We collaborate to drive innovative strategic sourcing solutions to achieve sustainability and best value by leveraging the system's buying power.
Procurement Webex Session, April 29,2010
- Recorded Webex session
The session is available from the mnscu.webex.com site.
- Procurement Webex Slides
Grainger, Inc. Contract Summary (Announcement attached)
E&I competitively bid and awarded Grainger, Inc. Maintenance - MRO Supplies contract. E&I contract # CNR01248 contract term is February 1, 2010 to January 31, 2015. All colleges and universities within the system currently can review and take advantage of the E&I/Grainger contract.
VWR Scientific Supplies
We encourage each institution to take a close look at the following benefits now available to all colleges and universities through the E&I/VWR scientific and research products program:
- Discounts of 6 - 70%
- Free freight charges (includes dry ice shipping & hazardous materials)
- Over 750,000 products from more than 5,000 leading manufacturers
- Customizable "hot-list" up to 300 of your highest volume items, specially priced & inventoried
- Laboratory Start-up Program
- Aggressive pricing on Corning products
- Assistance from field specialists ranging from Chemicals, Equipment, OEM, Private Label, Safety, Chromatography, Clinical, and Furnishings.
- Competitive award representing nearly $90M in combined purchasing power
Enrollment Management - Hobsons (Amendment #1)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has amended its Master Services Agreement with Hobsons, Inc. (#CST-275)
The Amended expiration date is December 23, 2013.
Enrollment Management - Hobsons (Amendment #2)
The Board of Trustees approved a master contract (participation is optional) extension with Hobsons until December 23, 2015. Contract reference number is CST-275.2
Board of Trustee's Approval
Facilities Cleaning Assessment - Hillyard
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities entered into master contract CST-175 on November 1, 2009 (for three years with option for additional two years). Board of Trustees has approved the contract up to $3 million.
Armored Car Contract - Garda (original) (Amendment #1) (Amendment #2)
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has entered into an armored car service for listed colleges and universities until October 31, 2014 (and can be extended upon mutual agreement). Master Contract CST-225.2
Computer & Electronics Disposition Contract
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities entered into master contract CST-125 on September 18, 2009 (effective until September 15, 2014) for the disposition of computers and other miscellaneous electronic equipment which allows all campuses to participate. The contract is also available to other Minnesota state entities and school districts to participate and benefit.
Computer & Electronics Disposition Contract General Summary
Benefits, definitions, contacts, and other information regarding Minnesota State Colleges & Universities contract with Asset Recovery Corporation are summarized.
- Travel Advisory Group
For savings in travel expenditures, increased services to students and to mitigate the risks associated with international and domestic academic travel programs.
- Safe Passage Travel Companion Login
Access for students, faculty, and employees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to a course designed to provide useful information regarding travel safety. The course is designed to help you protect yourself while traveling both domestically and internationally and it is divided into five segments and supporting documentation.
- Travel Leaders
Travel Leaders contact information for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities employees: 800-215-2762.
- Mattress Contract Summary
- Internal Printing/Document Reproduction Matrix
All of the locations and contact members listed have the capabilities, capacities, and desire to offer services to other colleges and universities within the system. You may contact each of them directly to see what capabilities best serve your needs and to discuss timing and other job requirements. No competitive bidding is required.