Joint regent procurement teams working with Huron have crafted a request for proposal for office-related supplies. A core list of 1,500 items based off of FY15 purchases by all three institutions will be requested for pricing. In addition, a separate list of more than 900 toners will be priced. The RFP was issued Oct. 1, with the goal of awarding and implementing a new contract by January 2016.
A kickoff meeting for PCs and Laptops was held on Sept. 15, 2015. IT and Procurement professionals from Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa, and the University of Iowa (including UIHC IT) attended and discussed next steps. FY15 data has been requested and received by Dell and CDW.
The prime food vendor category kickoff meeting will be held at the University of Northern Iowa on Oct. 8.