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TIPS Purchasing System

Eliminate purchasing related stress.

TIPS (The Interlocal Purchasing System) is a national purchasing cooperative offering competitively solicited contracts to education government and nonprofit agencies, saving them both time and money. TIPS provides a proven, streamlined process that eliminates the purchasing stress for Members.

Benefits of purchasing via TIPS

Membership is free

Access to competitively procured contracts with quality vendors

Savings on time and financial resources necessary to fulfill bid requirements

Assistance with purchasing process by qualified TIPS staff


Access to pricing based on a “national” high-profile contract

  1. Request a quote from our sales team. Mention you want to use the TIPS contract. Sales@identakid.com
  2. Issue your Purchase order. 
    • Be specific with pay to Ident-A-Kid Vendor number: 3278, Vendor contract number: 180503
  3. Send PO to Tipspo@tips-usa.com
  4. Payment is made to the vendor

Membership Includes:

Education –  K-12 School Districts, Charter Schools, Universities, Private Schools, Colleges, Special Education District, etc.

Government – Cities, Counties, States & State Agencies, Emergency Service Districts, Park & Water Districts, Native American Tribes, Transportation Authorities, etc.

Non-Profit – Churches, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Member Associations, Charitable Organizations, etc.


  • For Texas Entities click here.
  • For Louisiana Schools click here.
  • For All Other State Entities click here.