Our warehouses have thousands of items including beverages, breakroom supplies, buffers, chemicals, copy paper, gas cylinders, gloves, lab supplies, nitrile, office products and OSU branded items.
For a quick and effective search of Ohio State Stores products available to order through Workday, click on the search catalog link, enter a brief but detailed product description, and click the Inventory box in the left margin, as shown in the screenshots below.
Coming in October 2023, Internal Service Providers (ISPs) will use a new process in Workday to invoice other internal departments or units at Ohio State. The Internal Order Billing (IOB) process replaces the need to create an Internal Service Delivery (ISD) to bill other internal departments.
Blanket Orders are used for transactions that occur frequently, have a high variation of product types, have undetermined timing, and are not available in Buckeye Buy. Not to be used for 'GOODS', only Services.
Accounts Payable advises users to include the service to be provided and frequency in the description line of the requisition. It will also be helpful to include the expected term agreement details in the memo to supplier field (example, $50.00/month for 12 months).
Please note: if this is a renewal PO, remember to inidicate the old PO# in a comment or memo box.
When choosing ‘Buckeye Buy’ use CONNECT to search the online store for Preferred and Contracted Supplier catalogs, use the NEW link to search the familiar Business Finance “Find a Suppler” page by clicking on ‘OSU Purchasing Contract Book’
Suppliers can now be searched by keyword, product category, certifications, and designations such as MBE, EDGE, Buckeye Buy, etc. [Newslink: 6.27.22]
Blanket Purchase Orders can be used for leasing postage equipment. Please use: Quadient Leasing and Pitney Bowes Inc. for the equipment leasing agreements. If your agreement is still current, you can upload that same agreement for each new Purchase Order for the years that it covers. Otherwise, please contact the company to obtain a new agreement to attach as a quote in the requisition.
Previous guidance was that the OPERS form was needed with the vendor setup form when paying an individual for a service. It appears now that any payments (excluding reimbursements or miscellanenous payments for youth awards) to an individual, or sole proprietor, for goods or services requires the OPERS form along with the vendor setup form (primarily for requisitions).