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U.S. Communities Announces New Online Marketplace Contract with Amazon Business

February 17, 2017
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is excited to announce a new online marketplace contract with Amazon Business.
 
Registered participants of the U.S. Communities program can now utilize the Amazon Business Marketplace. Amazon Business has been awarded an exclusive multi-year contract through a competitive solicitation process and detailed evaluation conducted by lead public agency, Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia. The contract term is for five years to Jan. 18, 2022, with the option to renew for three additional two-year periods. To learn more about this new contract, register for a complimentary 30-minute webinar.
 
With access to millions of products, tax-exempt purchasing and dynamic pricing, Amazon Business is a powerful procurement option for your organization with the compliance you trust from U.S. Communities. Amazon Business features:
  • Multi-user accounts: Connect your team, create purchasing groups to match your organization structure and share payment methods;
  • Approval workflows: Customize your order approvals, set spending limits and manage your organization's buying on Amazon Business; and
  • Reporting and analytics: Track and monitor spending within your organization with dynamic charts and data tables. 
To learn more about this contract with Amazon Business, register for one of the 30-minute webinars. If you are unable to attend one of the webinar dates, contact U.S. Communities for additional information.
 
Webinars
 
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m.
Register online
 
Thursday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.
Register online
 
For additional information on Amazon Business or the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance visit www.uscommunities.org or contact Amanda Cadelago with the League at (916) 658-8226.
 
About U.S. Communities
 
The U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance, a strategic partner of the League of California Cities, is a government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide. U.S. Communities provides world class procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education, and nonprofits. State and local governments have access to a broad line of competitively solicited contracts with best in class national suppliers.


 
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