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State: New contract saves $3M yearly on office supplies

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on April 19, 2012 at 10:50 am with No Comments »
April 19, 2012 12:31 pm

The state Enterprise Services agency announced it has issued new contracts for purchasing that it believes will save 21 percent or $2.9 million a year on office supplies. The new contract splits the supplier role in two – letting Office Depot supply paper and office supplies and Office Pal supply ink products and toner.

The move comes less than a month after state lawmakers also passed a procurement bill that will further consolidate state purchasing through the Department of Enterprise Services. The reforms will subject contractors to greater scrutiny, including disqualification for misconduct.

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