During the workday, how often do you get caught up on the price of a product you’re working to procure? There’s no fault in your attention to detail and tendency to spend too much time on transactions. Your dedication is valued as your school or organization relies on you to manage purchase orders, RFPs, invoices, delivery schedules, and all involved documentation, even when you might not have enough time or resources.
Sanitation and safety have always played a critical role in the lives of emergency responders and public safety professionals. The use of disinfecting products in emergency vehicles and public safety facilities promotes a trustworthy environment when properly used.
Understanding how to avoid the uncertainties associated with the misuse of cleaning products is more important than ever. Eliminate confusion on and off the job with these tips from GOJO®.
Last month ALC Schools brought awareness to Cyber Security Awareness Month and sat down with their own Chief Technology Officer Bryan Glenn and Security Administrator Brian Kwiecinski to discuss student data protection. Keep reading for the interview transcript.
Alton Campbell, co-author, serves as vice president, higher education for OMNIA Partners, Public Sector. He leads a national team of regional managers who bring strategic contract solutions to colleges and universities.
Utilizing cooperative purchasing empowers participants to access and leverage immense buying power to achieve more value, time, and cost-savings. It’s no wonder why the higher education space partners with cooperative purchasing organizations such as OMNIA Partners, the most experienced cooperative and free connector to drive excellence and meet strategic goals, particularly in a time when the pandemic has squeezed budgets.
We have witnessed a growth in higher education spending, largely accelerated by the pandemic, in information technology, air filtration, and furniture. When it comes to investments in these major categories, OMNIA Partners has an extensive portfolio of suppliers who offer solutions.
KOMPAN can make it possible to choose lower carbon emissions by picking products that are either born green or made green.
For a brighter future for our children, we all must carry the responsibility of lowering carbon emissions. According to United Nations, we need to cut carbon by 45% before 2030 in order to keep temperature increase to only 1.5 degrees.
The floor is one of the first things customers and visitors notice when entering a building, and a dirty or damaged floor will most certainly catch their unwanted attention. With more and more public sector buildings reopening across the country, it’s imperative to ensure a positive first impression. Now, more than ever, facility managers at schools and government agencies need to develop and implement a comprehensive floor care strategy that enhances a building’s appearance while also providing health and safety benefits to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19.
With the wealth of information on air purifying and disinfecting available for school safety and sanitation today, many administrators are looking for guidance on best practices to utilize in and out of the classroom.
By leveraging cooperative purchasing, participants of OMNIA Partners can benefit from our cooperative contract with MeTEOR Education to ensure their schools are operating at maximum safety for students and faculty alike.
Network Distribution® (Network) is a global distribution organization supported by the power of local expertise that provides participants of OMNIA Partners with industry expertise, customizable programs, and products from the industry's top suppliers. By leveraging the Network cooperative contract offered through the OMNIA Partners cooperative program, a suburban county in the Pacific Northwest was able to "piggyback" off of the Lead Agency’s contract where competitive costs for name-brand janitorial supplies were already evaluated and publicly awarded.
Why You Need an Alcohol Monitoring Program
Alcohol abuse is a contributing factor in thousands of crimes committed in the U.S each year. COVID-19 and social-distancing protocols have only added to alcohol-related crimes. Alcohol sales increased 21% from June 2019 to June 2020, along with violent crime. Commonly associated with drinking and driving traffic fatalities, research proves that alcohol is an integral part of most crime. The influence of alcohol and addiction creates problems at every level of the corrections process; therefore, it’s important that agencies have an effective alcohol monitoring program in place.
In any facility, infection prevention begins and ends with the reduction or elimination of human exposure to harmful germs. Effective surface hygiene is critical to helping achieve this goal. To ensure proper surface sanitization and disinfection, Kimberly-Clark Professional shares valuable information to help participants of OMNIA Partners understand the different methods, effectiveness, and factors that can impact performance.