Member Services

Cooperative Purchasing

Benefits of Using the Cooperative Purchasing Connection:

  • Volume Counts!
    The combined purchasing power of our nearly 1,500 member agencies create substantial discounts on products available from our more than 50 partnered vendors.

    Convenient Ordering!
    Purchase directly from the vendors and order only what you need, when you need it.

    Satisfies Bid Requirements!
    Our formal bids and RFPs satisfy the Minnesota competitive bidding requirements so you can purchase off our contracts without needing to bid on your own. Saving you time and money!
    Minnesota statute §123A.21 and 471.345 subdivision 15
    North Dakota statute §54-40.3 of the North Dakota Century Code
    South Dakota statute §5-18A-37

    Expertise On Your Side!
    The statewide Cooperative Purchasing Connection team has experience working with members and vendors. This established relationship is the foundation of our assurance on great pricing, quality, and service.

    Vendor contracts are established through a formal bid process conducted by Minnesota Service Cooperatives (MSC).