Show Me State approves Toro for cooperative pact
Missouri has approved a contract for Toro equipment through the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint. The contract, approved by the state, provides state agencies access to competitive pricing for a selection of Toro products, including commercial mowers, turf renovation equipment, utility vehicles and other products. All state agencies and other authorized users can use the contract.
With approval of the contract, Missouri state agencies now have the opportunity to purchase grounds care equipment at a competitive rate. Tim Hay, Cooperative Development Coordinator for NASPO ValuePoint, said the pact will enable state agencies and others authorized to use state contracts with exclusive access and pricing for Toro products.
NASPO ValuePoint is the official cooperative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). The organization’s goal is to advance the field of public procurement through an emphasis on education and professional development. The organization’s membership includes directors from each of the 50 states. The group keeps its membership informed through conferences, research, publications and member benefit programs.
Authorized users should reference the current copy of the contract award before purchasing from the contract. The state of Missouri contract number for MTI Distributing is: C114030006. The state of Missouri contract number for Professional Turf Products is: C114030005. Both contracts are set to expire on November 4, 2017.
Since 1993, NASPO ValuePoint has been the cooperative purchasing arm of NASPO. It is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions and other eligible entities.