Joe Collins Joe Collins, procurement manager, wrote this column. As we enter the second half of the fiscal year, chances are that we will need to purchase more items that support Fermilab’s mission. As budgets become clear, purchasing activity goes up, and so does the urgency of the need. The Procurement Department helps the laboratory meet its acquisition needs. Procurement’s mission is to help obtain the goods and services required at the right time and at the overall best value….