Department of Transportation
Procurement at DOT is done through the various agency departments (listed below). Departments procure items from the GSA schedules, the DLA inventory, and directly from vendors. The majority of items are procured from the GSA schedules, however, the majority of small purchases are placed directly with the vendors.
I. What Products Does DOT Buy Most?
|Product||Dollar Amount (1995)|
|Automated data processing (ADP) central processing units (CPUs)||$267,548,000|
|Miscellaneous communication equipment||$230,857,000|
|Wire and cable - electrical||$101,349,000|
|Radar equipment - except airborne||$98,795,000|
|Special service vessels (towboats, fire boats, ice breakers, etc.)||$66,491,000|
|ADP central processing units - digital||$50,488,000|
|Cargo and tanker vessels||$42,056,000|
|Small craft - powered and unpowered||$26,920,000|
II. What are the DOT Departments?
|Federal Aviation Administration||Lilly Harris||
|Federal Highway Administration||Frank Waltos||
|Federal Railroad Administration||Miles Washington||
|Federal Transit Administration||Dale Johnson||
|Maritime Administration||Rita Thomas||
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||Janice Flemming||
|Office of the Secretary||Dan Telep||
|Research and Special Programs Administration||Orrin Cook||
|Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation||Linda Harding||
|United States Coast Guard||Dani Wildason||
III. Who Do I Contact at DOT?
|Cynthia Blackmon, Procurement Operations||
|Mark Welch, Small Purchases||
|Luz Hopewell, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)||
IV. What Information Sources are Available?
- "Contracting With The U.S. DOT"
- "DOT Marketing Information Package"
- "DOT Subcontracting Directory"
- "DOT Procurement Forecast - Fiscal Year 1997"
* The Procurement Forecast is required by every Federal Agency and is a projection of Agency purchases and contracts for the next fiscal year.