The mission of the Office of State Procurement is to serve the citizens of Arkansas by ethically, efficiently and transparently procuring quality commodities and services for the State of Arkansas.
The Office of State Procurement (OSP) has primary responsibility and oversight for the State wide procurement of commodities, technical and professional services for all state agencies, boards and commissions and colleges and universities. OSP provides training in the Procurement Law, regulations and policies. Marketing and Redistribution, part of OSP, is responsible for the disposal of state surplus property and equipment.
Note: When the Office of State Procurement is closed for any unforeseen reason (i.e. inclement weather, fire or other natural disaster), all bid openings shall be postponed until 3:00 p.m. the next fully open & operational work day. (7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F).