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Branding/Promo Inventory: Purchasing Non-Catalog Items

Branding/Promo Inventory – Process for purchasing non-catalog items

  1. Submit the Exception Request Form. Each item must be requested on a separate form.
  2. Form will route to conditional review for approval.
    1. Conditional review for non-catalog promotional items and exceptions will be reviewed with the requesting department.
    2. If approved, the requesting Business Unit will use the standard requisition process in buyLU to make the purchase request.
      1. Multiple quotes are required, regardless of value.
      2. Procurement provides sourcing services.  Reach out to your Buyer for assistance in obtaining multiple quotes.
      3. Branded items must be purchased through buyLU and cannot be placed on a P-Card.
    3. If not approved, the requesting Business Unit will be contacted and provided recommended substitutions from inventory to purchase.
  3. Non-catalog promotional items will be shipped to 12th Street Warehouse but not entered into buyLU.
  4. Storage and reorder of exceptions will be the responsibility of the requesting Business Unit.
  5. Reorder of exceptions will require submission of a new Branding Exception Request Form.

Item specifications, business purpose, quantity, intended use and timeline will be required when submitting the exception request form.

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