$13.2 Million Renovated Shopping Center at Vicenza

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NEWS RELEASE: 21-063                                                                    July 16, 2021

EXCHANGE MEDIA CONTACT: SGT. 1ST CLASS TARESHA HILL – hilltd@aafes.com

 

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Unveils $13.2 Million Renovated Shopping Center at Vicenza

 

Facebook-friendly version: The Army & Air Force Exchange Service unveiled a $13.2 million renovation to its shopping center at USAG Italy, part of its mission to make life better for Soldiers and families. The renovations, which include a BE FIT section in the main store and new restaurants in the food court, represent the largest investment the Exchange has made at Vicenza. Read more: https://wp.me/p9Q7PG-1Mk

 

VICENZA, Italy Soldiers and families gathered around the red ribbon and waited for the long-anticipated reopening of the Vicenza Exchange. With a quick snip of the ribbon, the crowd applauded and eagerly entered their Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping center.

 

Col. Daniel Vogel, U.S. Army Garrison Italy commander; Col. Don Nowlin, Exchange Europe/Southwest Asia commander; Cindy Brown, Vicenza Exchange store manager; and Shehab Hussein, Vicenza Exchange food court manager, cut the ribbon on the renovated shopping center July 15.

 

“To see the changes and the improvements that AAFES has put into the entire facility is phenomenal,” Vogel said. “This is about improving the quality of life of service members, families and DA civilians who utilize the PX— and you could see it in the turn out—people are excited about it.”

 

Renovations to the shopping center, which was built in 1958, began before the COVID-19 pandemic as a joint project with the Exchange, Army and Department of Public Works. It represents the largest investment the Exchange has made at Vicenza.

 

“This celebration is a long time coming, and this modern store allows the Exchange to serve our Vicenza community even better than before,” Nowlin said. “The $13.2 million renovated shopping center is a symbol of the Exchange’s dedication to meeting the needs of our Vicenza family.”

The renovated 85,250-square-foot shopping center features an updated beauty and barbershop, and mobile phone store in the mall. Shopping in the main store is more convenient with an improved merchandise flow. The main store also features a BE FIT concept shop with athletic apparel and footwear as well as sporting goods in a one-stop shop; a sports nutrition shop with pre- and post-workout supplements, high-protein snacks, sports drinks and vitamins; and a dedicated area for jewelry and sunglasses, cosmetics and fragrances, bath and body, handbags and accessories.

 

Changes were made in the food court too. With the increased seating in the food court, customers can enjoy Popeyes, Subway, Taco Bell and Charleys, along with a new Bun-D, Dunkin Donuts, and Miky’s Bar Lounge.

 

“The PX has always been a part of my Army career,” said Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Barea, the equal opportunity advisor for U.S. Army Garrison Italy. “It’s a big deal to the community and families—especially during the pandemic. It’s a great foundation that’s been around since 1895 and it’s still going strong with great people, great products and great service.”

For Edwige Taonsa, a military spouse who has been in Italy for two years, seeing the improvements is a huge relief.

 

“My kids love eating in the food court and they really missed it,” Taonsa said. “You really miss being able to sit down to enjoy a meal and talk with friends. The Exchange did an awesome job with the store and the associates are always friendly and ready to help.”

 

The Vicenza Exchange store supports U.S. Army Garrison Italy’s military population of 15,875 and is a testament to the Exchange’s mission to take care of those who take care our Nation. The Exchange brings a taste of home to service members and their families who are away from home.

 

It matters where you shop. 100% of the Exchange earnings support military communities. In the past 10 years, the Exchange distributed more than $2.1 billion to support critical military Quality-of-Life programs such as Child, Youth and School Services; Armed Forces Recreation Centers and more. All remaining earnings are reinvested into improving the shopping experience through new and renovated stores or technology, including the renovation of the Vicenza Exchange.

“The Exchange is family serving family and it is our honor and privilege to serve those who serve.” Nowlin said. “As the region’s commander, with 1,000 facilities in more than 25 countries across three continents, the Exchange goes where you go and brings a taste of home to its military and families.”

 

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 53rd-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.1 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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Media Notes:

 

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Sgt. 1st Class Taresha Hill or hilltd@aafes.com.

