The State of Georgia has awarded a contract for expedited Mail and Package to UPS. The contract is mandatory and thus you must use this contract for items that are covered under the scope of work. The following types of shipments are covered by the UPS contract...
Business Services manages and provides service support for the “Procure-to-Pay” process and related systems. These activities support the procurement and payment of goods and services in support of Georgia Tech's instructional, research, and public service programs. Business Services is comprised of Purchasing, PCard, Business Systems, Accounts Payable, Travel, Insurance & Claims, Logistics/Surplus, and Property Control.
Update on the Express Mail and Package Statewide Contract with UPS - April 8, 2013
Mileage Rate Increase
The mileage reimbursement rate for the use of private vehicles on official Institute business has been increased to 56.5 cents/mile, applicable to travel that occurs on or after January 1, 2013. Travel completed before that date will use the old rate of 55.5 cents/mile.
Travel and Expenses Enhancements - 11/27/2012
Enhancements were released including the removal of the odometer fields on the Expense Report (odometer is no longer required), and allowing users to claim in-state Personal Vehicle Miles on a Non-Trip Related expense report. Read more about the changes in the Policy Updates and System Enhancements section of the Travel page.
BuzzMart Policy Updates & System Enhancements
BuzzMart release 12.3 on November 4, 2012 included approval process changes and interface enhancements, which impact Finance Approvers and Spend Authorities. These updates are designed to make the approval process more intuitive.
Purchasing Limit Changes
As of July 1, 2012, the No-Bid Limit was raised to $10,000. All purchases under $10,000 can be purchased at the discretion of the department, and should follow sound business practices. Purchases between $10,000 and $24,999 can be purchased using certain methods described in the policy.