prime vendor


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prime vendor

A contracting process that provides commercial products to regionally grouped military and federal customers from commercial distributors using electronic commerce. Customers typically receive materiel delivery through the vendor's commercial distribution system. Also called PV. See also distribution system.
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The prime vendor partnership provides Scripps Health with supply chain services for the entire continuum of care, including self-manufactured products, advanced logistics, and technology platforms.
The extended prime vendor partnership with Medline provides Scripps Health with supply chain services for the entire continuum of care, including self-manufactured products, advanced logistics and technology platforms.
If a product is used on the master menu and can be purchased for a significantly cheaper price than that in the prime vendor contract, Agri-Services will purchase it.
Because specific CLF ships were dedicated to our Carrier Strike Group, this allowed us to pre-load our Replenishment at Sea (RAS) orders well in advance so that we could carry out our mission even though prime vendor or NEXCOM support was not available in the operating area.
AT&T Government Solutions said on Tuesday that it has been selected as a prime vendor under the Tactical Communications Equipment and Services (TacCom) contract.
This marks the end of the seven-month transition from the previous vendor, as outlined in the original contract awarded in April 2010, in which ANHAM became the Prime Vendor for the contract.
Vice Admiral Alan S Thompson, director of DLA, made the determination in a memo to the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP), the branch of DLA responsible for the Prime Vendor II contract.
At the same time, Congress authorized a Prime Vendor Program that is tasked with leveraging the collective purchasing power of enrolled safety-net providers to negotiate discounts below the 340B price ceilings.
Information on the non-profit prime vendor program can be found at www.
Agility brings to this assignment expertise and capabilities gained through the company's other major programs, including Subsistence Prime Vendor contract for which Agility supplies and distributes food to US forces in Iraq.
In fiscal year 2005, prime vendor sales accounted for approximately $9 billion of the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) total sales and service of $32 billion.
We started looking for commercially available container handling and materiel handling equipment through the Defense Logistics Agency's Prime Vendor .