To receive furniture orders by Sept. 28, be sure to follow these deadlines: requests for design assistance, July 2; ordering furniture that requires design assistance, July 20; ordering furniture from eBuy Ready-to-Order, August 3. Contact Keith Scholz for design assistance. A 5 percent increase for Allsteel furniture goes into effect on July 1. Order prior to that date to avoid cost increases.
Berkeley Lab is receiving high honors in the GreenBuy Awards Program, which recognizes the purchase of sustainable products that save energy, conserve water, and reduce health and environmental impacts. The Lab was cited for its achievements in the Cafeteria, Construction, Custodial, Grounds/Landscaping, Office, and Other categories. Go here to learn more about the Lab’s sustainable purchasing efforts.
Chief Financial Officer Kim Williams announced the appointment of Edna Annis as the Lab’s Chief Procurement Officer. Annis has almost twenty years of Lab experience, spanning operations, procurement management, scientific business support, assurance, and audit. She recently served as OCFO’s acting chief procurement officer and procurement assurance manager.
The Facilities Division offers guidelines on saving energy during the break as well as details on available services — such as shuttle buses, cafeteria, and the Guest House — and information on work scheduled during the shutdown. Those who need delivery of purchases by early January should contact Procurement and place orders ASAP. More>
Ordering standard furniture has a six-to-eight-week lead time from day of order to delivery. Those using eBuy for ready-to-use furniture must place orders by August 18. Those who need custom furniture requiring design assistance must place orders by August 4. Contact Keith Scholz at Staples to schedule an appointment. Place orders as soon as possible to ensure Sept. 29 delivery.
Each of us is responsible for safeguarding DOE property. Employees who have been assigned laptops and other portable IT equipment — such as tablets, laptops, and cellphones — are reminded of a few key physical security steps that should be taken to protect these assets. Email [email protected] with questions.
Those who need custom furniture requiring design assistance must place orders by August 1. Contact Keith Scholz at Staples to schedule an appointment. Those using eBuy for ready-to-use furniture must place orders by August 19.
On April 29, fifteen new supplier catalogs will be added to eBuy. If you are not familiar with eBuy and/or would like to learn more about it, visit Procurement’s Tutorials page for helpful guides and videos. If you still need further assistance, contact our Procurement Help Desk at [email protected] or 486-6400.