 

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LEAHY OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VCS

 

 

Mr. James Leahy was announced as the Executive Director, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In this role, he will lead and deliver customer service operations across the VHA enterprise, to include the VCS PatriotStores, PatriotCafés and PatriotBrews. Mr. Leahy leads over 3,000 VCS associates charged with providing the highest level of quality, value and service to our nation’s Veterans, their families, caregivers, volunteers and visitors to VA Medical Centers.

 

Mr. Leahy most recently served as the Acting Executive Director of Veterans Canteen Service, beginning in March. Prior to that assignment Mr. Leahy served as VCS Chief Operating Officer; Associate Director for Field Operations and Chief Merchandising Officer for VCS Retail Operations. Before joining VCS in 2007, Mr. Leahy spent 22 years in private industry with May Department Stores, Inc., and with Macy’s department stores, holding various management, merchandising, product development and senior positions.

 

Mr. Leahy is a member of the Leadership VA (LVA) Class of 2008. He also holds professional certifications in Executive Leadership Development from the University of North Carolina and Leadership for a Democratic Society from the Federal Executive Institute, both in 2016.

 

Congratulations, Mr. Leahy!

 

LEAHY OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VCS

 

Mr. James Leahy was announced as the Executive Director, Veterans Canteen Service (VCS), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In this role, he will lead and deliver customer service operations across the VHA enterprise, to include the VCS PatriotStores, PatriotCafés and PatriotBrews. Mr. Leahy leads over 3,000 VCS associates charged with providing the highest level of quality, value and service to our nation’s Veterans, their families, caregivers, volunteers and visitors to VA Medical Centers.

 

Mr. Leahy most recently served as the Acting Executive Director of Veterans Canteen Service, beginning in March. Prior to that assignment Mr. Leahy served as VCS Chief Operating Officer; Associate Director for Field Operations and Chief Merchandising Officer for VCS Retail Operations. Before joining VCS in 2007, Mr. Leahy spent 22 years in private industry with May Department Stores, Inc., and with Macy’s department stores, holding various management, merchandising, product development and senior positions.

 

Mr. Leahy is a member of the Leadership VA (LVA) Class of 2008. He also holds professional certifications in Executive Leadership Development from the University of North Carolina and Leadership for a Democratic Society from the Federal Executive Institute, both in 2016.

 

Congratulations, Mr. Leahy!

 

ALA, DeCA ‘Come Home To Savings’ Promo ‘On Track’

 

  • WASHINGTON

The customer-centric “Come Home to Savings!” joint industry promotion, sponsored by the American Logistics Association (ALA) and fully supported by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), is “on track,” and is laser-focused on getting industry’s attention.

 

So says Christine Roussey, principal, Retail Client Solutions for IRI (Empower IT) and ALA board member, and member of the Commissary Council in its subcommittee on Patron Engagement.

 

“ALA is working with DeCA to have a successful joint promotion and bring patrons to commissaries —#ComeHomeToSavings,” she noted.

 

The National ALA is sponsoring a contest to award 10 authorized patrons that shopped a worldwide commissary in the month of August a $500 shopping spree given in commissary gift cards.

 

SPECIAL DAY

Roussey said the ALA is also planning an “In-Store Excitement Day” on Aug, 14 in CONUS commissaries, “distributing Industry-donated swag, coupons, samples, gift cards, etc.”

 

To get in on the excitement, industry can contact Amanda Herold by July 9 (aherold@eurpac.com) with respective donation lists for the “In-Store Excitement Day.”

 

Roussey warned that the donations are an absolute necessity to this promotion. “We won’t be able to allocate items to all CONUS commissaries without enough donations,” she stated.

 

In addition, “We are also asking Industry to reach out to their third-party media partners on how you can leverage the theme and promote ALA’s contest to assist in our mission to attract shoppers.”

 

INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION

The executive noted that industry participation — participation includes donations for “In-Store Excitement Day” and/or promotion of the contest —is absolutely necessary for the promotion to reach its goals.

 

Participating companies will have their logo included on the contest landing/registration page.

 

Further information on the “Come Home to Savings” promotion can be obtained by contacting Roussey at christine.roussey@iriworldwide.com and/or ALA President Steve Rossetti at srossetti@ala-national.org.

 

UPPDATE: CONUS PV RFI – CONUSRFI06-22-21

UPPDATE: CONUS PV RFI – CONUSRFI06-22-21 sent out on SAM.GOV on June 22, 2021 with reply by of June 30, 2021 has been extended till July 12, 2021 by DLA-TS”.

 

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE / WASHINGTON UPDATE July 30, 2021

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.PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE / WASHINGTON UPDATE

 

From the desk of the ALA President

Driving more people to commissaries will aid in efforts to relieve food insecurity issues for military. Congress and the Pentagon need to leverage the stated 24 to 27 percent savings in the commissaries to assist troops that are experiencing “food insecurity.” ALA and its members have been assisting the Military Family Advisory Network in its drive to provide food for military families. And both the House and the Senate are moving on legislation to provide a “Basic Needs Allowance” for lower paid troops. The measures have been prompted by concerns over food insecurity in the ranks. The DoD needs to further micro-target the problem by leveraging the existing commissary program that already has as its stated purpose to provide low-cost food to the troops. This micro-targeting could take the form of providing vouchers in the form of debit cards that would be able to be used in the commissaries For every dollar that the troops now spend for food, they can save nearly 25 percent at the commissaries. Congress, the Pentagon, and military patrons (through the surcharge fund) have invested heavily in the commissary program. They should use this investment to address the problem of food insecurity. ALA will be working to remind policymakers of the commissary benefit and how it can help in addressing this issue.

Updated Mask Guidance for all DoD installations and Other Facilities

“In accordance with the updated guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People,” issued July 27, 2021, the above reference is hereby rescinded.”

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.PENTAGON AND MILITARY NEWS

 

Defense bills would provide new food allowance for low-income military families
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A House panel is weighing a $770 billion defense policy bill that includes a provision to give lower-income military families a basic needs allowance — a stipend that advocacy groups say would relieve stress and “food insecurity” among U.S. troops.

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DoD now ‘all in’ to address military food insecurity
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Plans for military pay raise, extra allowance for low-income troops move ahead
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The idea of a basic needs allowance for younger military families has been debated frequently in recent years, but sees its best chance of passage later this fall.

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Many soldiers still aren’t vaccinated; What’s the Army’s plan?
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Thousands of soldiers are still not vaccinated against COVID-19, and Army leaders are moving to educate the unvaccinated as the deadly Delta variant sweeps through the country.

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Senate authorizers want to fund the Army’s entire wish list
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The Senate Armed Services Committee would fund the U.S. Army’s entire list of unfunded requirements — also called a wish list — consisting of things the service wanted, but couldn’t pay for within the limitations of its top line fiscal 2022 budget request, according to a recent summary of the committee’s markup of the FY22 defense policy bill.

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VA health care workers will be required to get COVID-19 vaccines to keep their jobs
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Department of Veterans Affairs leaders will require all health care employees to receive the coronavirus vaccine by mid-September or lose their jobs under a new policy announced recently.

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DoD mask mandates are coming back for certain COVID-19 hotspots
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Mask mandates are back at certain DoD facilities.

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Come Home to Savings: Commissaries, industry suppliers partner to create more opportunities to save for the military community
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“Come Home to Savings, Shop Your Local Commissary” is a joint DeCA and industry sales promotion coming to commissaries worldwide starting in August that will offer more opportunities to save for service members and their families.

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Food industry reimagines ‘future of work’
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FMI-Deloitte study gauges changing workforce in wake of pandemic, online shopping boom.

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New opportunities exist for foodservice at retail as shopping behaviors shift
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FMI study underscores implications for supermarkets to capture and expand pre-pandemic share of food dollars.

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.INDUSTRY NEWS

 

Walmart hopes two new brands will lure back-to-school shoppers
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As 56 million American students prepare to go back to school — resulting in a projected $33 billion in spend — Walmart is touting two new brands to appeal to kids and parents alike: Justice and Bubble. In a blog post, Denise Incandela, EVP of Apparel and Private Brands at Walmart U.S., called Justice a “beloved tween brand” that will bring its “fresh, trend-inspired designs to 2,400 Walmart stores and Walmart.com.”

