Office Supplies: Staples Business Advantage
As of July 1, 2021, Colgate University has extended its advantageous preferred supplier agreement with Staples Business Advantage as the exclusive supplier of office supplies for Colgate University.
Ordering Office Supplies
Effective December 1, 2020, Staples Business Advantage will be accessible via Colgate Unimarket, an electronic marketplace accessible via single sign on.
Contact Purchasing for access to online Staples ordering: 315-228-7474. We (Purchasing and Sustainability) appreciate your ongoing effort to be cost-conscious (i.e. buy off Colgate's ECO Hot List), bundle orders ($50 minimum), and buy sustainable products. This serves Colgate's goals to spend less, reduce duplicative delivery trips, and control carbon emissions.
Account Number: 1004348RCH
What Staples Business Advantage Offers
Easy online ordering and exclusive savings on thousands of products for the campus:
- Classroom and teaching supplies
- Break room and event supplies (ECO packaging)
- Facilities and safety supplies
- Promotional products
For more information, please contact Purchasing at firstname.lastname@example.org
Staples Contact Information
- Primary Point of Contact:
- Ciarra Boyd, 585-486-8737, email@example.com
- Territory Account Manager:
Chris Murphy, 585-750-5938, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Break Room
- David Krause, 734-452-4677, email@example.com
- Print & Marketing
- Scott Parmlee, 585-489-8413, firstname.lastname@example.org
All flights should be booked using Concur, Colgate's online travel and expense management system. Expenses incurred while traveling (meals, hotels, etc.) should also be logged in Concur.
Colgate’s primary office and lounge furniture supplier is ROI Office Interiors, their main line of office furniture is Teknion. ROI Office Interiors offers reliable delivery and installation, quick response and competitive pricing. Contact the Purchasing Department to discuss needs and if necessary to set up an appointment with a furniture representative.
Effective December 1, 2020, Amazon Business Prime is accessible via colgate.unimarket.com
Colgate University has a university-wide corporate Amazon Business Prime account which should be used exclusively for university-related purchases. Due to the University's 501(c)3 tax-exempt status, no personal purchases may be made using Colgate's corporate Amazon Business Prime account.
Please contact Molly Ogden (or Simon Fritz) in Purchasing at email@example.com or 315-228-7475 if you need to transition to the corporate account or need a new account created for you or your department.