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Purchasing Services Launches New Website

Thursday, December 17th

Penn Purchasing Services is pleased to announce it has launched its new website at  Designed to speak to and support many different audiences within the Penn community, from those individuals that oversee procurement for their departments to local and regional suppliers that do business with the University, the new site features many enhancements for its visitors. Incorporating feedback from site users and other stakeholders, the new design features:

- New supplier search capabilities that offer purchasers the ability to refine their

requests based on specific criteria;

- Reorganized content so users can quickly find the information they need, using fewer clicks to reach their targeted destination;

- Simplified industry concepts and terms in easy-to-understand language; and

- Integrated best practices which enhance the overall user experience.


If you bookmarked any of your favorite pages, please take a few moments to reset them. Here is a list of the most frequently visited webpages:

Approved Caterers

Commodity Matrix

How to Return Products to Suppliers

P.O. Cancellation Procedure

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Resend a PO to a Supplier

Supplier Classifications

Tax Exemption Certificate

University Supplier Types

Many other preferred webpages are accessible via the home page of the site.


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