Often times when Districts are looking to purchase school furniture, they start and end their search with price. This can often be a mistake. Read below to see all the criteria that should be used when selecting the best school furniture to purchase.
By Thomas G. Dolan
There is a lot more than final price to be considered when purchasing furnishings for your schools.
When purchasing school furniture and furnishings, price is certainly an important consideration, but it is far from being the only one. Other factors that have to be taken into consideration are quality, comparison shopping, user preference, vendor reliability, delivery, setup and installation, removal of packing materials and cleanup, maintenance and repair, the bid, the warranty and what to do if the promise you’ve been given is broken. Let’s take a brief look at each of these factors:
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