The Purchasing Department of the Town of Salem, New Hampshire is responsible for the procurement of all goods and services required by all departments of the Town. The Purchasing Department provides prompt and professional attention to all departmental needs. Our mission is to provide advisory and consultative services in the areas of product studies, product evaluations, purchasing contract negotiations, bulk purchases, user/vendor mediation and training. We remain cognizant of the benefits to be gained by providing a purchasing system that is dynamic, responsive and efficient. Centralized purchasing gives us the ability to view the entire picture, to ensure that our purchases reflect current economic/social conditions and trends.