UC Procurement News

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Agreements - PS
February 28, 2024

IT Consulting UC-Wide Agreements

SWP launches 12 new systemwide strategic agreements with top-tier IT Consulting firms.

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US helium plant in Texas
January 25, 2024

UC Procurement in the News

UC Procurement outlines risks to medicine and research as helium supplies dwindle and the US helium stockpile is sold to a private gas supplier.
Award winners at 2023 CHEC Conference
December 01, 2023

Check Out What Happened at CHEC

UC Procurement (SWP and UCSD) took home three awards at the CHEC Conference in late November at UCLA.
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September 22, 2023

Changing the Microscope Purchasing Game

Since implementing the UC-wide microscope agreements in Spring 2023, microscope purchases are going from quote to PO in two days!
Coming soon - one site for policy, training, events, news, resources and more...
September 22, 2023

New Digital Home for UC Procurement

UC Procurement launching new website uniting five different sites into one resource.
September 22, 2023

Creating a Sustainable Food Supply

How UC can achieve economic, ecological and health goals by developing a supply chain of high-quality regional meats using regenerative practices and creating a regenerative agriculture movement across California.
Graph showing progress in green spend by campuses
February 25, 2021

Making Headway in Sustainability

The University of California continues to make headway on ambitious procurement initiatives – from purchasing more sustainable products to holding licensees accountable through a Code of Conduct.
Calendar changing from 2020 to 2021
February 25, 2021

Covered Services: Year One Done

One year ago, UC began implementing Regents Policy 5402 (Policy Generally Prohibiting Contracting for Services), and reached collective bargaining agreements with AFSCME (Association of Federal, State, County, and Municipal Employees) bargaining units.
Continuous process improvement
February 24, 2021

Slow and Steady Wins the Race...

The Systemwide Content Management Continuous Improvement project is evaluating the full Content Management lifecycle of our eProcurement platforms to identify and assess pain points with the goal of improving content strategy and relevant processes.

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September 30, 2020

CalUsource Source-to-Contract Dashboard

The CalUsource and Strategic Sourcing teams partnered to create a source-to-contract dashboard that displays a graphical representation of each Category team's sourcing events and contracts in CalUsource.

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