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About National IPA

About National IPA

​​​National IPA saves you time and money. Participating in the cooperative buying power of more than 48,000 entities allows you to pay less for products and reduce administrative costs, which helps you do more with less. So why is National IPA so effective at creating more economical buying opportunities for you? Because we offer strength in numbers and years of government purchasing experience, you can have confidence in every contract. 

Contracts are competitively solicited, evaluated and awarded by a government entity acting as the lead agency.

Contracts are awarded utilizing industry best practices, processes and procedures, ensuring maximum value and absolute security with complete​​ transparency of the process.

Most experienced cooperative team in public procurement, cooperative purchasing and supply chain management.

Founding Member of National Coalition for Public Procurement.​

Robust portfolio of quality contracts.​​​ 

In these days of dwindling dollars, you want a partner who can help strengthen your buying position, reliably and consistently. 


 


 What Differentiates National IPA?

Portfo​​​​​lio​​​​​​​

National IPA has the most robust portfolio​ of quality contracts in the cooperative space! Our agreement portfolio has everything your organization needs ​to run ​efficiently and effectively.

People​​​​

National IPA has the most experienced cooperative team in public procurement, cooperative purchasing and supply chain management. With over 150 combined years of public procurement experience and over 275 years of cooperative purchasing experience, you can trust that you are in good hands with our team!



Process​​​​

C​​​ontracts are competitively solicited and publicly awarded by a government entity. Awards are made utilizing the best processes and procedures ensuring ​maximum value and absolute security with complete transparency of the process. The Lead Agency Model is considered to be a best practice in the industry!

​Participation​​​​​​

Participating in the cooperative buying power of more than 48​,000 entities allows you to pay less for products and reduce administrative costs, which helps you do more with less! We are the fastest growing in the market, resulting in the largest purchasing power to save you valuable time and resources!​

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Partners

        • ​Our partners are nationally-recognized, industry leading suppliers and manufacturers. You don't have to sacrifice great quality for a great price!

    • Some of our top-notch partners include: 

 

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​Principal Lead Agencies 

            • Our lead agencies are considered to be the best in public procurement. They adhere to the highest standards of procurement so you can feel secure knowing that you are in full compliance of industry regulations!


​​​Award Winning Agencies

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The following lead agencies are proud recipients of the 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP​) Award:​
City of Rochester Hills, MI
County of Sacramento, CA
City of Tucson, AZ