Stretching Every Dollar with Smarter Spending
The State Purchasing teams award and manage hundreds of statewide contracts on behalf of more than 200 state agencies and 1,900 local government CO-OP members.
With a massive marketplace and billions of dollars in purchasing power, Texas offers abundant opportunities for vendors of a wide variety of goods and services, including minority- and women-owned businesses. Texas is focused on maximizing best value in purchasing through a continuous process of analysis and optimization that promises additional efficiencies and cost savings.
State Purchasing Highlights
State Contract Helps Austin Save & Reflect
The city of Austin leveraged the state's buying power to cut the cost of street signs and road safety equipment.
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Spotlight on Influenza Vaccine Contract 269-A3
State and local purchasers can look to state contract 269-A3 for flu vaccines and reserve next year's supply starting late February to March. Learn how UT-Austin's Health Services manages their demand »
Local Governments and Purchasing Efficiency
Looking to save more dollars and cents? Find out more about the state purchasing services for local governments.
Training and Certification
Find out more about the Training and Certification Update on Contract Management SB1681 and certification requirements.