What is a BuyBoard number?
Contact us for member questions, vendor questions, or other general inquiries about the BuyBoard,: Phone: 800.695.2919.
What is a BuyBoard contract?
What is BuyBoard? BuyBoard was developed to comply with state laws that require governmental entities to make purchases from an approved list of vendors who have gone through a competitive procurement process. Membership Registration with BuyBoard is FREE.
Is BuyBoard a GPO?
University of Texas System Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) Accreditation (pdf): BuyBoard is accredited by The University of Texas System.
How does Texas BuyBoard work?
The Cooperative analyzes and makes award recommendations for products and services that have been submitted through a competitive proposal invitation process. All awarded items or catalogs will be posted on a secure website, called the BuyBoard, so that Cooperative members can search for and select items.
How do I join BuyBoard?
Membership is free and as easy as completing one of the appropriate membership agreements: Local governmental entities (including open enrollment and college/university charter schools) or other political subdivisions located in Texas must complete the Interlocal Agreement (pdf).
What is a BuyBoard fee?
There is a two percent service fee charged to vendors for each of their purchase orders transmitted through the BuyBoard. The Purchasing Cooperative will calculate those charges and will invoice vendors on a monthly basis.
How do I become a vendor for a BuyBoard?
Register with the BuyBoard….The six-step registration process includes:
- Accepting the BuyBoard terms and conditions.
- Providing your company information.
- Providing primary address information.
- Vendor classification.
- Providing primary user information.
- Reviewing & Submitting the registration.
What is Texas Smart Buy?
The Texas SmartBuy Membership Program empowers state funded local buyers such as cities, counties and school districts with access to the same best value and competitively bid statewide contracts as our state agencies.
What is a buy board vendor?
What is the BuyBoard Purchasing Cooperative? Its purpose is to obtain the benefits and efficiencies that can accrue to members of a cooperative, to comply with state procurement requirements, and to identify qualified vendors of commodities, goods, and services.
What is tip vendor?
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership. TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center located in Pittsburg, Texas.
What is the ESBD?
The Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD) is a website where state agencies post bid opportunities valued at $25,000 or more. Vendors can view the newest postings for all state agencies, the solicitations of a particular state agency, or search by type of contract requested.
Who are the vendors for buyboard in Texas?
BuyBoard Current Texas Vendors Vendor Adddress 1 City State Zip Effective Expiration Contract Name
Where can I get a buyboard proposal tabulation sheet?
All proposal tabulation sheets are available in PDF format and may take a few minutes to download. If you have questions regarding any sheet, please contact the Procurement Department at 800.695.2919 or e-mail [email protected].
How is the marketplace made possible by buyboard?
The extensive marketplace that BuyBoard offers is made possible by a long list of members representing a purchasing capacity in the billions each year—and participating entities have already met competitive procurement requirements by utilizing BuyBoard.