Procurement Services, in conjunction with the Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing Group (E&I), is pleased to announce a competitively awarded contract with Grainger, which includes additional and significant cost savings opportunities for all University participants.
Grainger Contract Highlights
Contract Duration: February 1, 2010 through January 31, 2015 (with one five-year renewal option)
Cost Savings Opportunities & Benefits
Core Market Basket with 1000 net priced items representing 94% of purchases made by E&I member institutions under the current contract.
Overall Catalog Discount Freight Program with all items quoted FOB: Destination and "Freight Included".
GE Lamp Program with net prices held firm from February 1 through January 31 annually.
Advance Ballast Program with net prices held firm from February 1 through January 31 annually.
General Catalog Discount Program with firm discount percentages through the duration of the contract.
General Catalog Discount Program – Specific Product Categories
Air Filters – 45% average discount on the majority of items in the category
Cleaning Supplies – 18% average discount on the majority of items in the category
Motors & Power Transmission – 28% average discount on the majority of items in the category
Hand and Power Tools – actual discount percentages in accordance with the table below:
Manufacturer/Brand - Discount %
DeWalt Tools - 48%
Proto - 55%
DeWalt Accessories - 38%
Stanley - 52%
Milwaukee Tools - 46%
Blackhawk - 45%
Milwaukee Accessories - 35%
Westward - 60%
General Catalog Discount – 10% discount on any items not covered by one of the above programs
For ordering information, contact:
Government Account Manager
Office: (888) 838-1933 x416, Fax: (866) 261-7540