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Cooperative Purchasing


CPC is here to help you save time, effort, and money!

CPC engages in the expensive, time-consuming competitive solicitation process on your behalf and then provides the awarded contracts to your organization to leverage!


Let CPC Help with Winter Preparedness

Cooperative Purchasing Connection’s (CPC’s) contracts meet Minnesota’s competitive solicitation requirements so you can move forward on your project without having to go to bid. Leverage our Facilities and Grounds contracts to stay on top of your preparedness as we dive into another Minnesota winter!


Career Connected Learning

Resource Training & Solutions is excited to launch a series of programs and support to integrate career exploration and experiences within all content areas by collaborating with central Minnesota businesses, workforce centers, and our regional school districts.


Cooperative Purchasing Connection

From classroom supplies to building infrastructure to technology, Cooperative Purchasing Connection (CPC) has the products and services that you’ll need this year.


CPC's 2022 Paper Program is LIVE

The Cooperative Purchasing Connection's 2022 paper program is now live!


CPC Bids on Your Behalf

The competitive sealed solicitation is lengthy, time consuming, and expensive - that's why CPC does it for you!


Manage Safety Data Sheets With SDS Depot

We know how important it is for you to be able to quickly and easily retrieve and review your SDSs. Resource Training & Solutions now offers SDS Depot, an online tool that makes accessing and managing your SDS information a snap.


Honoring 31 Years of Outstanding Service

Resource Board Member, Jeannette Kester, was honored with the Outstanding Service Award at the Minnesota Service Cooperative Annual Board of Directors Conference.


Cooperative Purchasing Connection Updated Contract Catalog

Check out the updated contract catalog from the Cooperative Purchasing Connection!


CPC Vendor Trafera is Giving Away 30 Chromebooks!


Express Online Marketplace Has A New Look

Shopping in Express has gotten a lot easier! Check out all of the new features on the Express Online Marketplaces website.


When You Think of Winter Maintenance - Think Cooperative Purchasing Connection!

Take a look at all of CPC's Facilities and Grounds vendors like Bobcat, Husqvarna, Tremco, and more!


Cooperative Purchasing Connection Awards Eight New Contracts!

Cooperative Purchasing Connection has recently awarded eight new contracts!