purchasing department

noun

: the people in a company who buy the company's supplies

Examples of purchasing department in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Asked if there was a memo officially documenting the policy change, Noriega said that the purchasing department, which buys goods on behalf of the city government, is aware of the move. Joey Flechas, Miami Herald, 12 Apr. 2024 The city purchasing department will use a bidding process that gives the city more flexibility to pick a vendor based on the need, rather than the typical process that requires the city to go with the lowest bidder, Rivera added. Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 11 June 2023 Patrick Bolten, 67, died at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after being struck by a driver who did not stop as the employee of the University of Cincinnati purchasing department attempted to cross East Martin Luther King Drive near Short Vine Street in Corryville Feb. 3. Chancelor Winn, The Enquirer, 20 Mar. 2023

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“Purchasing department.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purchasing%20department. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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