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Cooperative Purchasing

Cooperative purchasing can help governmental agencies procure high-quality assets with fewer resources, while benefitting from the support of dependable local dealers. Get Cat® machines, work tools, power systems, trucks and dealer services with agreements from the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) and the City of Tucson (National IPA).

If you procure heavy equipment for states, counties or other municipalities, you face a host of challenges every day. How do you succeed? Learn how cooperative purchasing may be an effective strategy.

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Step 1: Know Your Procurement Code

Find out if the procurement code in your state or province allows the use of cooperative purchasing contracts.

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Step 2: Find the Right Contract

Caterpillar has been awarded two national cooperative contracts through which equipment and power systems can be purchased. Talk to your Cat dealer to determine the right contract and see how they can save time and reduce risk, while delivering the benefits of a strong local dealer relationship.

National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA - Contract #032515-CAT)

Through the extensive Cat dealer network, NJPA members will be able to select from over 120 models spanning 14 product families. In addition to the breadth of products, the Cat dealer network will deliver the exceptional service and support our customers have grown to expect.

Visit the NJPA website - Contract #032515-CAT »

Contract Documentation, NJPA contract #032515-CAT

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National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA - City of Tucson Contract #120377)

Through the National IPA contract, governmental agencies can procure heavy equipment, power systems, accessories and related services through Caterpillar's industry-leading North American dealer network.

View Contract #120377 Brochure »

Visit the National IPA website to view contract documentation »

 

Additional Contract Options

Many Cat dealers work with local and state organizations to secure additional cooperative purchasing options. If you would like to learn more about contracts available in your area, find your closest dealer now.

 


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