The Travel and Card Team is excited to welcome Terry Wilson as our new Travel Manager! Terry joins us from Fox World Travel where he spent the last nine years in project management and after-hours …
Notice from Airgas of extraordinary cost increase charge for helium
This is an update notice about events impacting the helium industry and causing supply constraints. While the UW–Madison supply level will continue to be met (or nearly met), pricing will be impacted.
Updating Wisconsin Certificate of Exemption Status (CES) Number
As of July 1, 2022, new 15-digit CES numbers are required when making purchases exempt from Wisconsin sales and use tax. If the new CES is not received prior to any purchase, sales and use tax will be withheld.
Division of Business Services Newsletter – June 2022
This is the June 2022 Division of Business Services (DoBS) newsletter, sharing information related to DoBS activities. This edition includes info on: fiscal year-end reporting deadlines, Gift Funds policy updates, driver authorization reminders, training info, and new hire details.
ShopUW+ Supplier Manager Function launched May 9
ShopUW+ launched a Supplier Manager module May 9. The Supplier Manager module moves all supplier management processes from the Shared Financial System (SFS) into ShopUW+. New resource web pages offer guidance for ShopUW+ users and Suppliers.
Update on shipping services – UPS not accepting new accounts
(Updated 6/6/22) UPS is no longer setting up accounts to receive discounted rates through E&I. Existing accounts are being migrated to a DOA-managed contract. Users are encouraged to procure services through FedEx, UPS, and USPS to receive the best pricing.
Purchasing Card News – April 2022
Purchasing Card (P-card) newsletter for April 2022. Info includes: updates fiscal year-end, more approvals required for single purchase increase limits greater than $5000, and audit findings.
Honma brings experience in accounting and finance to UW
David Honma will join UW–Madison as the new assistant vice chancellor of business services and controller. Honma will replace Dan Langer, who retired.
New “Find Capital Equipment Assets” WISER Tool
A new “Find Capital Equipment Assets” search tool for WISER is now available. This search tool is intended for DPA and financial staff usage. This allows departments to create their own ad hoc reporting on their capital equipment.
Reminder: In-person SWAP sales suspended
SWAP is not open to in-person sales, but online auction services remain available at swapauction.wisc.edu.