NOVEC warehouse

Procurement Procedures

The Purchasing department is responsible for all procurement activities. Please direct all inquiries to the NOVEC Purchasing Department, P.O. Box 2710, Manassas, VA 20109, fax: 703-392-1512 or via email at

General Vendor Information:

  • A competitive bidding process is used consistent with good business practices as well as in conformance with requirements set forth by the Rural Utility Service.
  • Office supplies are currently contracted on a two-year basis.
  • Office furniture is competitively bid on a recurring basis.
  • Current personal computers are standardized on the Dell platform.
  • All utility equipment must meet NOVEC specifications.
  • All utility equipment suppliers and manufacturers subject to monthly vendor grading/analysis based on delivery performance, quality and service. They are also subject to on-site visitation/inspection of facilities.
  • Fleet vehicles (automobiles and light trucks) are generally leased. Heavy trucks and equipment are purchased on a recurring basis.
  • NOVEC reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waiver informalities, and to contract in the best interest of the cooperative.
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