Purchasing Decision Tree

The interactive Purchasing Decision Tree helps you to identify which purchasing system to use for your order. For other purchasing methods, please refer to the Purchasing Guide.

PDF Version of Purchasing Decision Tree

Is the item available from an eSHOP Catalog Supplier

Is the item available from an eSHOP Portal Supplier

Is the order amount over $5,000 & available from an eSHOP Non-Catalog Supplier

Is the order amount over $5,000 & available from SAP supplier

Is the order amount below $5,000 & allowable on PCard

Enter as eSHOP Catalog PO

Contact eSHOP Helpdesk for assistance

Enter as eSHOP Non-catalog PO

Contact eSHOP Helpdesk for assistance

Enter as a regular SAP PO

Also request often-used suppliers be considered for Portal status

Use Direct Pay

Contact Accounts Payable for assistance

Contacts

For general questions regarding placing an order in eSHOP:

eSHOP Help Desk

mail icon eshop@unl.edu

phone icon 402-472-2126

For questions related to using a specific payment type:

For Direct Pay Questions, contact Accounts Payable Department

mail icon accounting@unl.edu

phone icon 402-472-2881

For PCard Questions, contact PCard Office

mail icon pcard@unl.edu

phone icon 402-472-5613