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Tuesday, April 12 • 15:00 - 16:30
Save Time & Money with Cooperative Purchasing

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Cooperative procurement has become a widely accepted practice to help local and state governments save time and money. This practice has evolved to cover many products and services fire departments need to purchase. This means fire chiefs and commissioners have another tool to save money and reduce overhead while ensuring they get the products they want for their department. Participants will learn how cooperative procurement programs work and how they can be utilized. Available cooperative purchasing options will be reviewed.

Elements Covered:
  • Public procurement trends
  • Defining cooperative procurement
  • Understanding how cooperative procurement works
  • Discuss best practices in cooperative procurement

Speakers
avatar for Crosby Grindle

Crosby Grindle

President, Cooperative Services, LLC
Crosby is the President of Cooperative Services, LLC and is on the Board of Directors for the Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association (FEMSA). He currently works with Sourcewell to lead their public safety cooperative procurement initiative. Formerly, he served as... Read More →


Tuesday April 12, 2022 15:00 - 16:30 EDT
Pearl Room