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Preferred Contracted Suppliers

These suppliers have agreements with NSHE and/or BCN Purchasing to provide products at discounted pricing and at guaranteed service levels.  You are encouraged to search the supplier's website for the products and services you need. 

Contracted Supplier Descriptions & Instructions
This table contains a list of suppliers and descriptions and instructions

For all your gas and safety needs, go to Airgas.com and choose “login” from the top right corner.  Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding equipment, supplies, and safety products.  You’ll find it with us!  To receive a login for your account, please email us at ebusinessncn@airgas.com with your name, email address, phone number and Airgas account number.  We will get you set up!  You will be able to access your pricing, products, invoices, POD’s, cylinder balances and much more!

For Apple Special Education Pricing go to ecommerce.apple.com where you will be able to place P-card orders, check order status, track the shipping progress, and download a PDF copy of your order invoice all from the same resource. If you do not have an Apple ID, select the link "Don't have an Apple ID? Create yours now” at the bottom of that page. Then indicate the Apple Customer Number below for your institution and choose "Registered Proposer.”

Desert Research Institute: 58094
Great Basin College: 518934
Truckee Meadows CC: 34739
Western Nevada College: 60252
University of Nevada, Reno: 31425

You may contact 800-800-2775, option 5, then option 1 should you need assistance with registration or use of the site itself.  Volume requirements and custom configurations may be discussed directly with the Apple team for NSHE: Jim Evans, jim.evans@apple.com, Apple Account Executive at 512-674-6904.

Amazon Business Prime has everything you love about Amazon, with new features and benefits tailored to the needs of businesses and educational institutions. Amazon Business Prime accounts are part of a single, master account that provides multi-user business accounts, approval workflows, payment solutions, tax-exempt purchasing, with free shipping on Prime items, access to thousands of third-party sellers, dedicated customer support and much more. Contact your institution's Accounts Payable manager to receive an invitation to the Amazon Business Prime account.

CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) offers over 30 years of IT experience with specialization in discrete hardware and software products and integrated IT solutions, including mobility, security, cloud, and data centers. They partner with major manufacturers such as HP, Microsoft, Lenovo, and Cisco in order to provide comprehensive solutions for PC, server, storage, networking, and IT peripheral needs. The contract includes, for higher education members, access to Apple products - many of which are priced below current Apple Education Pricing. 

This new pricing catalog can be accessed by going to:  www.cdwg.com/nshebcn

For larger orders you may request additional discounts from our Account Manager: Lance McMillan, 866-222-9712 | lancem@cdw.com

Create your account with Connection! We offer the solutions and services your institution needs to make the most of your technology budget. Our experts can help you improve faculty effectiveness and stimulate student learning with innovative higher education IT solutions. All orders receive free ground shipping! Visit us at www.govconnection.com/nshe.

Corporate Travel Planners (CTP), a women-owned business, has been awarded a competitively solicited agreement by the E&I co-op.  BCN Purchasing is in the process of setting up CTP as a preferred contracted supplier. 

Dell Premier provides you with a customized, secure online toolset for obtaining a quote, reporting, researching product and support. With Dell Premier you can: Shop a complete line of customizable business-class products, software & accessories; Obtain a quote at your organization’s negotiated rate; Retrieve detailed invoice, open order and purchase history reports or build your own report; or Prepare and save system configurations as an e-Quote for repeat or future purchase at a later date. 

Dell representative: Todd Stoppenhagen, (512) 513-9379 or (800) 274-7799 ext 513-9379 Todd.Stoppenhagen@dell.com

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Fastenal has a new MRO contract with NSHE. This new MRO contract offers aggressive discounts on all of Fastenal's product categories. Fastenal is ready to support NSHE by providing local products, service, and inventory management solutions tailored to your needs. Your local Fastenal branches are stocked with facility maintenance products to ensure quick delivery of a full-line of industrial and construction supplies. Utilize your Fastenal contract and start saving time and money today. 

