All items processed for delivery on campus are delivered
by Route Drivers under the direction of the Traffic Manager. Deliveries are generally made to the
main departmental offices or to designated areas within
buildings serving as centralized receiving rooms.
All items delivered by Route Drivers must be signed for upon delivery by the
person accepting the delivery, or the person for whom the
delivery is intended. Forms used for this purpose include
order receiving copy
Stores delivery receipt
Stores Telephone Order forms
Services job form
handled by Route Drivers are normally delivered on scheduled
delivery "route/days" on campus; that is, certain buildings
are normally serviced on designated weekdays, while other
buildings receive deliveries only as the need arises.
"courier service" for overnight and next day deliveries are provided each scheduled
work day on campus for those items received by Federal
Express, UPS, Next Day Air, DHL, etc., and items that are marked
as perishable, including live animals.
may pick up packages at the Dorland Building by coming
to the Central Stores main office or the Receiving Office
and signing for the items picked up.
Drivers are instructed to refrain from picking up packages
from departments on campus for delivery to other university
departments without prior authorization from the Traffic Manager.
To arrange for this type of service, contact the Traffic Manager
at 753-6280 (see Procedure 20-6).
are advised to open and inspect packages delivered as
soon as possible to verify that the contents are correct,
complete, and in good condition.
the event of concealed damage in packages received from
off-campus vendors, see procedure 9-8 (Procedure
for Claims). If the contents of the package differ
in specification from those set forth on the purchase
order, the Procurement Department should be notified immediately.
discrepancies or damage is discovered in any order delivered
from Stores/Receiving, notify the Stores Manager at 753-0406
or the Traffic Manager at 753-6280 immediately.