20.1 Purchases from joint and/or cooperative procurements (non-GSA Schedule 70)

20.1.7 Sourcing and issuing the solicitation

In order to maximize efforts intended to increase supplier responsiveness, take these actions when issuing joint and/or cooperative solicitations:

  • Use supplier sourcing lists from all prospective joint and/or cooperative purchasing members.
  • Advertise the procurement in all participating localities, regions or states in accordance with their prevailing laws or regulations.
  • Designate and provide contact information for a single point of contact for supplier inquiries and communication.