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Cash-flush Americans lift US retail sales; shortages depress auto purchases
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U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in June as demand for goods remained strong even as spending is shifting back to services, supporting expectations that economic growth accelerated in the second quarter. The rebound in sales reported by the Commerce Department was despite purchases of motor vehicles declining for a second straight month due to a lack of supply caused by a global semiconductor shortage.

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.MILITARY AND RESALE NEWS

 

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AAFES donates half a million to Yokota
DVIDS
Julia Woods, Yokota Army and Air Force Exchange Service general manager, center, presents Col. Patrick Launey, 374th Mission Support Group commander and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Dehm, 374th MSG superintendent, a check symbolizing the $512,996.85 that AAFES donated to the base for 2020’s earnings at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2021. Approximately 60 percent of the profits made from Yokota’s AAFES are donated annually to Yokota quality-of-life programs.

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Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling specific Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen products
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Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling specific Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen products, due to low levels of benzene, a cancer causing substance, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent July 15. Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen, a substance that could potentially cause cancer depending on the level and extent of exposure.

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Commissary customers can order online beginning July 26
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The Eglin Commissary will use the Click2go delivery service beginning July 26. Base customers can use a computer or mobile device to order online where they select from commissary products offered based on the store’s stock assortment. After products are selected, the shopper selects a pickup time and pays for the order. At the appointed time they park in designated parking spaces where commissary workers bring out their groceries.

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MCX Inventory Management Efforts Deliver Strong Year End of Year Results
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Over the past year, the retail industry has seen historic ups and down related to product availability challenges and changes in customer shopping patterns as a result of the global pandemic. The Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) also encountered similar issues but with collaborative initiatives through the Resale Buying Alliance and with the help of the vendor community, MCX was able adjust merchandising plans, stabilize sales, and meet the needs of customers.

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.FOOD SERVICE NEWS

 

What American Logistics Association (ALA) Can Do For Your Business — Article 7
David Staples. DS Consulting LLC
What ALA can do for your business in supporting the Government business channel opportunities for current and new members with a wide range of tools and communication in assisting with your business opportunities.

Navigating the Government business channels whether it is with the DECA (Commissary), Exchanges, VA Canteen, MWR or the new business channel for ALA in Military Food Service opportunities for your products can be confusing across all of these venues.

ALA can be the voice to assist in answering your questions as you move through these business channels as well as a sounding board for introduction to key players in these channels. The professional leadership within ALA brings a magnitude of experience in these business channels to assist you in presenting your products for sale.

Understanding the requirements of each of these channels for sale of your products is critical in meeting their needs and requirements. Whether that be based on policy, nutrition, allergies, vegan, and buying guide standards/specifications, etc.. ALA can assist in providing direction on these business channel presentations for sales to the business channel leaders.

Visit the ALA website for more information on these business channels at American Logistics Association — Where Helping Members Succeed Is Our Business (ala-national.org).

KEY EVENTS — mark your calendars:

  • ALA Annual Convention 2021 will be held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott from October 18-20, 2021. Please plan on attending as we hold our 1st Food Service Workshop during this convention.
  • ALA is also planning the 1st Food Service Conference and Food Show in March 20-22, 2022. We are looking at some key note speakers and food service updates. Should be a great time to network and present new ideas for the food service business channel.

ALA can assist you in presenting your company, your capabilities, your quality products and how they fit into their healthy dining experience and consumer acceptability. What your company brings to the table in value added services, such as: equipment, supplies, accessories, and training to support your commitment to retail or food service programs. Communication is key to maintaining your product on the catalog and use by these business channels.

Understanding the process and requirements, is critical and fundamental in being successful in new and continued sales of your products.

 

.MARK YOUR CALENDAR

 

Date Event More Information
Aug. 16-18 2021 Daniel K. Akaka Conference and Food, 24th Annual Event Prince Waikiki Hotel
Oct. 18-20 ALA Annual Convention 2021 Norfolk Waterside Marriott
Oct. 21 Save the Date: Hampton Roads Oyster Roast Scholarship Golf event TBD

Specific information on upcoming ALA events is posted regularly on the ALA website.

 

 
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Beginning July 8, the state will end its pre-travel COVID testing requirement for visitors from the U.S. mainland who are fully vaccinated, Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Thursday. Travelers will need to show their vaccine card as well as upload it to the state’s Safe Travels website.

