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February 2, 2023
Resolved: Potential Payment Delays for Invoices in the PantherExpress System
As of February 2, 2023, we resolved an issue with potential payment delays for invoices in the ...
January 25, 2023
Nationwide Recycled Paper Shortage
SUPRA, a University-Wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies, has increased its inventory of virgin (non-...
January 20, 2023
OneCard to Replace the Travel Card & P-Card
In December 2022, the former institutional purchasing credit cards, the University Travel Card and P-card, were replaced by a singular payment method:...
December 22, 2022
Concur Security Alert: Be Aware of Phishing Scams
The University has been informed that a recent fraudulent email phishing scheme has impacted another Concur customer. While we are not aware of any current phishing schemes impacting the...
December 21, 2022
SUPRA/Office Depot Price Increases Anticipated Beginning January 1
Beginning January 1, 2023, SUPRA/Office Depot, a University-wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies...
December 13, 2022
50% off Sale for PPE from the Dietrich School Stockroom
You may remember that we established a centralized inventory for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and specialized COVID-19 mitigation supplies, which were previously difficult to acquire during...
December 8, 2022
Supplier Update: Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices
Effective as of January 1, 2023, Beckman Coulter and Molecular Devices will join the existing Scientific Supplier Consolidation Initiative. This means that as of this date, these...
December 6, 2022
Smart Solutions Updated Supplier Status
As of January 1, 2023, Smart Solutions will no longer be a University-wide Contracted Supplier. Departments may continue to purchase directly from Smart Solutions through the Non-...
December 2, 2022
Upcoming Downtime for the PantherExpress System
The PantherExpress System will be unavailable starting 12 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2022, through 12 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022. This downtime is due to the upgrade...
November 23, 2022
Winter Recess 2022 – Important Reminders & Dates
With the University’s Winter Recess approaching (December 23, 2022 – January 2, 2023), we wanted to send a few reminders as well as the schedule for Purchase, Pay & Travel...
November 22, 2022
New University-wide Contracted Supplier: Hunt Optics & Imaging Inc., dba B&B Microscopes
We are pleased to announce a new University-wide Contracted Supplier – Hunt Optics & Imaging Inc...
November 21, 2022
Announcing PrintGizmo for Print & Graphic Design Orders
We are excited to announce the launch of eLynxx’s PrintGizmo, which is intended to streamline the process for ordering print and graphic design services from University-wide Contracted Suppliers....
November 17, 2022
America To Go: Available For Your Holiday & Year-end Events!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the holidays fast approaching, bringing with them the close of another calendar year! As we enter into the holiday season and prepare for meetings and...
October 31, 2022
Staff Update Impacting Conferences & Events
Please review the following which is intended to inform you of a staffing update in Purchasing Services, impacting conferences and events:
- As of September 5, 2022, Melissa Vrana has...
October 14, 2022
Simplified Ordering from the UPMC Genome Center
The following information is intended to simplify ordering from the UPMC Genome Center (“UGC”) in the PantherExpress System:
When ordering from the UPMC Genome Center, please choose...