collaborative purchase

collaborative purchase

A method of purchase whereby, in buying similar commodities, buyers for two or more departments exchange information concerning planned purchases in order to minimize competition between them for commodities in the same market.
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The number of individuals working on a collaborative purchase should be limited; however, it may be necessary to have a large team involved behind the scenes to make the process work smoothly.
This article will describe the key processes and strategies the two campus libraries adopted to achieve this goal and recommended best practices pertaining to: coordinating and developing a collaboratively minded team, devising shared goals and expected outcomes, identifying and properly prioritizing relevant e-resources, building interlibrary and vendor relationships, and establishing negotiation and licensing strategies suited towards collaborative purchases.
Following the conclusion of the year-long ERMP project, the Duluth campus has the responsibility of initiating collaborative purchases because of their current budget constraints.
We are very pleased to join with JUSTICE and introduce EEBO as our new collaborative purchase, responding to the requests of Japans scholars and researchers.
These are independent organisations that provide a wide range of collaborative purchase agreements to their member institutions through consensus and the common desire to maximise their purchasing power in the market place.
Tenders are invited for Fingerprint Devices & Software Collaborative Purchase
The new supplement, targeting integrators who work primarily with Fortune 1000 companies and other large organizations, will be the first to address the collaborative purchase process that has developed between integrators and these organizations.
The work will involve 6 industry partners exploring concepts and options for the potential collaborative purchase of an unmanned combat air system (UCAS).
Customers can club together to pay for group bookings, gifts or to make other collaborative purchases easily and securely.
He said the district also would be interested in making collaborative purchases on items such as paper or copy machines with smaller districts.
This feature is perfect for collaborative purchases on big-ticket items, such as automobiles, computers and electronics.
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