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MCCS Introduces New Financial Processing Platform

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS), the entity that oversees the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX), is going live with a new financial processing platform, Oracle Fusion. The tentative “go-live” date for the new system is Friday, June 25.

 

“The Oracle Fusion system will allow us to process vendor payments more accurately and efficiently, making MCCS easier for you to do business within the future,” said John Johnston, chief financial officer (CFO), Business and Support Services Division.

 

TRANSITION PERIOD

“A transition period from June 12 to June 25 will affect you, our vendors and contractors,” Johnston noted. “During this transition period from our existing processing platform to our new processing platform, the MCCS Shared Services Center (SSC) will not be able to process payments.

 

“Vendors and contractors should send invoices to your appropriate point of contact per the purchase order or your contract by June 4 to help ensure invoices can be processed before the cutoff date.”

 

Johnston said that Friday, June 11 is the last day MCCS will send an ACH payment or check using the legacy system for any invoice received and processed with a pay date of June 11 through July 5.

 

Invoices submitted after June 11 will be processed when the new processing platform is live.

 

“PATIENCE AND COOPERATION”

“We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience and cooperation as we move from our legacy processing to the new Oracle Fusion processing platform,” Johnston said.

 

“Should you have any questions, please direct them to your appropriate point of contact per the purchase order or your contract.”

 

FAQ for MCCS Vendors

This FAQ is provided as a follow up to the message from John Johnston, CFO, MCCS Business and Support, Global Business Services, sent May 24, 2021.  

As described in the May 24, 2021, message MCCS is going live with a new financial processing platform, Oracle Fusion. Our tentative “Go-Live” date for the new system is Friday, June 25, 2021.

A transition period from June 12 to June 25 will affect you, our vendors and contractors. During this transition period from our existing processing platform to our new processing platform, the MCCS Shared Services Center (SSC) will not be able to process payments.

 

Timeline

June 4 Vendors and contractors should send invoices to appropriate points of contact per their purchase order or contract by June 4 to  help ensure invoices can be processed before the June 11 cutoff date
June 11 The last day MCCS will send an ACH payment or check using the legacy system for invoices with a pay date of 11 June through 5 July
June 12 to 25 Transition period from existing processing platform to new processing platform. At this time, the MCCS Shared Services Center (SSC) will not be able to process payments.
June 25 Tentative “Go-Live” date for MCCS’s new financial processing platform, Oracle Fusion.
July 6 MCCS begins issuing payments from the new financial processing platform.

 

FAQ

  1. What can I do to ensure my invoices are paid by the due date?

Submit all invoices by June 4 to allow processing by June 11 (final check run out of legacy financial processing platform).

 

  1. Will my payments be impacted (late or delayed)?

If you submit your invoice by June 4, you may receive payment early since payments with a pay date between June 11 and July 5 will be issued on or before June 11. Any invoices not submitted by June 4 may be late or delayed until we go live in our new financial processing platform. The earliest possible date for the payment to be issued in the new financial processing platform will be July 6.

 

  1. What happens if my invoice arrives after June 4?

There is a strong possibility your invoice will not be processed in time to be issued on the June 11 check run. In that circumstance your invoice will be processed in the new financial processing platform, and the earliest possible date for the payment to be issued in the new financial processing platform will be July 6.

 

  1. When can I expect invoices submitted after cutoff to be paid?

Payments will be calculated based on your contract terms, but the earliest possible date for the payment to be issued in the new financial processing platform will be July 6.

  1. Will this cutover transition change my payment method?

No, you will receive payment in the same manner as before.

 

  1. Do I need to delay shipment of product or delay services to MCCS?

No, please do not stop shipping.

 

  1. Do I need to submit my invoice differently during this cutover transition to the new financial processing platform?

No, please continue to submit your invoices in the same manner, however, the invoice will not be processed until we go live with the system June 25.

 

  1. Do I need to submit my invoice differently with the new financial processing platform?

No, please continue to submit your invoices in the same manner stated in your contract terms.

 

 

Contact information:

For questions regarding… Contact …
Your contract Contracting officer or COR
A purchase order (PO) Procurement point of contact
Retail (MCX) vendors MCXCompliance@usmc-mccs.org
Issuance of payment The MCCS Shared Services Center at ssc.customersupport@usmc-mccs.org