The National Joint Power Alliance (NJPA) has awarded Morbark, Inc., the manufacturer of Boxer equipment, with a four-year contract to provide NJPA members with medium-duty and compact construction and maintenance equipment. The contract (#042815-MBI), which officially began May 19, 2015, also covers related attachments, accessories and supplies.
“We’re extremely pleased to have our proposal chosen by the NJPA,” said Wayne Watts, Governmental Sales Specialist for Morbark®. “Winning this NJPA contract will give Morbark and Boxer® equipment dealers and distributors the opportunity to build additional brand awareness and sales volume throughout North America. We’re looking forward to working with NJPA members and providing them fast and easy access to the quality, competitively priced equipment they need.”
The NJPA is a municipal contracting agency for government, education and non-profit agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada. The NJPA goes through a 12-step procurement process that includes identifying member needs, researching solutions, drafting and posting solicitations, evaluating proposals and awarding vendors. By consolidating the efforts of numerous individually prepared solicitations and contracts to one cooperative process, the NPJA is able to help members save time and offer access to a broad range of exceptional product and equipment options with aggressive and competitive pricing.
Morbark’s contract with the NJPA includes equipment such as Boxer 300 and 500 series mini-skid steers and attachments; the Boxer 120 dedicated trencher; and Morbark’s complete lines of Beever™ brush chippers, stump grinders, horizontal and tub grinders, and whole tree chippers. Morbark’s network of approximately 300 North American dealer and distributor locations, as well as more than 500 Morbark employees, work diligently to provide exceptional customer service and after-the-sale support.
“After examining the proposals the NJPA evaluation team received in response to our solicitation, it was evident that Morbark had all the qualities we were searching for,” said Scott Carr, NJPA Contract Manager for Morbark’s award. “Their excellent products, sizeable dealer network, comprehensive marketing plan and dedication will serve our members well. We’re excited to enter into this mutually beneficial partnership with one of the world’s most widely respected equipment manufacturers.”