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Suspension on Compressed Gas orders

Posted by Joanne McLean at

As we transition from Airgas to our new compressed gas supplier, orders are temporarily suspended for compressed gas until January 2017.  Any orders placed will not be processed as we are changing the part and item numbers throughout this time.

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Upcoming changes to the ordering process

Posted by Vinay Punwani at

These updates will be live on the store by Friday, April 22nd. To ensure a smooth transition, please login to your account and confirm that your "Approved ORG Codes" list is populated with up-to-date ORG codes. If the list is incorrect, contact inventory@bcit.ca. Dear BCIT Community: In the next few weeks, we will be implementing some significant changes to the checkout and application process for the inventory online store. We are really excited about these new enhancements and we hope you will like them too! As part of the updates to the checkout process, we have implemented line item ORG...

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BCIT Swag is on the move!

Posted by Vinay Punwani at

This message has also been posted to the Loop here. Big news – Effective Monday, October 26th, the BCIT promotional items program, affectionately known as ‘the Vault’, is moving from Marketing and Communications (Marcom) to Supply Management. Why is it moving? Was it something we did? Not at all. Swag management is moving because Rand, Jimmy and their group in Supply Management are able to provide more product choice in a more convenient and efficient way. You’ll be able to choose from a much wider range of products. You’ll also be able to order products via inventory.bcit.ca and have it delivered right to...

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BCIT Inventory Project Update

Posted by Vinay Punwani at

This message has also been posted to the loop. One of the $1M savings initiatives Supply Management is currently working on is related to a review of the items currently held in the NE09 inventory, the pricing of these items, and the feasibility of stocking additional high volume items. Over the past month, we have launched a new inventory request system, BCIT Inventory Online Store. This store will become the preferred method for inventory request from March this year. We currently carry 137 items across 40 product categories. Through this exercise we have been able to negotiate savings valued at $30K. Based...

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Logistics Inventory Kaizen

Posted by Vinay Punwani at

Supply Management recently carried out a Kaizen event related to the inventory management services we offer the institute. During this event, we mapped out our current processes and identified several opportunities to improve both our services to the BCIT community, and the prices we pay to purchase high volume consumable products. Whilst there were many opportunities for improvement, the four most notable were: The implementation of an inventory online store, which we can use to better inform the community of the items we carry in our warehouse. This website would also allow us to accept recommendations to introduce additional high...

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