Baltimore Purchasing Department in Baltimore Maryland

Address and phone number for Baltimore Purchasing Department, a Purchasing Department, at North Calvert Street, Baltimore MD.

Baltimore Purchasing Department
111 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202

About the Baltimore Purchasing Department

The Baltimore Purchasing Department, located in Baltimore, MD, oversees the procurement process for government agencies and departments in Baltimore. This includes acquiring goods, negotiating services, and creating purchase agreements with vendors. The Purchasing Department, often called the Baltimore Procurement Department or the Office of Procurement, serves as a centralized resource for the Baltimore procurement process.

You may contact the Procurement Department for questions about:
  • Baltimore vendor registrations and applications
  • Government contractors and contracting
  • RFP and RFQ procedures
  • Baltimore government bidding process
  • Purchase agreements, orders, and contracts
  • Annual reports on Baltimore procurement
Baltimore Procurement Services

In Baltimore, the Purchasing Department acts as the government agency responsible for purchasing goods and services on behalf of other Baltimore and Baltimore departments and agencies. Procurement services include negotiating contracts for purchases and services, developing procurement policies for accepting bids, and managing contracts with vendors. The Procurement Department also implements procurement policies that Baltimore agencies follow when acquiring goods and services.

Procurement Process

The Procurement Department sets policies to guide the procurement process. These policies ensure that Baltimore government agencies obtain the best pricing and purchasing terms for goods and services. The policies also ensure fairness to potential vendors and service providers. The Purchasing Department policies set the internal approval process for finalizing purchases, provide guidelines on the types of purchasing process for different acquisitions, and create processes for evaluating quotes and bids. The Baltimore Purchasing Department provides guidelines to potential vendors on the procurement process, including policies for a Baltimore Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Qualifications (RFQ), sealed bid, or other procedures.

Job Order Contracting & Purchase Agreements

The Purchasing Department in Baltimore relies on job order contracting, blanket purchase agreements, and other tools to streamline the acquisition of goods and services, particularly for acquisitions that are frequently or routinely purchased by Baltimore government agencies. These tools help Baltimore government offices obtain goods and services using a pre-determined pricing list without conducting a separate buying process for each purchase.

Baltimore RFPs, RFQs & Bidding Process

The Baltimore Purchasing Department oversees the bidding process for government agencies in Baltimore, including procedures for requesting RFPs and RFQs. The Procurement Department provides information on the bidding process, the process of submitting bids or proposals, and the selection process to award contracts to vendors. They also oversee the implementation of contracts, including making necessary change orders. Potential vendors can contact the Baltimore Procurement Department for more information on the bidding process.

Contact the Baltimore Purchasing Department

You may contact the Baltimore Purchasing Department by calling 410-396-3616, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Baltimore Purchasing Department, 111 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202.

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