Reduce or eliminate the high-dollar contracts for medical supplies, office supplies, and other supply related items. The same staff that oversee contract compliance can instead look for better pricing. It is irresponsible to enter into a contract for rotating inventory items when those prices are subject to change. Allow us to find the best quality products at the best prices.
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Can a system be set up to share supplies with other offices in the same Districts? Some supplies sit in our offices for what seems years and are never used. Or extra things are ordered because two different people order the same item. If there was a way to post in the inter-department web system (FSIS, FDA, USFS) extra items? Tthese could be sent without the department buying additional items from supply. Examples... more »
Many offices have storage rooms, cabinets, and drawers with excess, unused office supplies. Since our department orders through an online system, we could see who else purchased the item we need and request it before another one is purchased brand new. And/Or, since each POC has only one or two persons who do the ordering, a listserv could be established using Office 2007 so an eblast could be sent to these key personnel... more »
Innovative Office Supplies Program - Web-Based Agency Supply Clubs (ASCs). This program is easy to implement, produces immediate savings, is quantifiable, reduces significant administrative burden, improves the speed of operations, saves money for taxpayers, and helps the environment. This program can produce widespread savings all across government for as long as government exists because every single employee, Federal... more »