb172015

500 Backpacks Filled with School Supplies for Students in Need Thanks to Advisory Board Members, Sponsors and Supplier Partners

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Jan132015

Drive Savings and Efficiencies with Access to a Competitively Bid National Pharmaceutical and Medical-Surgical Supply Contracts Covering More than 100,000 Products

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Jan062015

Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to distribute telecommunications and security supplies and accessories to...

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Dec022014

We are excited to continue our partnership with Garland/DBS, Inc. through the award of a new contract with lower pricing and expanded service offerings.

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Aug052014

Today, schools are challenged with tighter budgets, limited resources and high expectations to provide healthier meals. We are excited to announce that Premier has been awarded a three-year contract to provide K-12 Food Products and Distribution through U.S. Communities. This new contract will help...

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May202014

We are excited to announce that DLT Solutions has been awarded a three-year contract to provide Oracle products, services and solutions through U.S. Communities. Maricopa County, Arizona served as the lead public agency and awarded DLT Solutions this exclusive contract after carefully evaluating...

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Apr012014

KONE Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply elevator and escalator service and maintenance through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The City and County of Denver, Colorado served as the lead public agency and awarded KONE the contract after...

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Apr012014

NAPLES, FL – April 1, 2014 – Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (hertzequip.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), has been awarded a new contract with the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance™ ("U.S. Communities™"), continuing their five year partnership for...

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Mar252014

BOULDER, COLO. — March 25, 2014 — BI Incorporated, the U.S. leader for electronic monitoring products and services, has entered an exclusive agreement with U.S. Communities, the leading national government purchasing alliance. 

This exclusive contract was awarded through a competitive solicitation...

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Mar182014

CHELMSFORD, Mass., March 18, 2014 — Kronos Incorporated today announced that it has been awarded the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance workforce management contract. This is the first time that the U.S. Communities has provided a competitively solicited contract for workforce...

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Mar112014

BROWN DEER, WI, MARCH 11, 2014 – TAPCO today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply traffic control  products and solutions to participants in the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. Barron County, WI served as the lead public agency and awarded TAPCO the contract...

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Feb012014

More than 450 Deserving Students Now Have Backpacks, School Supplies Thanks to Program Participants, Suppliers and Board Members 

U.S. Communities, the leading national government and education purchasing cooperative, encouraged philanthropy by raising awareness for underprivileged school children...

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Nov182013

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – November 18, 2013: U.S. Communities, the nation’s leading national government purchasing cooperative serving local government and not-for-profit organizations, supports the Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) decision to create a first-of-its-kind accreditation and seal of...

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Oct222013

Indianapolis, IN – October 22, 2013—Independent Stationers, the industry’s most progressive independent dealer group and the leader in providing value-added programs and services to its members, announced that it was awarded an exclusive contract to provide school supplies and teaching aids to the...

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Aug132013

Governments Will Maximize Savings On Energy Expenditures While Improving Procurement Efficiency
STAMFORD, CT, August 13, 2013 — Tradition Energy announced today that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide energy consulting and management services to the participants in the U.S....

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Jul262013

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) today announced the appointment of Orange County Commissioner of General Services James Burpoe to the NYS Advisory Board of U.S. Communities, a national purchasing cooperative that is designed to provide lower cost and best value products and...

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Jun042013

MALVERN, PA, June 4, 2013 – Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply multifunction products (MFPs) and related services to participants in the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. Fairfax County, Va., served as the lead agency and...

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Apr032013

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2013 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply electrical commodities and services to...

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