Organize your suppliers and their products/services, track spending for diversity initiatives, and reduce your overall procurement risk.

Standardize product/service descriptions and catalog content, make searches easier and more effective, and simplify product/service comparisons.

Find savings of up to 20% through strategic sourcing, automatically tracking spending, cross-indexing spend data and organizing spend areas for evaluation.

Facilitate efficient, consistent, value-driven sourcing through standardized supplier referencing and identification.

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The NIGP Commodity/Services Code is a coding structure for standardizing purchasing that brings order and consistency for efficiency and economy. Developed by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and maintained by Periscope Holdings, Inc., the NIGP Code is the solution that brings the highest levels of organization and efficiency to procurement programs of all kinds.

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2 Must-Read GovPro Magazine Articles

The August/September 2014 issue of Government Procurement Magazine is now available online! We’re excited to share two of the must-read articles in this issue. 1. The Hot Topics article entitled “Purpose Transforms Public Procurement” by Matt Walker, Periscope’s President of NIGP Code & Consulting Services on page 4, explores how public procurement has evolved over [...]Read more

Congratulations, NIGP Award Winners!

The Periscope Holdings’ team would like to congratulate all 2014 NIGP AWARD WINNERS, who were honored at NIGP Forum in Philadelphia. Individual Award Winners ~ Learn more about NIGP’s individual awards here: The Albert Hall Award, NIGP’s Highest Honor Ed Grant, CPPO, CPPB, RPPO Retired – Cape May County, NJ Professional Buyer of the Year Stacy Gregg, CPPO, CPPB Richland County School [...]Read more

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