Cooperative Bidding and Purchasing
CoSer: 620.010, 620.500
Cooperative Bidding and Purchasing provides a growing number of participating public school districts, other BOCES and municipalities with a sophisticated computerized resource enabling them to fill buying needs efficiently and cost-effectively. Our team creates detailed, reliable specifications and award criteria for supplies, equipment and public works projects. Possible vendors are then identified, invitations are publicized and distributed, and bid awards are managed within the parameters set for its members.
The Cooperative Bidding and Purchasing website makes cooperative bid contract data available to participating districts and allows vendors access to examine the bid calendar, see open bid opportunities and apply to join the vendor list.
In addition, participating districts are offered a data-transfer utility, which sends bid pricing directly to financial software for generation of purchase orders.