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]
Multiple publication orders can be added to the same requisition in Workday: ADD a separate line per invoice and put EACH ORDER # in the MEMO to Suppliers along with the Worktags- (be sure to match the lines Worktags to those put in MEMO to Suppliers). Combing orders with the same Worktags on the same requisition makes for easier tracking.
Be sure to put in a thorough Business Purpose, not just “ordering publications”- remember to justify the WHY.
Handle county-to-county payments within University funds when possible, not necessary to write a check -OSU to OSU
Before the expense: use the other county/department’s Worktags in the expensing. If paying for supplies/items, put other department/office’s Worktags in expensing PCard entry; if paying for another department/office staff’s travel: put other department/office’s worktags in for the SA/Expense Report and attach preapproval to use the othe county's Worktags.
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.
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.
The Uniprint ordering system does not communicate with Workday, so similarly to 4-H Publications with Comm Media, while placing the order through UniPrint- start creating the requisition - Buckeye Buy request - to pay them in Workday. It is helpful to have both UniPrint and Workday windows open at the same time for this 2-STEP PROCESS.
After obtaining preapproval, go to the UniPrint website and begin to place your order through their online ordering form – but do not ‘SUBMIT” your order in UniPrint yet: