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UC, CSU streamline efforts, reduce costs in unprecedented procurement partnership
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It may be the largest effort of its kind in higher education and possibly any industry: The University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) have joined forces around a singular procurement system that will benefit both entities and ultimately, California taxpayers. By sharing an innovative, newly-launched software platform called California Universities Sourcing (CalUsource), the two systems — with their combined 33 campuses — will streamline procurement operations, reduce costs, generate more competitive bids and improve contract management processes. They have already cut costs by issuing one combined request for proposal (RFP) for this new technology and sharing in...