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Update to Lab Supplies and Equipment VORs

Update to Lab Supplies and Equipment VORs

Strategic Procurement Services would like to advise the community of an update to the Vendors of Record for Scientific Supplies (Lab Supplies and Equipment). Please see the bulletin to the community for more information. Should you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Fasick, Procurement Specialist (cfasick@yorku.ca).

Update to Furniture Purchases direct from Vendors

Update to Furniture Purchases direct from Vendors

Effective January 13, 2022, Facilities Managers (or Equivalent Designates) can now purchase select standard furniture items direct from York’s Vendors of Record (“VOR”s) without submitting an online Service Request (“SR”) form via Maximo. For additional details, please see the Update to Furniture Purchases from Vendors (PDF).

Website Design, Development & Maintenance Services Program

Website Design, Development & Maintenance Services Program

To ensure the York community has access to qualified vendors for all website services and to support the University’s web optimization strategy, Procurement Services has conducted a formal competitive bidding process with an evaluation team consisting of a diverse group of subject matter experts from a variety of divisions and faculties across campus with the […]

New Creative Services Program

New Creative Services Program

Procurement Services announced a change to the current creative services vendor list and to ensure everyone affected takes the actions required in support of the new Creative Services Vendor of Record (VOR) program. To learn more about this program read the New Creative Services Bulletin.    

Praxair Canada Inc. now available on Sm@rtBuy

Praxair Canada Inc. now available on Sm@rtBuy

New Sm@rtBuy Vendor In an effort to continuously expand the product selection, provide better value, improve efficiencies and pass on cost savings to the university community, Procurement Services is pleased to announce the addition of the following vendor onto the Sm@rtbuy on-line purchasing platform: On-boarded Vendor: Vendor Name Purchasing Method Commodity Praxair Canada Inc. Sm@rtBuy […]

Office Supplies Program

Office Supplies Program

This bulletin is to advise the community of a change to the current office supplies vendor. Background York University has been using Novexco Inc. for office supplies through the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (“MGCS”) collaborative Master Agreement for the past year. Procurement Services has elected to enter into an agreement with Corporate Express […]

Office Supplies Program: Pricing Variances

Office Supplies Program: Pricing Variances

This bulletin is to advise the community of developments concerning offices supplies. Background York University works collaboratively with other universities and government agencies to review opportunities for routine purchases, such as office supplies.  For the last seven (7) years, York was able to take advantage of the Staples ‘Super Savings List’ program.  The Staples contract […]