Sheriff's Department Saves a Bundle on E-Bay with Help of Purchasing
Categories: 2006 Press Releases |
March 16, 2006 Contact: Dick Florey
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (218) 726- 2663
ST. LOUIS COUNTY PURCHASING AND SHERIFF’S OFFICE
SAVE A BUNDLE ON EQUIPMENT THROUGH E-BAY
The St. Louis County Purchasing Department and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office have successfully purchased hi-tech equipment at a savings of over a hundred thousand dollars, by using the auction website E-Bay.
Among the equipment was:
40 Modular data modems New: $2600 E-bay price: $180
6 Modems $1100 $ 29
24 Mounts for computers $850 $ 60
4 Radios $1400 $ 70
This was a highly successful pilot project. The approximate savings for all of the items was $128,000.
For more information about St. Louis County Purchasing, please call St. Louis County Purchasing Director Dick Florey at (218) 726-2663.