Procurement Services

 

Mission
Procurement Services purposes to continually identify and incorporate innovative purchasing practices, as we source goods and services for the University of Puget Sound in a cost-effective and ethical manner.  We, along with the other members of the Office of Finance, support the mission of the University of Puget Sound by striving to provide excellent financial services to all members of the university community.

Vision
Our actions reflect our values and enable us to consistently provide accurate, efficient, and timely financial services in a courteous manner, to all of our constituents.

Competitive requests for proposals, requests for bids or pricing agreements with established group purchasing organizations (GPO) are just a few of the methods we may use to find the best pricing for the purchase of goods and services.  Some of the other services we provide include:

    • Vendor management
    • Dispute resolution - pricing, delivery, services, non-performance
    • Contract negotiation
    • Product sourcing
    • Assistance with returns
    • Resolution of billing issues
    • Requests for quotes
    • Requests for proposals

Procurement Services is located in the Facilities Services Building, in Building #14, lower level at 901 North Union Street.

Parking is available at the Memorial Fieldhouse parking lot by building #28.   
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We have a loading dock with a lift gate that can accommodate a truck up to 53 feet long.

Supplier Relations
Puget Sound believes in maintaining positive and professional vendor relationships, consisting of mutual respect and understanding. Vendors doing business with the university for the first time must complete our vendor information packet, including agreement with our Terms and Conditions.

Vendor packet requests should be directed to procurement@pugetsound.edu.

 

Reference Materials & Training - Procurement

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