19A NCAC 05C .0501      PURPOSE

The purpose of blanket ordering shall be to provide a convenient manner of purchasing on a continuous, as needed, basis from one official written order.  It shall provide a mutual understanding with a vendor that an indefinite quantity of items shall be obtained against this order for an indefinite period of time.  Blanket orders shall be issued upon the discretion of the purchasing office as correlated to the supply and demand factors.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10(j);

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 24, 2015.