Supply Chain Management Team

Supply Chain Management (SCM) facilitates the procurement and distribution processes for goods and services at UCalgary.


SCM providing the following services and program oversight:

Consults and advises on general purchasing

Sources, evaluates and qualifies suppliers

Works in conjunction with Legal Services, Risk and IT to draft and negotiate contracts with suppliers

Prepares and issues requests for supplier qualifications, quotations, information, proposals and tenders

Maintains and houses master data for suppliers

Manages the university's official corporate credit card program, Scotiabank Visa


Purchasing Customer Service Teams List

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New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA)

Within Alberta, the legislation that must be followed for procurement of goods and services falls under the New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA).

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Contract Signing Authority

For more information on the SCM Contract Signing Delegation of Authority, please refer to this attached document.

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Electronic Signatures

Review the University of Calgary's Use of Electronic Signature Operating Standard.

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Distribution Services manages and coordinates:

Delivery, transport and shipment of goods to the central loading dock at the Physical Plant and distribution to other locations

Customs and traffic inquiries and processing

Inventory management

Postal Services

Furnishings and Disposal Services


Our Commitment to Sustainability

Supply Chain Management aligns closely with the university's institutional commitment to integrating sustainability into all aspects of campus operations. This includes integrating sustainability practices and principles into the purchasing processes for all applicable product and service categories. To become a UCalgary preferred supplier, the university's evaluation process favours suppliers who demonstrate their own commitment to sustainability and alignment with the university's institutional values.

Mailing Address

Supply Chain Management
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, Canada
T2N 1N4

Physical Address

Physical Plant Building: Room PP65
University of Calgary
3838-24 Avenue NW

Can't Find Our building?

Directions to PP65 and the University Map for the campus layout.