About Us

General Office Hours

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Monday through Friday (except campus holidays)

Responding to General Inquiries

Supply Chain Management will respond to all business inquiries as soon as possible. General calls or emails will receive a response within 3 business days. 

Contact Information:

General Inquiries: (510) 642-3292

BearBuy: bearbuyhelp@berkeley.edu

Vendoring: ven_bsvm@berkeley.edu

Email: supplychain@berkeley.edu

or Contact your Buyer

Vision

To enable excellence at UC Berkeley through Lean Procurement of goods and services needed to advance teaching, research, and discovery. 

Strategic Objectives

  • Develop collaborative relationships with clients across the UC system to understand their needs and provide high quality procurement services that best meet those needs
  • Pursue strategic initiatives in a coordinated manner that leverages the power of our collective spend and redirects savings to teaching, research, and public service
  • Invest in and optimize talent and technologies across the University to deliver far greater benefit that can be achieved by any single location working independently
  • Drive down Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and promote new revenue opportunities through effective sourcing, contract management and supply chain solutions
  • Partner with suppliers to develop business relationships and solutions that optimize value for the University