NOVEC warehouse

Procurement Procedures

The Purchasing department is responsible for all procurement activities. Please direct all inquiries to the NOVEC Purchasing Department, P.O. Box 2710, 10323 Lomond Drive, Manassas, VA 20109, fax: 703-392-1512 or via e-mail at

General Vendor Information:

  • A competitive bidding process is used consistent with good business practices as well as in conformance with requirements set forth by the Rural Utility Service.
  • Office supplies are currently contracted on a two-year basis.
  • Office furniture is competitively bid on a recurring basis.
  • Current personal computers are standardized on the Dell platform.
  • All utility equipment must meet NOVEC specifications.
  • All utility equipment suppliers and manufacturers subject to monthly vendor grading/analysis based on delivery performance, quality and service. They are also subject to on-site visitation/inspection of facilities.
  • Fleet vehicles (automobiles and light trucks) are generally leased. Heavy trucks and equipment are purchased on a recurring basis.
  • NOVEC reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waiver informalities, and to contract in the best interest of the cooperative.