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Purchasing Department Receives 2014 National Excellence Award

The City of Garland Purchasing Department has achieved the status of excellence in the procurement field for 17 consecutive years by receiving the 2014 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) award.

The AEP award is sponsored by the National Purchasing Institute, a nationwide professional organization for governmental procurement professionals. The AEP award is designed to recognize organizational excellence in procurement. The Purchasing Department was recognized with the award as a result of high ratings in the areas of innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership.

This recognition enables the City of Garland Purchasing Department to objectively demonstrate to our citizens, the City Council, management and both our internal and external customers that we are dedicated to continual improvement and innovation in the field of purchasing and supply management. It demonstrates that we are a professional organization dedicated to applying the best practices for the benefit of those we serve.