Purchasing Process - Overview and Planning

The default procurement methodology for the purchase, lease or rental of goods and/or services valued at more than $50 000 but less than $250 000 is a written quotation process. A minimum of three quotes must be sought.

The flowchart below outlines the usual steps required to be undertaken when seeking quotes.  It does not envisage direct sourcing.

 

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Planning the purchase is essential to ensuring a successful outcome to the procurement process. Refer to the following pages for information on planning requirements.