Ordering Supplies or Equipment
- Find the best price available for the item(s) to be ordered.
- Check State Contract Prices: http://eprocurement.nc.gov/Registered_Vendor_Search.html.(You may need to enter the company name in several ways.)
- If the vendor is not registered with E-Procurement, submit a Form 58
along with the vendor's information. The Business Office will assist the
vendor with registration.
- Obtain quotes according to established guidelines.
- $1–$5,000: At least three informal quotes recommended
- $5,001–$10,000: At least three written quotes required— attach with order
- $10,001–$50,000: Contact Business Office with pre-approval and specifications; Business Office will issue a formal bid through state IPS System
- $50,001 and over:Contact Business Office with pre-approval and specifications; Division of Purchase & Contract or statewide Division of ITS will issue a formal bid (requires Board of Award approval)
Employees can learn more about the purchasing process by logging into the Wake Tech portal.