May 14, 2015
JERICHO, N.Y. – E&I members now have access to a new competitively awarded agreement for office products, supplies and solutions from Staples Advantage, the business to business division of Staples.
Staples Advantage will help members save on office products, furniture and related services, technology products and services, facilities products and services, print products and services, breakroom supplies and promotional products.
Additional highlights of the new offering include:
- Extensive catalog offering with firm net pricing
- Best-in-class e-commerce and online ordering experience
- Highly trained and easily accessible customer service and support representatives
- Fast, efficient and innovative delivery
- Sustainable solutions
“Our collaboration with Staples Advantage represents a significant savings opportunity for our members in addition to offering a number of other value-added services,” said Tom Fitzgerald, E&I, CEO. “As the world’s leading office supply company, Staples has the products, customer service, experience and expertise to meet the diverse needs of our membership. I am excited to welcome Staples Advantage as a new business partner, and I am confident our members will benefit from this new offering.”
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the member-owned, not-for-profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions and services to education and related institutions. E&I provides members with access to a diverse portfolio of competitively awarded contracts, electronic procurement platforms and consulting services to help them source effectively. By leveraging the knowledge and expertise of more than 3,600 member institutions, E&I helps members reduce costs and optimize supply chain efficiencies. The Cooperative’s member-driven competitive solicitation process meets generally accepted procurement standards across the nation. For more information, please visit: www.eandi.org.