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What is Strategic Sourcing?It is a UC systemwide collaborative effort to increase customer satisfaction by enhancing product quality and service levels, while leveraging UC buying power to significantly lower total costs. The Strategic Sourcing Program uses the joint purchasing power of all the UC campuses, medical centers, and labs to obtain substantial pricing discounts from regional and national suppliers of commonly used commodities. More about the systemwide strategic sourcing effort can be found on the UC Procurement site.
The local Strategic Sourcing group provides the following, to ensure success of the program on our campus:
Locating Strategic Sourcing AgreementsFor links and access information for systemwide agreements, click here.
DaFIS users can also run the Agreement Lookup (34) in DaFIS Decision Support, which will include local agreements. To get complete results, be sure that Show Chartwide Agreements and Show Campuswide Agreements are checked. Click on the Schedule This Query button and receive regular agreement updates directly to your e-mail In Box!
Using Strategic Sourcing AgreementsYou can purchase against many of the systemwide agreements through UCD Buy.
For other agreements, visit the How Do I Use a Purchasing Agreement guide for step-by-step instructions.
Who is our campus Strategic Sourcing team?
Please contact one of us if you have any questions about the Strategic Sourcing program.