Amazon Business will soon have a punchout catalog in Marketplace for purchasing. Orders processed through the punchout catalog will be processed through our normal Accounts Payable channels, eliminating the need for reconciliations or reimbursements in Concur.
This past Spring, the PSC Travel Team announced a behind the scenes update expected to go live in the Concur Travel platform this July. This update will replace the global distribution system (GDS) that enables airline bookings in Concur (and agent bookings with Christopherson Business Travel) at our negotiated carrier rates.
Our commercial card provider, US Bank, has changed its procedure for expedited card requests. Effective immediately, all newly issued and replacement cards will incur a $20 fee for rush delivery. The fee will be charged to the card account associated with the request, and it will be the responsibility of the cardholder and/or their department to reconcile this expense. The PSC does not charge any fees for rush processing.
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On September 5, 2023, OfficeScapes, Colorado’s leading furnishings solution partner, and Elements studio started doing business as Slate. This DBA (“doing business as”) change will now take effect in CU Marketplace.
The Procurement Service Center (PSC) is excited to announce a significant redesign of CU Marketplace which is set to launch in Fall 2024. Developed in collaboration with campus partners, this redesign will enhance the user experience and streamline procurement processes.
On the last day of the fiscal year, a process will run to roll forward encumbrances that are remaining on purchase orders from FY24 to FY25. This means any POs that are not fully invoiced will be rolled forward so that the encumbrance balances accurately reflect purchase orders that are not fully used.
This year, the PSC will be renewing the university’s contract with SAP Concur for our Travel and Expense Management system.
Effective May 1, 2024, the Source Selection & Price Reasonableness (SSPR) form is no longer required for purchases under $50,000. This also means that the sole source justification and associated price cost analysis form is also not required for purchases under $50,000. This adjustment, supported by your campus Controller and Grants & Contracts offices, aims to streamline procurement processes, increase opportunities for local and disadvantaged suppliers, and enhance efficiency.
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