Category: Training

Announcing Boston University’s new Primary Office Supply Vendor

Announcing Boston University’s new Primary Office Supply Vendor Effective January 2016, W.B. Mason will be Boston University’s primary office supply vendor replacing Office Depot. After an extensive bid process, W.B. Mason was awarded a contract for office supplies. The award was based on competitive pricing and WB Mason’s commitment to providing top tier customer service, […]

Supplier Name and PO Number Added to Shopping Carts Query

 View Supplier Name & PO Number from Shopping Carts Query in BUworks In response to user feedback, BUworks, in collaboration with Sourcing & Procurement, has added the Supplier name and the Purchase Order number to the Shopping Carts queries on the Overview page and the Place and Manage Orders page under the Procurement tab.  (As […]

Delivery Address Update in BUworks Procurement

Attention BUworks Shoppers and Approvers, The use of incorrect delivery addresses when creating shopping carts causes delivery delays and invoicing issues.  To correct this, a validation rule will go into SAP this evening that will alert shoppers if the delivery address is not a valid BU address. Should an incorrect or incomplete delivery address be […]

Team Purchasing

Have you ever wished that other members of your department could see your shopping carts when you’re out sick, on vacation, or even in the office? Team purchasing will solve visibility issues for departments that have multiple shoppers or a central administration that needs to see shopping cart information. It allows a shopper to add […]

iPad Winner!

Thank you to all shoppers for an unprecedented adoption of the Terrier Marketplace. We were positive that deploying the New Terrier Marketplace was going to make ordering significantly easier, but we were not expecting such an impressive adoption rate across all schools and departments. Within the first month, July, the average percentage of ALL shopping […]

Terrier Marketplace Training

We conducted launch events last week on both campuses to announce the release of BUworks new online catalog ordering system, the Terrier Marketplace. In response to requests for additional demonstrations and training, we will be holding weekly sessions throughout the summer and into the fall. These sessions are intended to allow shoppers to return to […]

Terrier Marketplace Live

Please join us for an informational session about the redesigned Terrier Marketplace. We will be holding one session per campus in which we will demonstrate the new features of the Terrier Marketplace and how it will change the way that items for your department are purchased. Charles River Campus Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – 10 […]

The New Face of Shopping

As of July 1st, 2013, shopping at Boston University will never be the same. Sourcing & Procurement and BUworks have teamed up to improve and enhance Boston University’s online marketplace. The Terrier Marketplace will have a new, easy to use interface and will host catalogs from 60 different suppliers. Look for communications in the following […]

Frequently Asked Questions

A new section has been added to the Procure-to-Pay Guide to help shoppers identify important information about their shopping carts. The sections include: Where Did the PO Go? – Gives step-by-step instructions on how your purchase order was sent to the supplier. Purchase Order Contact Information – Shows shoppers who the responsible buyer is for […]