Federal Smarter Buying Initiatives (podcast)

Posted on November 03, 2016

The federal government saved nearly $500 million over the past 5 years through "smarter buying"—such as by leveraging the government's collective buying power for discounts on things like office supplies. But that’s small change compared to the billions of dollars it could have saved.

A team led by Tim DiNapoli, a director in our Acquisition and Sourcing Management team, recently looked into federal smarter buying initiatives. Listen to what they found:

Federal Smarter Buying Initiatives

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