Business Services continues to work closely with various schools and departments to proactively negotiate new contracts that have generated substantial cost savings across the University. Initiatives to achieve cost efficiencies and provide tactical price structures with strategic vendor partners have succeeded and have been realized campus-wide. New initiatives and further cost-reduction opportunities will continue to be examined to effectively address the University's growing needs.
Mandatory use of exclusive vendors is a necessity. Business Services has carefully developed these partnerships to fully leverage buying power, reduce overall costs, monitor levels of service, manage vendor relationships and continue to consolidate the vendor base to ensure responsiveness and accountability.
Current exclusive business partners for the following products/services are listed:
* Requisitions will need approval and a PO issued prior to ordering/receiving a product or service to ensure the use of appropriate vendors.