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Apparel Services Network Members are able to provide cost savings to National IPA members through the new City of Tucson Cooperative Agreement

IRVINE, CA – June 25, 2018– Prudential Overall Supply has won the new agreement with the City of Tucson, providing a Cooperative Agreement through the National IPA.  This agreement covers rental uniform, towel, and mat services that are needed among the public agency sector. This partnership along with the Apparel Services Network will deliver great cost savings and high quality services to all of the National IPA members nationwide.

“Ken Heckman, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partner Development for National IPA added, “National IPA is proud to partner with Prudential Overall Supply. They have a stellar reputation for delivering quality and great value.  We look forward to collaborating with them to serve our primary education, state, local and non-profit agencies.”

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA) is a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to serving public agencies and educational institutions nationwide.

All cooperative agreements available through the National IPA program have been competitively solicited and publicly awarded by a public agency/governmental entity (e.g. state, city, county, public university or school district), utilizing the best public procurement practices, processes and procedures.

The lead agencies are independent of the cooperative allowing the agency to be focused on the best value for the agency. The lead-agency not only prepares the solicitation, but awards, administers and utilizes the agreement for its own needs thereby limiting the award to the supplier that provides the best value to the agency and agencies nationwide.

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The National contract highlights offered by Prudential and ASN include:

  • National account coverage with localized attention and nationalized reporting systems.
  • Advanced inventory control
  • Just-in-time repair system
  • State-of-the-art laundry processing facilities
  • National account management team
  • Personalized customer communications
  • Transition Management Team
  • Service Warranty

About National IPA

National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization, across the United States with the specific purpose of reducing procurement costs by leveraging group volume. This is an optional program with no fee to participate. For more information, visit their website:

About ASN

Apparel Services Network (ASN) is comprised of independent industrial laundry operators whose core competencies align to provide the marketplace with best-in-class customer service and products for reusable textiles programs. Combined network serves nearly 90,000 businesses across the United States.

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Contact: Jerry Martin, V.P. of Sales & Marketing (949) 250-4850 ext 275

By: Jerry Martin, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Prudential Overall Supply

About the author

Jerry Martin is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Prudential Overall Supply, a leading provider of workplace uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) to a wide range of industries and organizations. Currently a board member for the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) where he works on projects to further the benefits of reusable textiles versus disposable alternatives. Martin also contributes to the Textile Rental Service Association (TRSA) where he is a former chairman of the association's Marketing & PR committee and helped establish TRSA’s international standard for its Clean Green certification program.