Information for suppliers

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Procurement Services is committed to helping all suppliers have a mutually beneficial business relationship with the University of Michigan. We recommend that you call and schedule an appointment prior to visiting any Procurement office. Our Procurement staff will be better prepared to meet with you and discuss business opportunities.

Procurement Services assists departments by identifying qualified bidders, preparing competitive bid documents, coordinating the bid process, and analyzing supplier bid responses. If you are contacted directly by a faculty or staff member, please contact the appropriate Procurement team. This will ensure that the proper University of Michigan policies and procedures are followed and will save you time and effort.

The Procurement staffs assist prospective suppliers by identifying potential opportunities, sharing supplier information with departments, and helping suppliers understand University of Michigan policies and bidding procedures. Buying teams also assist suppliers in resolving problems regarding the procurement process.