At some point, your organization will face an emergency – whether it’s a natural disaster or human-made. These emergencies can be make-or-break moments for procurement teams. The key to surviving and even thriving in a time of crisis is planning.
Cooperative purchasing helps public agencies, educational institutions and nonprofits stay on budget while delivering efficiencies. All procurement professionals strive to stay on top of procurement best practices and get the most out of their resources. These five tips will help you get the most out of your cooperative purchasing partnership.
Public entities like state and local government agencies, educational institutions and nonprofits all face ever-tightening budgets and constant expense pressures. Cooperative purchasing is a well-known strategy for reducing costs and adding efficiencies.
Here are five ways cooperative purchasing improves the public procurement process.
Employers should be aware of the dangers excessive heat has on employees. Hazards of heat exposure are most commonly associated with summer months, however, certain jobs can have extreme heat all year round, like foundry and boiler room work. Physical exertion coupled with heat and humidity can cause more than just discomfort. These variables can lead to a number of heat-related illnesses, some of which can be very dangerous. Make sure you know the signs of heat stress and how to prevent it.
In a time where fitness, sports, and promoting the physical well-being of our communities is at the forefront, educational and governmental segments are leading the way. These entities are updating and renovating their athletics endeavors by incorporating sustainability and safety, as well as bringing modern technologies more into focus. And when it comes to knowing the latest athletics trends to help guide these efforts, OMNIA Partners and our robust portfolio of world-class suppliers are in a league of our own.
K-12 schools, colleges and universities are surrounded by technology that would have been unthinkable even a decade ago. Interactive tools have transformed online and blended learning from passive experiences to active, engaging environments that allow students to work together on projects tailored to their specific needs and interests. Next-generation education emphasizes collaboration and interactivity, whether students are in the classroom, learning from outside experts or working on their own time. But this new learning environment will only be as effective as the supplies and tools educators have at their fingertips. And no one knows this better and can deliver upon these modern education needs than OMNIA Partners and our robust portfolio of world-class suppliers.
OMNIA Partners knows exactly where facility management is, and more importantly, exactly where it’s going.
We stay plugged into every trend so we can deliver the largest and most experienced network of industry-leading suppliers known to the facilities world. Are you ready to take advantage of your participation with OMNIA Partners and reach the next level?
Prevention is better than cure when it comes to any illness, and influenza is no exception. Each year, on average, 5-20% of the U.S. population gets the flu, tens of thousands are hospitalized and thousands die from flu-related illness. The physical consequences can be as dire as it gets, but the monetary ramifications suffer from intense infection as well. The flu costs businesses an estimated $10.4 billion a year in direct medical expenses and an additional $16.3 billion in lost earnings annually. OMNIA Partners and our robust portfolio of world-class suppliers can help companies protect employees’ health and reduce losses in productivity and revenue.
The office supplies sector is undergoing a transformation that is reshaping the entire industry. Customer demands are changing, technology is shifting, and traditional office supply products are evolving. No one is better equipped to help you and your business stay miles ahead of these trends than OMNIA Partners and its robust portfolio of world-class suppliers. OMNIA Partners provides access to the office products, business machines and office furniture essential to keeping your work environment thriving as business needs continue to evolve.