News & Outreach
Procurement Services eNews chronicles UW procurement news and information to assist faculty and staff in staying knowledgeable by providing tips, guidance and details about upcoming improvements with UW systems or processes in our rapidly changing procurement landscape.
eNews Bulletin: 2016 Fiscal Year End Close - June Cutoff Dates - June 13, 2016
The 2016 Fiscal Year End Close website is available with the activities and cutoff dates to ensure that your expenditures and revenue have been recorded to the appropriate budgets(s) for the closing fiscal year.
Note: In order to reflect expenses in the proper fiscal year, invoices for goods or services received in Fiscal Year 2016 need to reflect an INVOICE DATE of June 30th or earlier. Please contact your suppliers to communicate the importance of invoices being dated June 30th (or earlier) if your budget needs to reflect an accrual for fiscal year 2016 expense in the month of June.
If you have any questions, please contact Procurement Customer Service at email@example.com.
eNews Bulletin: Fiscal Year End Close for 2016 Website is Live! - June 1, 2016The 2016 Fiscal Year End Close website is available with the activities and cut-off dates to ensure that your expenditures and revenue have been recorded to the appropriate budgets(s) for the closing fiscal year.It is important, considering Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), that transactions be recorded in the correct reporting period. Therefore, we recommend departments submit their accounting documents to the appropriate departments prior to the final closing dates listed on the website located at: http://f2.washington.edu/fm/ps/tools-for-reconciling/fiscal-year-end. If you have any questions, please contact Procurement Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
eNews Bulletin: Mettler-Toledo Rainin Catalog Not Currently Available - April 15, 2016
Rainin Instrument, LLC and Mettler-Toledo Inc. have combined to become Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC. The Rainin Instrument catalog is not available for placing orders and Rainin Instrument (Supplier # 112895) and Mettler-Toledo (Supplier # 169452) will be unavailable in eProcurement while updates are being made. Please use your ProCard to place urgent orders. For any questions, please contact email@example.com.
eNews Bulletin: Ariba Firefox Browser Retirement - March 21, 2016The Special Ariba Firefox (ESR version) Browser has been retired. We highly encourage you to update your browser to a newer version. Detailed instructions on verifying, uninstalling, and updating your web browser can be found on the Supported Browsers webpage.
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Procurement Business Reviews
One way to recognize what needs improvement in Procurement Services or a department process is with dialog on a regular basis to understand where departments are having difficulties interacting with procurement systems or processes. Our Outreach Program includes a department business review that focuses on pain points and opportunities to streamline department processes. We bring data in the form of a Departmental Dashboard Report, in addition to system and process specialists from Procurement Services to listen and problem solve collaboratively.
For a business review appointment, please contact: