Solicitation and Award process

Our Procurement Policy outlines the thresholds we use to guide our solicitation process.

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Low value solicitations are distributed invitationally through phone, email or MERX.

When submitting a response to any solicitation, please remember:

  • When you access a solicitation on MERX, you must submit your response via MERX Electronic Bid Submission (EBS) only.
  • Read all instructions in the solicitation documents carefully.
  • Deliver your submission according to the instructions in the procurement document before the closing date and time.
  • Submissions are evaluated on pricing and other evaluation criteria, as stated in the solicitation documents.

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To receive notifications of available tenders on MERX or to order tender documents, register online - will open in a new tab, call 1–800-964-MERX (6379) - will open in a new tab, or email MERX Customer Support. - will open in a new tab

Once the bid has been evaluated:

  • We will contact you in writing if you are the successful vendor.
  • Debriefs are provided upon request.
  • No work is to be done without a formal purchase order or contract.
  • Purchase orders and contracts are subject to our standard Terms and Conditions.