UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 05-02-07
CATEGORY: FINANCIAL AFFAIRS
SUBJECT: Deliveries and Receiving
EFFECTIVE DATE: March 12, 2003 Revised
This policy establishes the areas of responsibility for the receipt of deliveries.
The responsibility for the receiving process is shared among several offices, acting in
consort, to protect the interests of the University.
Most shipments are made directly to the location of the user to avoid double handling and
redelivery expense. When direct
shipping is not practical, shipments are made to several
The Purchasing Department, as well as its decentralized purchasing units, will provide
assistance and advice upon request.