Working with APL: Resources for Suppliers
APL’s Partner Community
We invite our current partners, as well as prospective suppliers interested in potential opportunities to partner with APL, to review the resources and information provided below.
APL is interested in working with a diverse range of businesses. Prospective suppliers can contact us at PartnerandSupplierResources@jhuapl.edu and provide a completed set of Annual Representations and Certifications and W-8BEN/W-8BEN-E or W-9 forms (which are available on our Vendor Forms webpage) along with details about your company and your products/services (attachments are helpful).
If you are a small business, please feel free to contact APL’s Supplier Diversity Resource Office (SDRO).
How We Partner Together
Information we need about your organization, including a SAM/Unique Entity ID and a NAICS code, to make the process of becoming one of our suppliers as straightforward as possible.
Cybersecurity Information for Suppliers
Information on cybersecurity policies and compliance for our suppliers, including requirements for handling Covered Defense Information and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.
Forms for vendors, including annual representations and certifications, monthly report and invoice templates, purchase order general provisions, and agreement-specific certifications.
Resources and information on a certified accounting system, invoicing, and timekeeping.
Supplier Diversity Resource Office
At APL, supplier diversity and inclusion are a business imperative. Our Supplier Diversity Resource Office was established to achieve and advance small business program goals.