To: Bloomsburg University Associates

Bloomsburg University Associates
Jeffrey Mandel, Director of Procurement and Operations
July 9, 2012
IMPORTANT: NEW Office Supply Provider Announcement
We are pleased to announce that Bloomsburg University has elected to participate in the
PASSHE contract offered through Staples Advantage®, the commercial division of Staples,
to be our new office products and toner supplier beginning on August 1, 2012.
This program allows Bloomsburg University to improve our procurement process and gain
substantial cost savings. Your participation in complying with the program contributes towards
our rebate incentives and overall program value. In addition, it will provide us with dedicated
account management and customer service teams to best support our business needs.
Staples is committed to “making it easy” for us to buy a wide range of office products and toner,
including supplies, technology, furniture, facilities, print, promotional products and business
Staples Advantage Program Features:
Negotiated preferred pricing with an additional 5% discount on all purchases for the
first 6 months of the program
Easy online ordering through®
Free next-day shipping on orders
Desktop delivery (forPcard orders)
Easy, hassle-free returns
Dedicated customer service
Customer appreciation day coupons at Staples retail stores
Student initiatives include Staples internships and graduate recruitment opportunities
This new program will provide Bloomsburg University with the best overall value to support our
business needs. We appreciate your support as we continue to initiate improvements to our
Look for more information on this program and training soon!
Jeffrey Mandel
Director of Procurement and Operations
Bloomsburg University of PA