News & Announcements
- 07/29/2013 The County of Alameda GSA Purchasing Department has been awarded the prestigious 18th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2013 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). The AEP Award is earned by public and non-profit organizations that obtain a high application score based on standardized criteria. GSA-Purchasing was one of 43 Counties in the Country to receive the award.
The Alameda County General Services Agency-Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring goods and services for all County agencies and departments, under the direction of the Purchasing Agent. Its duties are governed by the laws of the State of California, the County Charter and its Ordinances. The Purchasing Department provides assistance to County departments in a variety of ways from preparing routine purchase orders and drafting contracts, to conducting competitive bid solicitations.
Purchasing services are provided by a staff of purchasing professionals who work within County policies and procedures, utilizing their experience and knowledge, to obtain goods and services which meet the County standards of value and quality. The benefits provided by the Purchasing Department include lower commodity and acquisition costs through standardization, volume pricing, value analysis and specialized knowledge of market conditions.
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