The third annual Academic and Staff Satisfaction Survey offers staff members and academics the opportunity to rate dozens of administrative services. Supply Chain Management welcomes your feedback, which helps us to create action plans for how to better serve you. Below is an outline of the service lines addressed in the survey. The survey is open through Wednesday March 11th.
What We Do: AP initiates purchase order invoice documents, disburses supplier and individual payments for various financial commitments and ensures payments are complete, timely, and in compliance with internal and external regulations.
What We Don't Do: This unit is separate from the activities provided by the SSO Finance or other shared services organizations.
Banking Card Services
What We Do: Our programs include the virtual card (PaymentPlus), the Procurement card (P-card), the e-procurement Ghost cards and the CTS and Travel card solutions.
What We Don't Do: This unit is separate from the activities provided by the SSO Finance, other shared services organizations, or the accepting of credit card payments.
Distribution & Logistics
What We Do: We provide centralized postal, logistics, and shipping services. Additional services include repurposing surplus property through Aggie Surplus, furniture installation and at-need labor through Special Services along with three storerooms that stock and distribute frequently used materials for the research community, such as compressed gas cylinders, tax-free alcohol, and controlled-substances. We also provide hardware materials for building repairs, operations, and maintenance organizations.
What We Don't Do: This unit does not directly deliver equipment, supplies or medical support to UC Davis Health, beyond postal and shipping services.
Procurement and Contracting Services
What We Do: We acquire goods and services at the best possible value via market research, risk analysis, contract negotiation, efficient payment vehicles and strategic sourcing while ensuring compliance with policy and statutory requirements. Services include Procurement Services, Contracting Services, Strategic Sourcing and AggieBuy.
What We Don't Do: This unit does not handle contracts related to building design or construction.
What We Do: We provide design and creative services as well as digital copying, printing, scanning, large format printing and bindery services. The department also administers the Campus Copier Program (CCP), providing departments with black only or color multi-function devices to copy, print, scan and fax.
What We Don't Do: The copiers in our Program are serviced by the vendors' factory trained technicians.
Travel & Entertainment
What We Do: Our services including travel reimbursement and guidance on travel policy and requirements, including the development and maintenance of AggieTravel, the university’s travel and entertainment expense reporting system.
We look forward to hearing how these services support your work at UC Davis and how we can improve them in the future!