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Department of Veterans Affairs

Expand vendors for competition

Don't put limits on who we can purchase from. You give us this tiny list with a few vendors. They can charge us outrageous sums for stuff I could get for 70% less on Amazon or some other online retailer or even at my own onsite retail store.
In my service, I needed to buy HDMI cables for 12 TVs... they were almost 20.00 apiece. Amazon was having a sale for same quality and length cords for .98 plus 3.98 S&H. I could have... more »

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Combine Orders For Purchased Items To Reduce Vendor Costs

Expand the communication and coordination between all purchasing and contracting service groups from the various Government departments and agencies to negotiate lower vendor costs for items purchased. Have one purchasing individual from each department and agency meet together monthly to discuss and implement cost cutting strategies and techniques throughout the Government. By combining all the various departments... more »

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