Supplier News & Promotions
eProcurement Supplier Promotions
Agilent’s new GCMS Trade-in Promotion
With the existing purchase agreement in place at the UW, Agilent is offering a 30% discount on any Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GCMS) deal right now! The details of the promotion are in this flyer.
Contact Joel Hanson at 425-356-6029 for more information.moment.
UW Supplier News
Office Depot’s Winter Newsletter is now Available
Click on Office Depot Newsletter to get the latest news and tips from this eProcurement catalog supplier.
Invitation to UW eProcurement Suppliers: Register Now for the 8th Annual UW Supplier Fair
Suppliers with contracts with the University of Washington are elligible to register to be considered for participation in the 8th annual UW Supplier Fair. It is a first come first served opportunity limited to 80 suppliers. This is a great event to showcase your company’s goods & services and establish and strengthen client relationships with key University of Washington department buyers.
The event is FREE for suppliers and will be held on March 12, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Husky Union Building (HUB) North & South Ballroom on the Seattle campus at the University of Washington.
If you have already registered, we want to thank you. If you still need to register, click here for the flyer or click the link below to register. To ensure consideration for a table at the fair, please register by January 31st. Supplier registrants will receive detailed fair information in early February.
UW Supplier Fair Registration: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/uwbdp/221220
Questions? Please contact Katherine Wu at 206-616-3741.
Effective 1/1/14, Traditional 40 and 60-watt incandescent bulbs banned
Did you know that starting January 1 it will become illegal for American businesses to either manufacture or import incandescent bulbs? Office Depot has alternatives for you including LED bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL), and halogen bulbs. Read the flyer for more information and purchasing options.
UW Hotel Pool: Featuring Inn at the WAC
The Strategic Sourcing Team for Hotels and Conferences (Sophia Meyering, Contract Specialist & Kassy Ellefson, Senior Buyer) have negotiated and executed contracts with over 25 hotels that are available for campus wide use. One of the hotels we would like to highlight today is the Inn at the WAC.
The Inn at the WAC offers a highly competitive rate of $133 for a Single/Double. Their normal guest rate starts at $250 and averages $235 year round. So take advantage of the significant cost savings the next time you need to fly in lecturer.
Suppliers, please be forewarned, ensure you are doing business with an authorized employee of the University of Washington. The University of Washington has been experiencing numerous fraudulent emails to our suppliers posing as UW employees in an attempt to purchase items on behalf of the UW.
VWR is sponsoring a series of seminars focused on Western blotting and Protein purification. The series kicks-off with a seminar from Roberto Diez on August 29, 2013.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EST Read the flyer for more information, or please contact Ngu Quach at 425-877-5122.
Registration link: https://vwrgewb.webex.com/vwrgewb/onstage/g.php?d=662551882&t=ax1992103.
Read the 3rd Quarter Issue of Office Depot’s Newsletter
Find out how you can get the best value with your Office Depot purchases along with a product spotlight and other helpful information to assist you in making informed purchasing choices. Read the newsletter here.
Read Office Depot’s 1st Quarter Newsletter
Office depot publishes newsletters specifically for the UW 4 times a year. Check out the winter edition here.
Fisher WebReq in eProCurement: What is it?
You can’t find the lab or research item you need? Do you keep looking through various eProcurement catalogs?
All Praxair eProcurement standing orders set up prior to May 1, 2012 need to be replaced with new eProcurement standing orders.
Rush Orders are Now Possible with Fisher
We have exciting news…Fisher has added a rush shipment feature to their punch-out catalog.
Please note that the only way that Fisher can actually rush a shipment is if they receive the order. For rush orders, it is critical that department approvals are accomplished as soon as possible.
Hot, right off the press is the latest edition of Office Depot’s newsletter.
And to top it off, Office Depot was named AMERICA’S GREENEST LARGE RETAILER BY NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR.
Praxair, one of our 43 eProcurement catalog suppliers, has announced that it has been named to the 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings for the fourth consecutive year.
Partnering with suppliers with award winning sustainable practices is an important standard for UW Procurement Services. The Praxair 2012 Sustainable Development Report is now available.
B & H Foto Launches in eProcurement
It’s been a busy couple of months in Procurement Services as we continue to expand our supplier catalogs. B & H Foto is the 43rd and newest punch-out catalog in eProcurement and has what has become an expectation for all of our catalog suppliers, eInvoicing.
For more information, please contact B & H Foto’s UW representative, Mark Raymon at 212-536-8044 x2009.
Consider switching to the Specialty Underwriters contract for your scientific equipment maintenance needs.
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#435858 Hot Cups, 12 oz, pack of 50
#435957 Hot Cups, 16 oz, pack of 50
#225346 Chinet 100% Recycled Heavy Duty Paper Plates, 7", pack of 125
#225357 Chinet 100% Recycled Heavy Duty Paper Plates, 8 3/4", pack of 125
Office Depot is working on getting more Cedar Grove approved products added to their catalog so stay tuned!! For any questions, please reach out to Scott Komine at email@example.com or 206-685-3556.
Read the latest edition of Office Depot’s newsletter in which it features information on janitorial supplies, savings on HP toners, a new product spotlight and more. Read it here now.
As the new Intern Resource to the University of Washington it is my goal to serve the IT needs of departments across UW. As a UW student, I am local and am the liaison between the University and CDW-G's UW Account Team, Jason Schwartz and Paul Somers based in Chicago. for more information, please read the flyer.
Helium Supply Reductions
The University of Washington has been notified that Helium supplies will be restricted due to unexpected reductions in supply of crude and refined helium sources.
This short term contingency presents a challenge, so if departments could begin reducing Helium consumption it will lessen the impact of the shortage across campus. This contingency is expected to continue for the next 90 days and possibly longer.
If you have questions about this announcement, please contact Praxair representatives: Gopesh Sharma (cell 206-255-9152) or Dan Mackenstadt (cell 206-255-0467)
Green Options with Keeney’s
Keeney's, a local office supply company in eProcurement has the slogan "Put us to work for your office." They are more than a supplier of products but also a UW business partner that helps put the most efficient work environments in place. Find out how efficiency and sustainability go hand in hand in this family-owned business by reading the flyer.
The U.S. Small Business Association Announces New Partnership to Connect Small Businesses with Corporate Supply Chains
WASHINGTON – A new private-public collaboration will help small businesses strengthen their revenue streams by gaining access to more than $300 billion in combined supply chain spending by a consortium of 15 of America’s largest corporations, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today..........read the whole story here.
CDW-G Improves User Experience with Website Enhancements
Get to know CDW-G’s new website menu, with better navigation tools, and a new mobile-friendly site. Using the new website is easier than ever with elevated visibility for Products, Solutions & Services, and Account Center as well as:
- expanded menu choices and guided links to help customers quickly find what they need
- persistent utility bar across all web pages allows customers to easily access their shopping cart, help options, and quick links
Announcing New VWR Website in eProcurement
VWR has a new, streamlined look and feel and will provide a better, faster, and more comprehensive experience to help you get
what you need so that you can get back to what's important - your work. As part of VWR’s continuous commitment to bringing you improved solutions, the new site will have some key enhancements to make your experience even better. For additional information click here.
VWR Best Buy List Saves Big Bucks
Office Depot Named America’s Greenest Retailer By Newsweek Magazine For The Second Year
Office Depot not only achieved the highest aggregate green score in the U.S. retail industry, but also led in Environmental Management, and disclosure of performance data. Across all industry sectors, Office Depot was ranked as America’s 8th greenest large company, a move up of 10 spots from last year, and was the only retailer in the U.S. top 10 list.
Hewlett-Packard to Keep PC Division