On February 19, 2020, Heather Perry, Sustainable Procurement Program Manager and campus Small Business Officer explained the transition from Gateway Supplier Class Flags to UC's contracted Supplier Diversity database, Supplier.io Explorer, as your trusted source to validate and search for small and diverse vendors.

On July 29, 2019, Kathleen Yabsley, Gateway Systems Manager, discussed the new commodity codes, with detailed descriptions for categorizing purchases, that were added to the Gateway commodity code list. Accurately categorizing purchases allows us insight into how we spend UC funds, and in turn we can negotiate better discounts to redirect the funds for use in education and research.

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