Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Fleet - Awarded

State Trooper vehicle

New Contract Saves Time and Money on Fleet Purchases

The State of Texas buys a wide range of vehicles for agencies and universities to serve the citizens of Texans. In 2013 a new contract was solicited and awarded for fleet cars and trucks. The new contract is based on a pre-qualified vendor list and annual pricing solicitation with no interim price increases allowed. This improved pricing structure will remove unnecessary risk and allow for greater competition resulting in lower overall prices. The new contract also features fully updated specifications, eliminating many redundancies and inefficiencies associated with previous contracts. In addition, the refined product offerings reduce the administrative burden associated with using, as well as maintaining the contract. Read how local governments are saving on fleet purchases through the State of Texas CO-OP.

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Automobiles and Law Enforcement Vehicles - CPA Term Contract 071-A1

Light and Heavy Duty Trucks - CPA Term Contract 072-A1

The new contract is a multiple award contract with one primary supplier for each vehicle series. Through strategic sourcing, the Strategic Sourcing Division leveraged the state’s vast purchasing power to obtain best value. The bid evaluations were based on a total cost of ownership approach, which included prices for base vehicle, highly utilized options and overall fuel efficiency. This methodology allowed us to make more intelligent awards based on actual purchases and total vehicle costs.

Purchasers can also rest assured that the products available on state contract are backed by terms and conditions written by purchasing professionals and reviewed by legal counsel with decades of combined experience. Furthermore, CPA staff performs all contract management, vendor performance tracking and contract monitoring duties for our statewide contracts.

The state’s vehicle purchasing savings benefit state and local government entities alike. Find available equipment on TxSmartBuy.com. Tip: when searching, check the "Fleet" category box and then conduct your search by keyword.

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