Several suppliers are also available as fulfillment partners for certain framework contracts nationwide. The fulfillment partners are indicated in the following contracts in the pricing and order documents. A restocking tax equal to 25% of the net purchase price (before taxes) is paid by the customer if the above conditions are met. The customer is responsible for the return costs. However, if an error was caused by the CI, no restocking fee is levied. Carahsoft`s wide selection of schedules, contracts and sales contracts makes getting the solutions you need quickly and easily. Framework contracts use the collective purchasing power of the state and are set up for the most frequently purchased products, which provides for the best use of resources for all types of governments in Washington. While government agencies are required to purchase from framework agreements – unless the contract does not adequately meet their needs – about 70% of customers who use our national framework agreements for goods and services do so voluntarily. Learn more about the free user agreement for framework agreements for non-governmental companies. National Framework Agreements for Goods and Services are designed to make it easier for state agencies, local and tribal governments, public school districts, and colleges and nonprofits to focus on their missions. National contracts have met state requirements for tendering and other public procurement laws, reducing risk and streamlining the procurement process for agencies. Washington State has signed a contract with Carahsoft for cloud solutions. This contract vehicle is a participating addendum that acts as an extension of Carahsoft`s NASPO ValuePoint contract.

All public agencies in Washington State can use this contract vehicle to procure cloud solutions through a state treaty. The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) offers the highest level of excellence in public co-operative awards. Leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint provides contracts with the best value for money, reliable and competitive contracts. .