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RPSO Fort Lauderdale


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Regional Procurement Support Office (RPSO) Fort Lauderdale acquires supplies and services for U.S. diplomatic and service posts throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.

As a small, service oriented procurement office we provide expertise for purchases of all sizes. Our knowledgeable contract specialists are experienced with complex acquisition procedures and know the vendors unique to the Western Hemisphere region.

We Know Acquisition
RPSO Fort Lauderdale provides our customers with the best supplies and services possible, at the best prices possible.

We handle every step of the acquisition process from the solicitation of quotations or proposals, through the processing of purchase orders and the writing of contracts. We’ve also simplified the process for commonly ordered supplies and services and have the ability to manage specialized acquisitions over $100,000.


We Know Contractors
We have relationships with a wide range of local vendors and make special efforts to include small, disadvantaged, veteran-owned, woman-owned, and minority-owned businesses as contractors. Working with these companies can improve delivery time and reduce costs.

Another service available to our customers is an Expedited Logistics Program (ELP). Our office, in conjunction with the Miami Despatch Agency, has implemented an ELP program similar to the successful program implemented by the European Logistics Support Office (ELSO) and the Regional Procurement Support Office (RPSO) Frankfurt. The program offers an easy, fast, and cost-effective way to acquire commonly used items, such as household appliances and emergency items.

We attract the best-qualified contractors by advertising our major solicitations on, and at posts when qualified local contractors are available.
RPSO Contact Information
If you have questions, contact any of the following RPSO representatives:
Benita Williams – (954) 630-1146
Kevin Ellis – (954) 630-1164
Juan Fernandez – (305) 718-4291
Lisa Goodwine – (954) 630-1283
Robert Lindquist – (954) 630-1283
Christopher McDonald – (954) 630-1193
Leslie Rush – (954) 630-1163
Mark Toler - (954) 630-1166
Rachel C. Gaspard - 57-1-275-4204
Office Fax: (954) 630-1165

Our Rates
RPSO, a Working Capital funded organization, provides services to you at the minimal surcharges listed below:
  • Dept. of State Posts/Offices 1%
  • Other Agencies 4%
(Surcharges apply to all awards and modifications except deobligations and zero dollar modifications. There is no maximum WCF surcharge.)
NOTE: WCF Rates are established by the "A" Bureau of the Department of State.


acquires supplies & services (including construction) for U.S. diplomatic posts worldwide



RPSO Fort Lauderdale
Serving Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada
TEL: (954) 630-1163
FAX: (954) 630-1165

Our office location:

Florida Regional Center
4000 N. Andrews Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

Other RPSO location:

RPSO Frankfurt
Serving Europe, Near East, Asia & Africa
TEL: (49) (69) 7535-3300
FAX: (49) (60) 7535-3329

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TEL: (703) 875-6088 FAX: (703) 875-6454




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