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Make Your Meal Program Work for You

Find efficiency, simplification, and compliance with US Foods and Multi-Unit Group

NJPA recently awarded contracts for “Food Products and Distribution with Related Equipment, Supplies, and Services” through solicitation #112917. NJPA contracts are solicited across North America and competitively awarded on behalf of NJPA current and potential government and education member agencies.

Tom Perttula, NJPA manager of contract administration
We support K-12 schools, higher education institutions, prisons, hospitals, and other local and state government entities across North America who have a need to feed their students or residents. It was our goal to ensure we had solutions for everyone. US Foods and Multi-Unit Group offer an extensive line of products and services, and both are eager to serve our members.
Tom Perttula, NJPA manager of contract administration

Providing a meal program for a large group of people is no simple task. Public entities such as schools, hospitals, and correctional facilities, are often faced with the challenge of offering nutritious and federally compliant meals without creating excess waste or breaking their budgets.

Working with a food service program is a great way to take the guesswork out of planning food for hundreds and ensure your entity is compliant. National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) is pleased to offer contracts with two food service vendors.

Following a nationwide competitive solicitation, NJPA re-awarded contracts to US Foods and Multi-Unit Group.

“We support K-12 schools, higher education institutions, prisons, hospitals, and other local and state government entities across North America who have a need to feed their students or residents,” says Tom Perttula, NJPA manager of contract administration. "It was our goal to ensure we had solutions for everyone. US Foods and Multi-Unit Group offer an extensive line of products and services, and both are eager to serve our members.”

Through the contracts, public entities can acquire a wide variety of foodservice products and services to meet federal requirements and satisfy hungry constituents, including food and dairy consumables, meal-planning programs and software, serving and kitchen equipment, paper products and related janitorial supplies, and more.

Purchasing off an NJPA contract streamlines the procurement process for public entities, saving them time and money. Effective as of January 16, 2018, the contracts are available to all NJPA members throughout the US and Canada.

For procurement review documents, please reach out to NJPA Contract Administration Specialist, Lindsey Meech at lindsey.meech@njpacoop.org.

About NJPA

Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota’s nine service cooperatives, we offer training and shared services to our central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, we offer a cooperative purchasing program with over 200 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.