The purchasing department should receive purchase requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment; keep informed concerning sources of supply, prices, and shipping and delivery schedules; prepare and place purchase orders; and arranging for adequate and systematic reports between the purchasing, the receiving, and the accounting departments.
Paragraphs 265-282 reported the facts pertaining to the delay prevention order (DPO”) issued by Magistrate John Lyle on November 24, 2009 and the Affidavit with Respect to Child Support obtained from the Customer by PSI’s legal services provider in response to the DPO.
Newer responsibilities for purchasing personnel, in addition to all purchasing functions, include participation in the development of material and service requirements and related specifications, conducting material and value-analysis studies, inbound transportation, and even management of recovery activities such as surplus and scrap salvage, as well as its implications for environmental management.
Usually these procedures of getting customer feed back is taken in a negative sense by the employees as some businesses use this information to point out flaws in the employees relation ship with the customer or a lack of service meted out. Perhaps the most important of the four factors is the amount of control purchasing and supply personnel actually have over materials availability, quality, costs, and services.
The first public comment is discussed on pages 132-135 of the finished work-in-process Privatization of Human Services in Colorado, The Policy Studies Partnership – A Citizen’s Review presented to Commissioner Clark after his second public comment on January 4, 2011.