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FedEx Shipping and Billing

February 8, 2018

The University has a master contract with FedEx that includes a discounted rate for FedEx via the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). These charges are paid to FedEx centrally and billed to you via CBM (Customer Billing Management). If you have a FedEx account that is billed directly to you, please contact Ammar Yameen, Director of Strategic Supply, at to have your account linked to the UNC-CH master account.

Airgas Winter Holiday Schedule

December 12, 2017

To: Business Managers From: Bernard Law, Purchasing Services Airgas will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 for the holidays and will not make any deliveries on these days. They will resume their normal operations on Wednesday, Dec. … Continued

Airgas, Dry Ice and Gas Deliveries for Thanksgiving Week

November 17, 2017

To:  University Business Managers,MOU Financial Leads,Research Administration Support Group From: Bernard Law, Director, Purchasing Services Airgas will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23-Friday, Nov. 24. Dry ice deliveries will be Monday, Nov. 20 and Wednesday, Nov. 22. Gas cylinder … Continued

Reimbursement email will soon be easier to recognize

October 30, 2017

Disbursement Services has revamped the email that announces reimbursements to address phishing and security concerns. These improvements are a direct result of feedback from the University community and will be effective on messages as of Friday, Nov. 3.

New Director of Procurement

October 26, 2017

To: University Business Managers, Finance Council Members, Major Organizational Unit (MOU) Financial Leads, Finance Staff From: Beau Jimmerson, Executive Director, Strategic Sourcing and Payment Services I’m pleased to welcome a new addition to the Strategic Sourcing and Payment Services team. … Continued

Viewing Attachments to a Purchase Order

October 4, 2017

The ConnectCarolina Team has included instructions for how to view attachments once a requisition has been converted to a purchase order (PO). The Purchase Order Inquiry can be used to view attachments associated with a PO after the PO is sourced. Reference Card found here:

Changes to the Waiver of Competition Form

August 22, 2017

It has been determined that the purchasing agent and team lead signatures are no longer required on form 708.1.3f, and the title of this form has been updated to “1232.1.1f – Customer Request for a Brand/Vendor-Specific Waiver of Competition.”

Martha Pendergrass to Fill New Special Programs Role

July 28, 2017

Martha Pendergrass has accepted a new role as special programs officer, effective Aug. 7. In this newly-created role, she will report to Senior Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and University Treasurer Brian Smith.

DDD: 2017-2019 Travel Subsistence Rate Revision

July 17, 2017

Effective July 1, 2017, the Office of State Budget and Management revised the allowable subsistence per day payments for state employees’ in-state and out-of-state travel. The new rates will be effective for fiscal years 2017-2019.