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Cost Savings Opportunities
Purchasing Services is charged with leveraging the University's buying power
through best-in-class supply chain sourcing and contracting initiatives that are
designed to reduce the cost of required products and services. University
departments can reap the benefits of our cost containment initiatives and preferred
suppliers in order to maximize the value of each dollar of their operating budget.
The following are several cost containment "best practices" that will
help buyers identify the appropriate "least total cost" supplier for their
- Utilize University approved
for your product and service requirements.
- Utilize the Specialty Underwriters
program to reduce your annual equipment maintenance cost by an average of 25%
- Visit the Supplier Showcase
for new product and pricing promotions from our preferred suppliers.
- Contact Purchasing Services
for help in identifying the appropriate supplier for your purchase requirement.
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