The Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) help Ohio businesses compete for and win federal, state and local government contracts. This statewide network is part of a national network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers.

PTACs match businesses with contract opportunities, help them prepare bids, navigate requirements, and assist them after winning contracts, at no-cost.

Services include:

  • Agency procurement histories
  • Assistance with certifications
  • Bid-matching
  • Bid preparation assistance
  • Business resources
  • Government outreach opportunities
  • Military specifications
  • One-on-one training
  • Training events

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) was created by Congress under the Defense Authorization Act (1985). The Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) program is part of a nationwide network, and is funded by the Ohio Development Services Agency, the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and partners in local communities.

U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Mission

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a defense agency under the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The DLA Director reports to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics through the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness.