Procurement and Payment Services Newsletter
Summer 2019
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New Short Term Vehicle Rental Program

We are pleased to announce a new program for short term (1-7 day) vehicle rentals in place of the Northwestern Motor Pool. Effective August 5, 2019, faculty and staff are able to rent vehicles directly from Enterprise Car Rental.  Learn more >

2019 Preferred Vendor Expo

Join us for the 2019 Preferred Vendor Expo! The Expo will take place on Thursday, August 15 at the Norris University Center Louis Room from 11am - 2pm. Learn more >


The New iBuyNU

The new iBuyNU went live on April 1. PPS continues to work with Aquiire on stabilization and enhancement projects that will make iBuyNU more efficient and user friendly. Learn more >


Fiscal Year End Preparation

As we conclude Fiscal Year 2019, be sure to visit the Northwestern Fiscal Year End website for important information included key dates, tasks, and contacts.  Learn more >


Three-way Match Requirement Change Implemented

Effective July 25, 2019 the $500 receipt requirement for non-catalog purchase orders was increased to $5,000. Learn more >

Cost Saving Initiatives

Procurement and Payment Services has started to implement several procurement cost saving initiatives. Learn more >

Regular Features

New Contracts
Includes AV Integration, student renter's insurance, and more

Existing Contract Updates
Free shipping with more iBuyNU lab vendors, United Airline Pricing Promotion, and more

Contracts We're Working On
Includes University-wide Print Management Initiate, security guards, and more

Sustainability Highlights
Students donate nearly 8,000 pounds during move out

Wildcard Advantage Updates
Includes Swantiques, Pizza Hut, and more

General Reminders
Hold for pickup request tips, supplier ID information, and more

New Fisher Stockroom in Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center

There is a new Fisher stockroom on the mezzanine level of Simpson Querrey.  Learn more >

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