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Holiday Hours

December 04, 2019

In order to observe the upcoming winter holidays, Supply Chain Management units will be closed or have limited service. All units will be closed Dec. 24-Dec. 25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 1 and keep regular hours Dec. 23, 26, 27 and 30, unless noted below:

Winter Holidays Purchasing Deadline

November 14, 2019

The end of the calendar year and winter holidays are approaching. Please plan now for any purchases you’ll be making before 2019 comes to an end. Below is an important deadline to keep in mind:

Thursday December 12 KFS Requisitions, Purchase Agreements and Vendor Requests associated with those REQs and PAs must be in the KFS Action List of Vendor Services by 5 p.m. in order to be processed prior to the Winter Holidays.

New AggieShip Training Now Available!

October 30, 2019

AggieShip Online Training is now available in the UC Learning Center; enter AggieShip in the search field to locate and complete the 25-minute training.  This training provides a high-level overview of AggieShip and is recommended for new users.  If you will be shipping hazardous materials, or shipping internationally, specific hazardous or international training modules are required before access is granted for those specific shipping modules.

Furniture Program Moving to Design & Construction Management

October 18, 2019

In an effort to streamline the furniture buying process, the Furniture Program is moving from Supply Chain Management to Design & Construction Management (DCM) Special Projects Group, effective Monday Oct. 21, 2019. Campus customers will still receive assistance in purchasing contracted office furniture through partnered suppliers, and DCM will collaborate with Special Services to insure that delivery and installation is completed quickly and efficiently.

MERRY XRAY Developer Services Update October 2019

October 10, 2019

The UC Davis contracted supplier, MERRY XRAY, has notified us that they can only sell chemicals for development.  MERRY XRAY will no longer provide the chemical exchange service, waste disposal, preventative maintenance, or repair.  Chemical waste can be picked up by UC Davis Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) if you choose to continue to buy the chemicals from MERRY XRAY.   Please contact hazwaste@ucdavis.edu for requests, and create and submit a WASTE TAG for disposal.  More information on

GE Healthcare Name Change

October 03, 2019

GE-Name-Change-Oct-2019.pdf

As of Tuesday 10/1/19, the acquisition of GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences Corp by the Danaher Corporation has resulted in a new business name: Global Life Sciences Solutions USA LLC.  More information on the change is included in the attached document.

 

What Has Changed?

Fiscal Close by the Numbers

August 06, 2019

Another Fiscal Close has come to an end and Supply Chain Management’s Business and Financial Services would like to thank all of the university staff who helped our campus smoothly transition to the new fiscal year. The volume of Kuali Financial Services (KFS) payment request transactions processed between May 15 and July 15 increased by more than 9% and the number of AggieTravel increased by more than 40%!

Airgas Purchase Orders

July 23, 2019

Using open/blanket PO’s with Airgas is an effective method for receiving items as needed, without requiring a PO for every order. To achieve the most efficient invoice processing, please follow the instructions outlined below for open/blanket PO’s with our e-invoicing suppliers.

New Rates for Repro Graphics

July 09, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, Repro Graphics rates have changed for the first time since 2013. Rates for large format printing and the Campus Copier Program have decreased, along with slight increases in rates for quick copy, color copy, vend outs, design and bindery services. Overall, a reduction in recharge rates of about $24,000 for Fiscal Year 2019/20 is expected.

Rate changes are as follows:

AggieSurplus Myths

July 08, 2019

Summer is a great time to clear your clutter and make room for a new academic year. You may have heard that AggieSurplus can help by returning into circulation excess campus and UC Davis Health equipment, furniture and supplies. You may have also heard some of these common Aggie Surplus myths.

Top Five AggieSurplus Myths

Mission Linen Purchase Orders

June 27, 2019

In preparation for a new fiscal year, many departments create annual open/blanket PO’s for many products and services from our trusted suppliers.

Using open/blanket PO’s with Mission Linen is an effective method for receiving items as needed, without requiring a PO for every order.

To achieve the most efficient invoice processing, please follow the instructions outlined below for open/blanket PO’s with our e-invoicing suppliers

AggieTravel: Professional Expenses

June 27, 2019

With the exception of professional memberships and certifications, these expenses represent unauthorized purchases according to UC Procurement Policy. All purchases of goods or services on behalf of the university are required to follow appropriate procurement processes and procedures. For expenses not related to travel or entertainment, this usually includes explicit approval by authorized personnel before the purchase occurs.

Aramark Purchase Orders

June 26, 2019

In preparation for a new fiscal year, many departments create annual open/blanket PO’s for many products and services from our trusted suppliers.

Using open/blanket PO’s with Aramark Uniform is an effective method for receiving items as needed, without requiring a PO for every order.

To achieve the most efficient invoice processing, please follow the instructions outlined below for open/blanket PO’s with our e-invoicing suppliers