Crisis-Enabled Procurement

How to Invigorate Procurement Processes during Emergencies

Crisis situations, such as natural disasters or widespread health emergencies, can create significant difficulties for those seeking to procure much needed equipment and supplies. The COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, has illustrated several vulnerabilities of supply chains that, if left unchecked, can resurface amidst future emergencies. For example, in need of critical equipment during COVID-19, government agencies experienced procurement bottlenecks inhibiting the delivery of supplies to essential workers and constituents. 

Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn more about: 

  • PPE procurement challenges during COVID-19
  • The severity of the procurement challenge
  • Adapting to a new procurement landscape
Underwritten by

By submitting this form, you agree to have your contact information, including email, passed on to the sponsors of this asset for the purpose of following up on your interests.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions apply.


Any information you supply is subject to our privacy policy. Access to this report is available to registered members at no cost. In order to provide you with this free service, Government Executive Media Group may share member registration information with underwriters and partners.