University of Vermont

Procurement Services

Pricing Agreements and Contracts

Pricing Agreements: Procurement Services has secured pricing agreements from various vendors in the following purchasing categories: Catering, Furniture, and Lodging. Jump to list of pricing agreements.

Contracts: UVM's contracted vendors perform a critical role in the procurement process. These vendors have committed to extending the best negotiable terms, service and prices to all users, large and small, within the University. Beyond pricing, the University has negotiated many other benefits which may not be obvious, including guaranteed performance levels, no-hassle return policies, free delivery, volume incentives, and liability and insurance protection. Procurement Services strongly encourages the patronage of our preferred vendors. Jump to list of vendors/contracts.

For questions about specific commodities and/or services, please contact the responsible Procurement Buyer who can help you choose a supplier.

List of pricing agreements

Catering

UVM Conference and Event Services manages a catering process for UVM events at select campus locations. There are currently nine approved caterers.

Furniture

The following vendors have signed pricing agreements with UVM. Click on the vendor's name to access their website. Questions about furniture agreements can be directed to Bonnie Carpenter, (802) 656-8281 or bonnie.carpenter@uvm.edu.

Business Interiors by Staples
Contact: Kevin Keane, (781) 832-3276, kevin.keane@staples.com

Exterus Business Furniture
Contact: Chris Echo, (802) 383-1751, cecho@exterusfurniture.com

Office Environments
Contact: Ron Citorik, (802) 864-3000, rcitorik@oei-vt.com

OM Workspace
Contact: Kristie Adams, (800) 472-6473, Kristieadams@officemax.com

Red Thread
Contact: Robyn Ledoux, (802) 862-0434 x7110, rledoux@red-thread.com

W.B. Mason
Contact: Michael Smith, (802) 782-0824, michael.smith@wbmason.com

Lodging

The following inns and hotels have signed pricing agreements with UVM for UVM business travelers. For more information on pricing and amenities, please see this chart -- UVM login only.   These rates may not apply to large conferences.

Best Western Windjammer Inn and Conference Center
Courtyard by Marriott Burlington Harbor Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Taft Corners
Doubletree Hotel Burlington
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
Green Mountain Suites
Hilton Burlington
Holiday Inn
Hotel Vermont
Lang House on Main Street
Residence Inn by Marriott Williston
Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center
Smart Suites
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Willard Street Inn

List of vendors/contracts

Charter Bus Service Effective July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2014
Coach Buses:  Premier (to more info on Premier)
School Buses:  First Student (to more info on First Student)
Mandated
Computers Apple or Dell - desktop/laptop tablet configurations for administrative units
Order through the Computer Depot
Mandated for administrative purchases
Copiers Effective April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2015
Symquest Group (to more info on Symquest)
Mandated
Document Destruction (Shredding)
Effective January 1, 2014
SecurShred (to more info on SecurShred)
Preferred
Local Moving Services Effective February 1, 20
Action Moving & Storage (to more info on Action)
Preferred
Office Supplies Effective July 1, 2012
Staples (to more info on Staples)
Mandated
Paper The University is committed to purchasing 100% post-consumer, chlorine-free paper for routine copying and printing. Copier paper can be purchased through Staples (to more info on Staples). Preferred
Relocation Effective February 1, 2014
Consumers Relocation (to more info on Consumers Relocation)
Mandated
Rental/Lease of Gas Cylinders, Purchase of Gases Effective April 1, 2010
Airgas (to more info on Airgas contract)
Mandated
Scientific/Laboratory Equipment and Supplies Effective January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2014
Krackeler Scientific (to more info on Krackeler)
Thermo Fisher Scientific (to more info on Thermo Fisher)
VWR International (to more info on VWR)
Preferred
Temporary Services Effective May 9, 2013
  Adecco - primary contract
  Kelly Services - secondary contract (if primary vendor unavailable)
Mandated
Vehicle Rentals Effective May 15, 2013
Hertz (to more info on Hertz)
Preferred

Last modified April 06 2014 04:57 PM