WHS offers extensive contracting and procurement services, supporting key DoD activities through a full range of acquisition services from planning to contract closeout, as well as supplies, non-IT equipment services, and small-business outreach.
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Contracting and Procurement
WHS administers an effective program of acquisitions management, covering the availability of equipment and supplies for facilities, construction, furniture services, etc.
WHS provides guidance, tools, and streamlined processes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the WHS service delivery model. Services cover contract change modifications, contract options exercised prior to expiration, task orders and delivery, and negotiated sole source and full and open competition.
WHS provides supplies and services for all non-Information Technology equipment, such as:
- Office Supplies and Equipment — WHS is responsible for the acquisition of office equipment and furnishings such as appliances and filing cabinets, as well as office supply orders over $3,000.
- Office Services — WHS administers multiple office services. WHS provides foreign language interpreters, transcription and translation support; and approves and processes requests for printing, and newspaper and magazine subscriptions.
WHS promotes the practice of utilizing small businesses to fill WHS acquisition requirements. Several WHS outreach programs provide interested small businesses with acquisition information as well as guidance on procedures for targeted marketing to WHS, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Government. Additional information is available on the Office of Small Business Programs page.
WHS administers the OSD/WHS Travel Card Program, facilitating a convenient and readily accepted method of paying official travel expenses while reducing overall administrative costs. The WHS Travel Card Program provides guidance and general information regarding policies, procedures, and documentation related to travel cards for card users and approving officials. Authorized WHS customers can learn more on the WHS Travel Card page.