Free For Local Governments And Other
e-Procurement Without The Cost
eVA is open to local governments and
other public bodies—cities, towns, counties, community
service boards, authorities, public schools and others.
These entities may lack the resources to invest in
expensive internet-based purchasing systems. But with
eVA, small public sector purchasing shops can still
leverage the power of the internet to modernize internal
operations and improve service delivery for their
public sector buyers take advantage of the scale and
efficiency of a major technology solution, without
buying software. No costly upgrades. Free training and
support from the eVA professionals.
Grow Your Local Economy
eVA helps small businesses in every
locality expand their existing customer base by
connecting them to government bid opportunities around
the Commonwealth. eVA also lets buyers target bids to
their local businesses.
About Your Existing Suppliers?
Most localities find their existing
vendors are already registered with eVA. eVA’s Outreach
and Customer Care teams are at your service, and will
help your local businesses and existing vendors get
Want to get better prices?
Whether you need suppliers for small
purchases or major contracts, eVA lets you tailor your
bid list to increase competition.
to get faster quotes?
With Quick Quote, eVA’s paperless
alternative to fax-back and telephone quotes, you can
quickly get bids from suppliers that match your needs.
about your financial system?
eVA can work with existing financial
systems, such as PeopleSoft, SAP, Munis and others.
about double data entry?
Key in your purchase only once. eVA’s
secure data sharing capability lets you avoid double
data entry by sharing vendor, requisition, order and
other reference data according to your needs.
Want to retain your existing approval or
eVA lets you customize your purchasing
process according to your organization’s unique rules.
Things like specialized account codes, setting
purchasing limits, specific rules by commodity or
service, and a variety of other customizations can be
used to reflect your team’s unique process.
Do you need to remain flexible as your
eVA does not lock you into any specific
user arrangement or approval process and allows you
dynamic control. You can modify the ways you use eVA at
there really no cost?
advantage of eVA’s data capture and robust approval
workflow, the Full Features package is recommended. A
signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the local
entity and DPS outlines the commitment of each and
provides specifics about potential charges for DPS
support for setup and training over and beyond an
established time allotment. In seven years of sharing
eVA with localities, this type of additional support has
never been needed! [see
eVA Service Levels
for more information]
have nothing to lose and everything to gain by joining