Procurement & Business Services

Procurement & 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.  Procurement & Business Services is comprised of Purchasing, PCard, Business Systems, Accounts Payable, Travel, Insurance & Claims, Logistics/Surplus, and Property Control.

Notable Accomplishments

Georgia Tech Received a 100% Audit Score on Federal CPSR

Georgia Tech received a remarkable and rare, 100% rating on the recent Federal Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) conducted by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in the second half of 2013.

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Important Updates from Procurement & Business Services

Enhanced Electronic Vendor Profile Form (e-VPF) Available April 21, 2014

Procurement and Business Services is pleased to announce that an enhanced electronic Vendor Profile Form (e-VPF) is now available.  Use of the electronic form makes the process of adding new vendors faster, more secure, and provides better communication to our suppliers and consultants...

Online Food Ordering in BuzzMart

Georgia Tech has partnered with America To Go to add online food ordering to BuzzMart.  You can now place food orders using Foundation or GTRC funds through BuzzMart...

Change in the Approval of Catalog Requisitions under $3,000 - Effective March 17, 2014

Effective March 17th, 2014, the BuzzMart requisition approval process for catalog requisitions under $3,000 will change to require up-front approvals.  Currently, catalog requisitions under $3,000 do not require up-front approval, but rely on a back-end approval report, the “Expedited Transaction Report”...

Bank of America Works User Interface Upgrade to Release March 17, 2014

Georgia Tech will be upgrading to the new Bank of America Works user interface, effective March 17, 2014. The new user interface has improved navigation and is easier to use...

Mileage Reimbursement Rate Decrease - Effective January 7, 2014

The Institute has just been notified of a mileage rate decrease, effective immediately. The mileage reimbursement rate for the use of private vehicles on official Institute business has been decreased to 56 cents/mile, applicable to travel that occurs on or after January 7, 2014. Travel completed before that date will use the old rate of 56.5 cents/mile...

BuzzMart Enhancements Released November 4, 2013

The BuzzMart release on Monday, November 4th included a new "look and feel".  A streamlined approach to navigation should make the online catalog easier and more efficient to use...

Travel and Expense System Updates - Effective November 1, 2013

Several new T&E system enhancements have been implemented, effective with Expense Reports entered 11/01/2013 and later.  Enhancements are due to changes in State of Georgia travel regulations and reporting requirements...