Supply Chain Management News

SCM Works With Timbuk2 to Produce Masks for Staff


When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on April 7 recommended that everyone wear some form of cloth face covering in public settings as a means of reducing the chance of spread of COVID-19, Supply Chain Management’s (SCM) Andrew Clark, director of Strategic Procurement, started the hunt for masks for UCSF staff. Read more...

3/24/2020
Change in Issuing Check Payments


Beginning March 30, 2020, Supply Chain Management (SCM) will be reducing the frequency of issuing check payments from daily to three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Read more...

Concur Detect Reviewing Expense Reports


On November 1, Accounts Payable (AP) began using new software called Concur Detect. Concur Detect works in conjunction with MyExpense to analyze expense report information using artificial intelligence. The system helps to improve controls and reduce financial risk. Read more...

Important Year-End Deadlines Approaching


The fiscal year-end is rapidly approaching and Supply Chain Management (SCM) would like to remind you of important upcoming dates when buying goods and services during this time. Read more...

Accounts Payable Moves to SCM


Effective August 1, UCSF Finance has consolidated the campus Accounts Payable (AP), Travel and Entertainment, and Supply Chain Management (SCM) functions into one unit. This change was made to create one customer-centered organization, placing all parts of the campus procure-to-pay process under the same leadership for the first time. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

Campuswide Inventory of -80 Ultra-low Temperature Freezers


It is estimated that UCSF stores more than $1 billion in research materials in -80°C Ultra-low Temperature (ULT) freezers (based on the number of units, value of contents and labor to replace those). If a natural disaster strikes that results in a prolonged power outage, these valuable materials – some irreplaceable – are at risk. In preparation for such an event, it is crucial that UCSF has accurate information about our ULT freezers that includes the number, location and disaster-readiness of each unit.  Read more...

Details on Furniture Contract


Whether you’re looking to outfit a complete building or just need to update your current office furniture, UCSF’s new contract with One Workplace (OWP) will make your job easier. Read more...

Surplus Sales Prioritized 


Did you know that capital asset surplus items are prioritized for the first seven days of sale to UCSF departments exclusively? Logistics-DSM manages the sale of these items through Public Surplus, a third-party online auction website. Read more...