Cooperative purchasing for the fire-rescue service 

A How-to Guide to Cooperative Purchasing for Fire-Rescue Service Leaders

Chances are good that you didn't choose a career in the fire-rescue service because you loved administrative work–especially procurement.

Procurement experts know that cooperative purchasing is a well-established government procurement tool designed to save time, save money, and provide greater flexibility with choice.

A cooperative purchasing organization has a portfolio of contracts with a wide range of contracted suppliers who make everything from engines to envelopes, PPE to pumpers, and training tools to turnout gear. Importantly, these publicly solicited contracts are likely compliant with the requirements of your city, state, or other local government.

In our new book on cooperative purchasing for leaders in the fire-rescue service, you'll learn:

  • How to simplify, streamline, and speed up the procurement process
  • About the equipment, products, and services you can buy through cooperative purchasing
  • Questions to ask to determine whether this approach is right for your agency
  • How fire service leaders like you around the country are benefiting

Download the guide to learn more and share with your agency and procurement staff.