Meet your IT procurement needs through the services and information provided by VITA's Supply Chain Management division.
Supply Chain Solutions are activities traditionally thought of with "procurement" including finding suppliers (sourcing), obtaining the goods and services (provisioning or purchasing) and managing suppliers (contract and supplier management). These activities leverage external relationships to provide the best value IT solutions that meet the Commonwealth's business needs.
Customers use Supply Chain Solutions primarily by:
Supply Chain Solutions are made up of three distinct services:
Generally, all public bodies are eligible to use supply chain solutions – state agencies, local governments, higher education, local K-12 school systems, authorities, boards, etc.
Statewide contracts leverage the Commonwealth’s buying power resulting in cost savings to public bodies as well as significantly reducing the staff time spent by public bodies on conducting separate procurements.
SCM adds value to the Commonwealth by:
There are approximately 150 statewide IT contracts for use by all public bodies:
VITA’s statewide contracts can be found here: https://vita.cobblestonesystems.com/public/
Information about ordering through VITA can be found here: http://www.vita.virginia.gov/scm/default.aspx?id=85
Information/issues regarding VITA’s contracts or suppliers should be directed to: SCMinfo@vita.virginia.gov
Customer obligations are outlined in the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA), VITA’s procurement policies and procedures as well as detailed in the relevant contract.
For more information please contact:
Director, Supply Chain Management
Virginia Information Technologies Agency
11751 Meadowville Lane
Chester, VA 23836
Customers may also contact SCMinfo@vita.virginia.gov or their VITA customer account manager (CAM).