To learn more about your Fastenal contract, how to order,and view contract pricing, please contact Zach Wise, (507) 313-7206, zwise@fastenal.com 

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Serving Higher Education for over 90 years. Find thousands of products to maintain campus life, safety facilities, and services just to name a few. With a robust local and next day inventory, we are committed to helping reduce costs, operate sustainability, and help provide a safe workplace for students and employees.  Contact Darin Archey, our Grainger representative for assistance (775) 386-4076 Darin.Archey@grainger.com 

KI is committed to the development of higher education spaces ranging from a single chair or desk, to a classroom, administrative office space and more. We’re here to help you create and transform environments that are specific to you and your students’ needs. Let us help you find a realistic solution for your requirements and budget. Please give us a call with any questions or to discuss options. Negotiated contract pricing has been approved for your use and consideration. To learn more, contact Patty.Hegge@ki.com, (775) 276-2426 

Medline Industries is a manufacturer and distributor of over 450,000 products providing you with a One-stop shop opportunity. Medline has the product breadth and availability at the price points you are looking for. You will easily find the supplies for: Student Health Center, Dental, Nursing, Research, Veterinary studies, Athletics, life sciences and pharmacy. Enjoy easy ordering, next-day delivery and manufacturer-direct pricing. For more information contact your Sales Representative, Dana Kenny at: 818-480-0549 or dkenney@medline.com 

Whether you need a car near your home or office, or the speed, choice, and control of the Emerald Club at airports – Enterprise Rent a Car and National Car Rental have got you covered!  Also, big or small, we rent them all!  At Enterprise Truck Rental, you can reserve ¾ ton diesel pickups, 12’-26’ box trucks, stake beds, and cargo vans.   

Click here to reserve a vehicle for your business travel with the NSHE rate discount and coverage inclusive rates or to reserve a discounted vehicle for your leisure/personal travel.  Questions?  Contact: Stephanie.R.Spensky@ehi.com.

See flyer for complete information regarding these NSHE car rental programs....

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Sign up with Office Depot's Business Solutions Division. Our highly trained sales associates provide the best products and solutions to meet your business needs.  The site will require a log in and password.  Please contact Alex Fuller to get set up: (775) 674-4455   alex.fuller@officedepot.com

 

A new copier program has been finalized with Ray Morgan Company. The new copiers, now known as Multi-Functional Devices (MFDs) are Canon ImageRUNNER models. The Canon ImageRUNNER models are recipients of many industry awards for reliability, ease of use, and overall satisfaction.  Another aspect of this new program is Managed Print Services (MPS) which provides an analysis of a department’s overall usage of their MFD in conjunction with desktop and other printers and scanners leading to efficiency improvements and big cost savings.

Southwest Airlines offers discounts to NSHE through the State of Nevada. The discounts are as follows: 

  • Anytime Fare - 15% - Refundable and same-day changes and standby at no additional cost
  • Wanna Get Away – 3% - 0-7 day advance purchase required and non-refundable

In order to take advantage of the discount, book your travel through SWABIZ.COM:

  • Corporate ID : 99881810
  • Account No.: Your individual Rapid Rewards #
  • Password: Your individual Rapid Rewards password 

As part of the new NSHE contract with Staples, you have access to a variety of value-added services from the world’s leading office supply company. 

  • Competitively bid E&I pricing tailored to your campus’ needs
  • Customized reporting and consolidated invoicing
  • Access to our higher education experts
  • Easy online ordering
  • Free next-day delivery (minimum purchase required, eligible items only)

To get your department signed up with your own account with Staples, contact your Customer Success Consultant Taylor Parry at 801-656-3252.  To learn more about how Staples can help your campus save, contact your Territory Account Manager today at Craig Method at 775-745-0885.

VWR has a new preferred contractual agreement with the NSHE which provides deep price discounts, local rep coverage and free delivery. VWR’s portfolio of life science products provides everything for research needs, including reagents, consumables, equipment, and furniture. Please contact your local rep, Mariah Stephens for more information. (505) 227-4540 Mariah.Stephens@vwr.com