This collaboration between Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) and participating Community Care partners aggregates the demand for various goods and services.
As a result, you can enjoy bulk purchase savings, better contract terms and service quality from vendors. Your staff will also spend less time on purchasing items.
Examples of shared procurement initiatives include the bulk purchase of medical and non-medical items for Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs), and IT support services.
News articles on Shared Procurement Services:
• 23 January 2010, Business Times: Cheaper Supplies through Bulk Scheme
• 4 December 2012, Improving quality, Cost and Delivery
to read more about Shared Procurement Services and how to join the programme.