The Procurement Department is responsible for the on-time procurement of quality goods and services for our students and staff. The Department is committed to a Procurement process that exemplifies integrity, discipline, excellence and adherence to relevant laws, and Board policies and procedures.
Notice to Vendors
Do not begin any work with any DPSCD employee, school or department unless you have a purchase order issued by the Office of Procurement and Logistics.
If you violate this policy, you will not get paid.
Any invoices submitted with dates of service, or goods delivered, before a purchase order has been approved and signed by the Chief Financial Officer, will not be honored.
Purchase Order Inquiries
If you have a question or a discrepancy about a PO please contact the school or department who created the PO. The school or department contact information is located on the upper right side of the PO under the FOR DELIVERY TO section. For all other PO questions, contact Procurement at (313) 873-6531.
All vendors must have a valid PO prior to initiating work with the District. The District is not responsible for any work done without a valid PO.
Invoicing or Payment Inquiries
If you have a question about invoicing or payment, please contact the Accounts Payable department at (313) 873-4063. Please send all invoices directly to Accounts Payable at email@example.com.
The District posts all RFPs, RFQs, and ITBs on DemandStar. You can sign-up to receive alerts through the websites below.
DemandStar hosts a weekly 20 Minute Webinar: DemandStar Vendor Orientation. This session is free of charge and walks you through the step-by-step instructions to register on DemandStar. Register here.