The effort to grow awareness of and interaction with diverse suppliers has been effective with an increase in annual purchase volume from $31.4 million in 2013 to $44.9 million in 2018. The targeted diverse supplier program has yielded over $8 million in growth for select suppliers since the program’s inception in 2013.
The Procurement Certification Program, which was launched for business service center staff members in 2016, is open to all campus staff members beginning this fall.
Procurement Services will continue hosting monthly webinars this year and in 2019 to help campus purchasers learn more about e-SHOP. These workshops provide basic e-SHOP training and familiarize users with features that may help make purchasing easier.
Johnston Food Service and Cleaning Solutions is now available to e-SHOP users in Building Care, and W.B. Mason was awarded a custodial agreement to serve other departments. Hill & Markes has added a punch-out site, and America To Go has added a new customer dashboard for diverse supplier spending.
For the fifth year in a row, Cornell’s Procurement and Payment Services has been awarded the Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institute (NPI).
The University Policy Office announces revisions to University Policy 3.17, Accepting Credit Cards to Conduct University Business.
The University Policy Office announces revisions to University Policy 3.22, Safekeeping of Financial Assets, Including Cash, Checks, and Securities.
The Export Control Office has updated the roles and responsibilities for the end user, business service centers, Procurement and Payment Services, and the Export Control Officer in Buying Manual section 617, Export Controls.
Though outdoor temperatures were hot, attendees asked questions, looked for giveaway items and special deals, and tasted a variety of food from Cornell and local cafes and caterers.
After 39 years of service, Glenn Morey will be retiring from Cornell Procurement and Payment Services on July 30, 2018. His last day in the office is June 1.
A new feature of Concur called Expense Assistant is designed to improve and accelerate your expense reporting experience.
Later this year, two new features will add value to the Concur mobile app and make travel reporting even easier.
Once you’ve experienced the power and convenience of its mobile app, you might not want to leave home without it.
Thanks to the work of our strategic sourcing team, employees can now receive significant discounts off retail pricing from Sedgwick Business Interiors.
Rogan’s Corner is offering breakfast delivery through America To Go in e-SHOP. Rogan’s offers a variety of breakfast options as well as beverages.
Cornell e-SHOP users now are able to buy from Amazon for Business. Procurement and Payment Services has been piloting a program with Amazon in e-SHOP since September 2017 and has received positive customer feedback.
DFA is pleased to announce the monthly LTIP data from FY12 through FY18 through December 2017 has been loaded to the Organization Financial Activity dashboard in OBIEE.
Financial Systems Administration and Information Delivery (FSAID) has changed its name to Financial Information Services.
Along with our efforts to make buying easier for the campus, the Buying Manual has been updated in conjunction with the increase in the university bid limit to $25,000 and the e-SHOP transaction limit to $1,500.
Effective Feb. 1, the limits on e-SHOP transactions and university bids will be raised.