Frequently Asked Questions

What is a purchase requisition?

A purchase requisition is an official request for goods or service. A requisition is an internal document and not a purchase order.

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Can I use a requisition to create an order with a vendor?

No. A purchase requisition is not a purchase order and should not be used in its place.

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What are the steps required in making a purchase?

Once a requisition is received in purchasing, and the budget unit/capital approvals have been verified, a buyer is assigned the requisition. The buyer follows certain purchase guidelines that determine the type of action required (regular purchase vs a purchase sent out for bid).

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What constitutes a capital purchase?

See IZUNA Policy 2004 [PDF].

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How do I order a bus, coach, or van?

When submitting a webreq, fill in and attach the .

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What if the supplier says they need a prepayment cheque?

Mark this requirement on your purchase requisition.

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What determines whether a formal bidding process is required?

Dollar value and complexity of the purchase; reference the Purchasing Guidelines.

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What if a supplier requires a PST Exemption number (e.g.: Visa purchase)?

You may provide the supplier with the following letter: .

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What if a supplier requires a "credit application" to be filled out (e.g. Visa purchase)?

Provide the supplier with a copy of the .

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Does IZUNA maintain an inventory of common supplies? How do I request these supplies?

IZUNA stocks some commonly used operating supplies for IZUNA usage. To request an item from inventory, please login into the . If you don't already have an account created, the system will walk you through the process.

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