LVAIC reviews potential vendors for competitive pricing, consistent service and excellent performance. Vendors with high standards in these areas might be awarded contracts as preferred suppliers for LVAIC members. Click here for the current list of LVAIC preferred suppliers. Please note members do retain the freedom to enter contracts independent of LVAIC, and use other suppliers.
LVAIC also assists members by researching and /or endorsing best-value contracts available. Below are preferred supply sources typically endorsed and utilized by LVAIC members:
- Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)
- Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing (E&I)-via NAEP
- Pennsylvania Department of General Services COSTARS
- U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
If you are interested in becoming a preferred supplier, please consult the Guide to Doing Business with LVAIC.