Procurement Services would like to thank everyone we have had the pleasure of working with this year. UNI is a remarkable place that contains a unique, diverse group of people and we appreciate working with you, value your feedback and are excited about the future. Below is a recap of key articles from our newsletter. Please do not hesitate to contact the Procurement Services Team if you have any additional questions or comments.
- Procurement Services in conjunction with the Office of Business Operations (OBO) created the Amazon Business Account available to purchase items not available on existing contracts.
- Supplyworks added to the iProcurement platform; available for Campus Supply to purchase chemical and cleaning supplies.
April – June
- Grainger, Fisher and VWR added to the iProcurement platform. Additional information is available on the Procurement Services Contracts Page.
- Implementation of a Purchase Order (PO) print process allowing printed copies of PO’s to be created for record keeping purposes only.
July – September
- The end of the year required many users to update their favorite accounts. Step-by-step instructions can be found on the iProcurement Resources Page, with a link to a PDF document titled, How to Update Your Favorite Charge Accounts in iProcurement.
- Category Codes added to the RFP process. If you have questions involving searching and choosing codes the August 2017 Procurement Services Newsletter contains a helpful article.
- Vendor fair held in Maucker Union allowed campus users to meet iProcurement suppliers, share experiences and try new and alternative products.
October – December
- Procurement Services worked with offices across campus to implement a new document destruction contract available as current contracts expire. Additional information is available in the Procurement Services November Newsletter.
- The UNI Amazon implementation was documented in a paper titled “Collaboration That Improves Contract Compliance, Audit & Service”, submitted to a national business officer’s organization (CACUBO) and awarded First Place for Best Practices in 2017.