Purchasing strives to ensure all procurement transactions are conducted in a legal, ethical, and professional manner. Purchasing abides by the procurement laws and regulations set forth by the Federal and local government, it's internal policies and procedures, which result in the most efficient, economical and responsible purchases. Purchasing offers all domestic businesses an opportunity to compete on an equal basis.
The role of the Purchasing section is to procure goods and services for an organization. Purchasing is a cost optimizer, always looking for ways to secure the best deal from suppliers. Purchasing generally solicit bids from potential vendors to compare costs and quality of materials and services solicited. Purchasing is also responsible for stocking and organizing the warehouse. The warehouse provides inventoried items to assist departments in day to day operations.