Palomar has purchasing agreements with the following purchasing cooperatives
The Local Government Purchasing Cooperative was created to increase the purchasing power of government entities and to simplify their purchasing by using a customized online purchasing system, called the BuyBoard. Combining the purchase power of local governments provides members the leverage to achieve better pricing on products, equipment, and services they use every day. There is power in numbers, and BuyBoard has delivered the vast economies of scale in purchasing products and services to members since 1998.
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)
Palomar has recently been approved for Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Louisiana vendor list. The TIPS purchasing cooperatives have joined together government entities, in multiple states, to increase their buying power in acquiring products and services; lowering administrative procurement costs; and improving overall business performance at each entity. Other benefits include: centralized vendor listing; e-commerce store; toll-free help line; competitively bid procurement process and vendor/member reporting service.
Choice Partners Purchasing Cooperative
Choice Partners purchasing cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet government purchasing requirements. Staff at Choice Partners complete the legal, competitively bid government procurement process so you can immediately access contracts, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase.
Cooperative Educational Services (CES)
Cooperative Educational Services, is a Purchasing Cooperative united by a Joint Powers Agreement to aid Public Schools in New Mexico. CES makes purchasing simple for member institutions andparticipating entities, while saving participants significant amounts of time and money by soliciting bids and proposals and awarding contracts on their behalf.