Procurement Services’ buyer Shane Phillips has been moved into the new position of procurement coordinator. Shane, who has been a buyer in Procurement Services since April 2011, will be responsible for coordinating the use of cooperative contracts that are available to UALR. Cooperative contracts allow UALR to take advantage of lower pricing and greater savings on many commodities covered by these contracts. In the coming weeks, departments will be able to view the available contracts on our website. This is just another way for Procurement Services to provide cost savings measures for your department.