York University’s procurement function is performed in an open, fair and transparent manner where goods and services are procured in a competitive environment. Strategic Procurement Services goal is to ensure all transactions yield the optimal benefit to the University.
The University is committed to promoting the values of sustainability and social responsibility. To the degree possible, the University shall incorporate sustainability standards into its procurement practices, and give favorable consideration in its evaluation process to those goods and services which reflect this commitment to sustainability or broader social responsibility.
QCsolver is York’s on-line vendor registration and management system developed to streamline the administrative tasks associated with vendor management. QCsolver ensures that all vendor information is kept up-to-date in York’s financial systems.
Vendors are required to register using the QCsolver vendor management portal and ensure they maintain up-to-date documentation within the portal, including annually submitting a portal access renewal fee. Some of the key benefits for registering on the QCsolver portal include:
- One-Stop Vendor Registration: Vendors can register all their company information, i.e., liability insurance, WSIB certificates and other compliance documents that are required by York.
- Insurance and WSIB Tracking: Vendors will receive automatic reminder e-mail alerts notifying them of expiring documentation.
- Automatic Vendor Credentialing: Vendors can manage expiration of pertinent licences / certificates.
Vendors Listed by Trade
Procurement Services has contracts with various vendors used specifically by Facilities Services (i.e. electricians, plumbers, mechanical services, general contractors, etc.). What to know who these vendors are and how to engage their services?