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Vendor Relationship Management (VRM)

Through Vendor Relationship Management Procurement Services effectively sustains business partnerships to oversee, identify and manage spend to create multi-campus contract opportunities. The importance of VRM role is that Revenue opportunities are created which contribute to Student Success (Scholarships/Internships/Student Discounts). Additionally VRM Enables better negotiated contracts into the future and Controls cost savings opportunities that support faculty, staff, and student groups.

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About Surplus

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About the Program

The surplus program is managed by Procurement Services at Pacific and is designed for the reuse, recycle or redistribution of assets owned by the University of the Pacific. Inventory is constantly changing and received daily. The program is designed to allow University departments the ability to acquire slightly used furniture or equipment for nominal moving cost while keeping usable assets out of landfill. Surplus is intended for business and academic use only.

Acceptable Items

The following are generally accepted surplus items. It is suggested to review Types of Surplus prior to completing a Surplus Removal Form to ensure compliance and to avoid possibly delays with removal.

Typically equipment, electronics, or household devices that requires a cord or battery for power typically qualify as surplus.

Assessment Steps

  1. Determine is surplus is an Acceptable Item for disposition.
  2. Proceed to Types of Surplus to make determination if additional compliance is required.
  3. Obtain necessary clearance from respective department(s) as suggested.
  4. Submit Surplus Removal Form once all of above have been addressed.
  5. Procurement Services will notify requestor Service Request (SR) number assigned in FAMIS.
  6. Support Services will be responsible for removal of only those item(s) included in the Service Request (SR) accepted by Procurement Services.

Types of Surplus

The following guidelines are provided to assist in determining which business policies & procedures should be adhered or reviewed prior to submitting University property as surplus. Failure to comply with established policies may result in surplus removal submissions being denied and unnecessary delays with removal.