Cooperative Hosts In-Person Distributor Meeting

Cooperative Provides Free and Open Competition to All Distributors Mid-day Thursday, August 1, 2017, nine (9) major players in the K-12 food service industry entered the doors of Lakes Country Service Cooperative to learn more about the food service program, its members, and the upcoming solicitation process it will be conducting with its committed school … Read more

Is Your School Meeting Buy American Guidelines?

Did you know that all School Food Authorities (SFAs) who participate in the National School Lunch (NLSP) or School Breakfast Programs (SBP) are required to purchase, to the maximum extent practicable, domestic commodities or products according to 7 CFR Part 210.21(d) ? The USDA defines a domestic commodity as either being produced in the United States (i.e. … Read more

Altoz – New Vendor!

Are you looking for a zero-turn lawn mower and the accessories to go with it? If so, Altoz precision mowers are now available through CPC. You will work directly with local dealers and receive a 10% discount off MSRP just by asking for the CPC contract. Click here to view additional details on this exciting … Read more

Welcome to Cooperative Purchasing Connection!

Schools, local governments, and nonprofits have full access to the Cooperative Purchasing Connection (CPC). We offer a wide variety of competitively solicited contracts for capital projects, copiers, furniture, classroom and office supplies and more! Not only do you get great pricing, certain suppliers offer free shipping, free consultations and extended warranties. Review all of the … Read more

Cooperative Continues Outreach to South Dakota

Great conversations at the South Dakota SNA Conference The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative attended the South Dakota SNA Conference held in Watertown, South Dakota last week.  While the hot topic of the season continues to be proper and competitive procurement, SWWC offered up tips and an  overview of the upcoming solicitation process to all attendees.  … Read more