Acquisition Policy Overview

Acquisition Policy serves as a change-agent to help create a procurement system which:

  • Supports and promotes the achievement of federal business goals and strategies;
  • Reduces federal overhead buying products and services at lower cost;
  • Facilitates improved taxpayer service delivery by placing better quality, higher performing supplies, technology, and support service in the hands of federal managers;
  • Is more efficient, timely, and customer focused;
  • Produces better information to support planning and execution of the procurement function;
  • Encourages the participation of all the nation's diverse human and business resources in a revitalized economy;
  • Serves and protects the public interest; and
  • Demands that the government's business be conducted under the highest ethical standards.

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Last Reviewed: 2023-03-02