HOW TO PURCHASE
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is a purchasing program is available through membership to all public and private schools, colleges, universities, cities, counties and other government entities in multiple states. If you are a member of TIPS/TAPS you may use the following steps to make purchases:
Note: You may view the list of Awarded Vendor alphabetically by Vendor Name or by Commodity Listing.
Create a purchase order (use your district procedure). Write or type in TIPS/TAPS PURCHASE on the purchase order. Some vendors have specific Contract #'s that must appear on the purchase orders. The Contract # is listed on the Vendor Profile page. Please see the Vendor Page for specific requests.
FAX the purchase order as instructed on the Vendor Page. *If the PO goes directly to the vendor, you are requested to FAX a COPY of the PO to TIPS at 866-839-8472.