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A “sole source” procurement can be defined as any contract entered into without a competitive process, based on a justification that only one known source exists or that only one single supplier can fulfill the requirements. A sole source procurement can be defined as any contract entered into without a competitive process, based on a justification that only one known source exists or that only one single supplier can fulfill the requirements. Is a sole source justification required only for those procurements that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold, or for all procurements that qualify as a sole source? A. A sole source justification is required for all procurements above the micro-purchase threshold, which is currently $ A firm protested the award of a sole-source contract under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the Air Force. The procurement was for parachute harness and riser release fittings for the F aircraft. The Air Force procured the fittings on a sole-source basis because it found that the awardee was the only firm that could deliver the fittings in time to meet its urgent needs.
Procurement officer checks the current list of procurements approved by the Procurement Policy Board as Sole Source per Chapter Procurements Approved for Sole not on the list, a form SPO Notice and Request for Sole Source Procurement is completed including justification, signed and submitted by the head of the purchasing. competition at levels lower than those set forth in Chapter 30B. Often the best source of advice on such matters is your chief procurement officer (discussed in Chapter 2 of this manual) or legal counsel. Procurements Subject to Chapter 30B Chapter 30B establishes procedures for the acquisition of supplies or services, the. Contracting officers can use set-asides and sole-source contracts to help the federal government meet its small business contracting goals. Set-aside procurement. North Carolina Procurement Manual iii Table of Contents Section 3 - Procurement of Goods and Services
Introduction To the general public, the use of the sole source procurement method is a sensi- tive and often misunderstood means of awarding a State contract. After all, sole source procurements are non-competitive and sometimes characterized derogato- rily as “no-bid” contracts. Purchasing Directive #3, states, “Sole/Single Source purchases must include sufficient rationale to justify the selection of the sole/single source and be approved by the appropriate expenditure authorizationlevel. In purchasing sole sourcing take place when only one supplier for the required item is available, whereas with single sourcing a particular supplier is purposefully chosen by the buying organisation, even when other suppliers are available (Larson and Kulchitsky, ; Van Weele, ). Single sourcing decisions are usually made at strategic and top management level where purchasing and supply managers need to determine whether and how much value single source . Current Yellow Book framework New Single Source Procurement framework Weak governance of the regime ‐ the Yellow Book is managed by an advisory Non‐ Departmental Government Body, the Review Board for Government Contracts. The Board is very constrained as real change requires MOD.