Frequently Asked Questions


?    How long does it take to get a Purchase Order after submitting a Web Requisition ...
Once fully completed and approved Supply Management will process all Web Requisitions within 48 hours.  In cases where more information is needed the process is dependant upon the time needed to obtain the necessary information.


?    Where can I get a Web Requisition ...
Log into My Okanagan - Under Employee Tab - OC Express Requests and Notices - Purchase Requests - Request to Purchase.


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Who needs to approve a Web Requisition ...
The Departmental Budget Manager, or someone who has been given that authorization by the Budget Manager.


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Who do I call when I have a question regarding purchasing an item ...
Call Supply Management at 862-5613 and we will direct your question to the appropriate person.


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What is the difference between a Purchase Order and a Blanket Purchase Order ...
A regular Purchase Order is used for a one-time purchase and a Blanket Purchase Order is used when the intention of the department is to make multiple purchases frequently from the same vendor.  A blanket Purchase Order is set up for a specified period of time, usually one fiscal year.


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Can I purchase office supplies on-line ...
Yes, through Corporate Express and the on-line E-way Express web site. Supply Management will set you up with access to eway.ca once an authorization form has been received. Please refer to the following page for information - Ordering Office Supplies.


?    How do I order name tags ...
You will need to complete both the Badge Maker order form as well as a Web Requisition. You will find the Badge Maker order form under Forms and Documents  in this Web Site, or log into My Okanagan - Under Employee Tab - OC Express Forms - Supply Management.


?    What happens if my approver is not on the Web Requisition drop-down list ...
You will need to contact IT ServicesTom Esson ... 4848 or 4444 ... Provide IT Services with the name of the person that is not on the list.


Last Updated : Wednesday, May 23, 2007