OMNIA Partners is the leading national government purchasing cooperative, providing world class government procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, and nonprofits looking for the best overall supplier government pricing.
Tradition Energy, the nation’s largest and most experienced energy management and procurement advisor, recently helped the City of Green Bay, Wis., reduce its natural gas procurement costs by approximately 20% for more than 50 of its facilities. The City of Green Bay utilized a cooperative purchasing contract – available through U.S. Communities (now part of […]
North Carolina State University (NC State University) needed to streamline and automate their ordering and invoicing process for the faculty and staff while reducing costs and risks. Its solution was to build an interactive user interface and rely on Graybar for the electrical, data communications and security products as well as Graybar’s contract terms and […]
U.S. Communities has announced a new contract for equipment and truck rentals with Herc Rentals and Big Truck Rental. This contract, awarded by Charlotte, N.C., starts Nov. 1 with a five-year initial term with the option to renew for two additional two-year periods. U.S. Communities is committed to outstanding procurement, simplified. Whether customers are interested […]
The sheer range of dynamic and emerging fraud tactics can impede agencies from achieving security. These threats must be met with a variety of identity proofing and management tactics. Without monitoring, performance assessments and tuning, a singular and static identity proofing strategy can be exposed by evolving schemes and the use of high-quality compromised identity […]
Local government budgets are still sluggish. The National League of Cities’ (NLC) newest “City Fiscal Conditions” report, due to be released soon, says, “cities are still recovering from the Great Recession and shouldering the country’s residual economic burden.” The NLC report summary says local economies are growing, but local governments have had to make sizeable tradeoffs to […]