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E & I logo E&I Cooperative Purchasing Awards 'Spend Analytics' Contract

Spikes Cavell Analytic Inc., is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the competitively solicited 'Spend Analytics' contract (CNR01319) by E&I Cooperative Purchasing.

E&I Cooperative Purchasing's 2,000 member institutions are now able to purchase the full range of Spikes Cavell spend and contract analytics products and services at preferential rates.

The E&I Cooperative Purchasing (E&I) contract award enhances Spikes Cavell's long standing and successful strategic alliances with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) and the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP).

Gary Link, E&I Cooperative Purchasing Senior Vice President - Contracts said: "E&I's members are under considerable pressure to save money and better spend and contract visibility is critical to that effort. Throughout the solicitation process Spikes Cavell consistently demonstrated that 'spend analytics' needn't take forever, consume lots of institutional resources or cost the earth. Our member institutions now have easy and affordable access to Spikes Cavell's class leading spend analytics and related products and services."

Luke Spikes, Spikes Cavell's Chief Executive said: "We're delighted to have emerged victorious from a thorough competitive solicitation run by E&I. We look forward to leveraging our extensive experience of delivering improved spend and contract visibility for the benefit of E&I member institutions in their quest to deliver cash savings."

About E&I Cooperative Purchasing

Educational & Institutional Cooperative Service, Inc. is a not-for-profit buying cooperative established by members of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) to provide goods and services to members at the best possible value. The Cooperative is owned by its membership of more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12, hospitals, medical research institutions and hospital purchasing organizations located throughout the United States.

E&I Cooperative Purchasing, in collaboration with the purchasing community and NAEP, strives to be the primary conduit for inter-collegiate group purchasing activities by aggregating knowledge, spend and technology to lower costs for its Member Institutions and Business Partners.

Published: 1/9/2012

TAGS: E&I, spend analysis, education, Spikes Cavell, public sector, contract visibility, spend visibility, NAEP

"The spend analysis was something that was sorely needed at Tampa. Spikes Cavell and the Observatory are going to help us streamline in a lot of areas."

Gregory Spearman - City of Tampa