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Procurement

Meet suppliers at Research Expo March 6

Feb. 28, 2013—Vanderbilt's Procurement and Disbursement Services is hosting its fourth annual research expo in the Light Hall lobby (north) on March 6.

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Aloft Hotel to host VU reception Feb. 21

Feb. 8, 2013—Aloft Nashville West End (formerly Hotel Indigo) will host a Meet and Greet for the Vanderbilt community 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 21. Come see the new look and meet the staff.

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OfficeMax offers new discount for personal purchases

Aug. 16, 2012—The Office of Procurement has announced that through Guy Brown’s partnership with OfficeMax, Vanderbilt employees, students and alumni are now able to utilize a discount program at any OfficeMax retail location for personal purchases. As a member of the Vanderbilt community, an additional 10 percent off applies for most office supplies, furniture, ink and toner...

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Guy Brown, AP&T are official office supply vendors; attend Office Supply Expo July 25

Jul. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt Procurement Services has launched new multi-year agreements for office supplies with Guy Brown and American Paper & Twine, effective now. Over the past several months, the university has been engaged in sourcing and negotiation efforts to obtain the best possible combination of pricing and service for the entire Vanderbilt University community. As a result,...

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Waste disposal and recycling support service awarded to Waste Management

Feb. 3, 2012—After nearly 30 years with another disposal service, Vanderbilt has awarded its contract for waste disposal and recycling support service to Waste Management. The new contract became effective Jan. 1. The majority of equipment owned by the previous supplier was replaced with new dumpsters and compactors over the holiday break. Waste Management is now handling...

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Small Purchase Order program to be discontinued

Nov. 16, 2011—Effective Dec. 31, Vanderbilt’s Small Purchase Order (SPO) program will be discontinued. The university is making this change due to the widespread adoption of the more efficient and cost-effective eProcurement and Pcard ordering solutions. Going forward, all orders less than $500 should be placed using either the eProcurement system or a Pcard. SPO forms have...

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Express Courier selected as Vanderbilt’s primary courier service

Nov. 16, 2011—Vanderbilt has awarded a contract to Express Courier to serve as the primary courier to the university central campus and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective Nov 21. The university has consolidated to a single service provider to significantly reduce costs, accommodate emergency courier needs and to offer services such as GPS delivery tracking, state-of-the-art technology...

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New eProcurement ordering goes paperless

Sep. 9, 2011—The new system will be convenient to use and better for the environment.

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Travel Fair to feature food, fun and prizes

Aug. 17, 2011—Catch a free chauffeured ride from Kirkland Hall or Medical Center Round Wing.

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Small Purchase Order program to end Dec. 31

Aug. 8, 2011—The Small Purchase Order (SPO) program will end Dec. 31, 2011, in favor of the more efficient and cost effective eProcurement and Pcard ordering solutions, Vanderbilt’s Procurement and Disbursement Services office has announced.

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Carrabba’s catering special for June-August

Jun. 9, 2011—The catering service at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Green Hills is now offering Vanderbilt departments a $25 gift card and an order of 12 mini desserts for FREE with a catering purchase of $200 or more.

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June catering specials from Pizza Perfect

Jun. 6, 2011—Spinach Lasagna or Beef Ziti Fresh Baked Bread Bowl of House Salad One Gallon of Brewed Tea. Just $9.40 per person. All catering is prepared per ten. Total cost is $94/per 10. Price includes free delivery, plates, napkins, utensils, cups and ice. By the way, are you in charge of feeding folks? Our spinach lasagna...

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