DC Water is moving to the Oracle Cloud ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) on October 5, 2020. DC Water is also migrating to the Oracle Procurement system on October 5, 2020.
The new Oracle Procurement system includes the New Vendor Portal for:
- Vendor Registration
- Search and view new solicitations
- Submit proposal or quote online
- Receive news and notices related to the events and new solicitations
All proposals and quotes for solicitations published in the New Vendor Portal must be submitted online in the New Vendor Portal. Paper or email submissions will not be accepted.
DC Water will continue to maintain the solicitations issued prior to October 5, 2020 in the Old Vendor Portal and these will not be transferred in the New Vendor Portal. Follow the links below to view all current and future opportunities:
For solicitation issued prior to October 5, 2020, visit:
For solicitation issued from October 5, 2020, visit:
Forecast of planned solicitations, visit:
The training materials are available below to assist vendors with the transition to the New Vendor Portal.
- DCW ERP Training Part 1 Vendor Registration
- DCW ERP Training Part 2 Managing Profiles
- DCW ERP Training Part 3 Managing Solicitations
- DCW ERP Training Part 4 Managing Purchase Orders
- DCW ERP Training Part 5 Managing Invoices
To assist you with selecting your products and service during the registration, the document below lists all products and services shown in the New Vendor Portal. Please use this document as a guide.
In addition, DC Water will create several practice solicitations for your hands-on experience. Please review above training materials first before practicing. DC Water will not award or respond to the proposals or quotes submitted to these practice solicitations. These practice solicitations will be named: “DCW Practice Solicitation”
Help and Questions
When requesting assistance on a certain topic, to ensure the appropriate subject matter expert is supporting you, DC Water recommends using one of the Help Categories below in the title of your email addressed to: ProcurementInquiry@dcwater.com. This will help DC Water route and expedite a response to your question(s).
Email Title example: “Supplier Portal Registration – trouble adding more contacts”
- Supplier Portal Registration (i.e. the new Vendor portal)
- Invoice Submission and Payment
- Purchase Orders
Please visit Procurement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for help and answers. For any additional help or questions, refer to the following: