Rudolph’s Office Interiors is a participant in the Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing Committee (formerly known as the Metro Furniture Contract). The BRCPC contract (2008-01) achieves cost savings for participating government entities by combining the volume of furniture purchases. Following are some frequently asked questions to assist in understanding the pricing agreement.
1. Who are the members of the BRCPC?
State of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County, Howard County respective local government school systems and community colleges and libraries
2. Are there any other entities that can use the BRCPC Contracts?
History has shown that while the BRCPC members use this contract, many other government entities in surrounding areas have used the BRCPC contracts that were previously led and awarded by Baltimore City. Other governments, school systems, community colleges and commissions that used the contract include, but are limited to: Calvert County, Cecil County, Frederick County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Queen Anne’s County and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC).
3. What are the benefits of the BRCPC agreement?
The purpose of this agreement is to achieve cost savings for those that participate. The combined agreement eliminates the need for multiple solicitations by participating entities and multiple responses by vendors, and it combines the volumes of multiple participating entities. There are no minimum order requirements.
4. What is the term of the agreement?
The original contract period was from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2011 with 5 one-year renewal options. The current renewal period extends through December 31, 2014.
5. What manufacturers are carried on BRCPC?
ABCO, Acco Data, Adden, Berco, Bretford, Correll, Dor-Val, Ergonomic Concepts, Indiana, Inline, Luxor, Legacy, Marvel Group, Neutral Posture, Nevers, NOVA, Quartet, Regency, Rubbermaid, Sit-On-It Seating, Tennsco, Trendway, Viking, and Workstream.