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  • Procurement Process Enhancements

    June 9, 2020

    Central Procurement Services is pleased to announce a number of enhancements to procurement processes at the University of Toronto. We have raised thresholds and streamlined administrative effort, while at the same time incorporated new procurement legislation and regulation arising from trade agreements. New Procurement Policy Business Board recently approved the revised University Procurement Policy which
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  • PO Workflow Process is now live

    August 2, 2018

    We are pleased to announce the new PO Workflow process is available in FIS for end users at the St. George campus. As previously communicated, PO Workflow removes the Purchase Requisition step for purchases at or greater than $25,000. Over the past month, Procurement Services and FAST have been holding training and information sessions to
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  • Changes to FIS Purchase Orders

    June 21, 2018

    We are pleased to announce a process improvement to the way end users at the St. George Campus request Purchase Orders at or greater than $25,000. Effective August 1, 2018, end users will be able to create an FIS Purchase Order (including Lease Orders) at or greater than $25,000 without first creating a Purchase Requisition.
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  • Revised form for Non-Competitive Procurement

    May 5, 2016

    A revised Non-Competitive (Single/Sole Source) Procurement Justification form has replaced the former Sole Source form. Effective June 1, 2016, it is the document to be used when requesting non-competitive procurement. This revised form clarifies the requirement for a rationale from requestors justifying the procurement of goods and/or services on a non-competitive basis. In addition, the
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