News

LIFE SCIENCE SUPPLIER SHOW 11-26-2018

Procurement Services will be hosting a Life Science Supplier Show on Monday, November 26, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm in the BSRB seminar rooms ABC where vendors will be on hand to discuss their product lines and exhibit new items. Attendees can also learn about improved discounts negotiated by Procurement for research reagents such as antibodies, recombinant proteins, ELISA kits and multiplex assays. All who attend can enjoy a complimentary lunch and enter to win one of our great door prizes. 

Website and graphic design services now available in Quote to Order

Procurement Services launched a new and more versatile ordering system for website and graphic design projects on Monday, October 16, 2017. The new system—known as Quote to Order (QTO)—was designed to allow customers to obtain quotes from strategic suppliers for their commodity-based projects. The customer will be able to select what type of service they are looking for, from hosting to developing a brand new website, and specify their requirements within the system.

PCard program - new chip cards are coming

We are pleased to announce that J.P. Morgan Chase will be issuing chip cards to replace current PCards. During the month of August, J.P. Morgan Chase will take steps to convert all cardholders to chip cards with the estimated mailing date of August 17, 2017.  Once mailed, cardholders should receive their new card within two weeks.

New federal regulations for procurement coming in FY 2019

The University of Michigan will be implementing new federal regulations for procurement on July 1, 2017, the start of fiscal year 2018. The regulations—known as Uniform Guidance—are issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). 

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