Doing Business With Government
The Purchasing Division maintains an open list of suppliers desiring to do business with the City, which is made available to all City departments. Suppliers are responsible for notifying the Purchasing Division of any changes to their information. Businesses interested in doing business with the City can be added to the vendor database by completing this form and sending contact information and product lists and/or brochure to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The County of San Bernardino’s Purchasing Department supports the procurement of material and equipment that are essential to providing governmental services for the citizens of San Bernardino County. The Purchasing Department buys products and services needed to run many County departments including a hospital, sheriff and fire stations, detention centers, juvenile facilities, general offices, medical laboratories, mental and public health clinics, welfare programs, maintenance and construction of buildings, roads, parks, and playgrounds. A list of commodities and other information can be found on the County Purchasing web page listed above.
The State of California purchases a wide variety of goods and services ranging from pencils to temporary labor. Annual purchases total almost $10 billion. The Procurement Division (PD) is the central purchasing authority for all state departments, agencies, institutions, community colleges, technical institutes and city or local boards of education. The California Department of General Services (DGS) Procurement Division (PD) partners with BidSync to host California’s online procurement service (eProcurement).
As the acquisition arm of the federal government, the General Services Administration (GSA) plays a vital role in connecting the private sector with federal agencies fulfilling their business needs. GSA offers professional services, equipment, supplies, telecommunications, and information technology from commercial businesses to government organizations and the military through acquisition solutions from its Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).