Materials Management

Effective Date: 03/01/2000

Policy Statement 10: Sole Source Purchases


On some highly technical items, there will be only one known source. Justification for a purchase of this type of item without competitive bidding must accompany the purchase requisition. A sole source justification form is located on Materials Management's web site. This form or a memorandum should be submitted with your purchase requisition. The following information is required:

Supporting Documentation

Copies of all correspondence including any vendor quotations received in the selection of the special equipment should also accompany the purchase requisition.