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Expedited Procurement with Catalogs and Frequently Purchased Commodities

Our Strategic Sourcing Team works to proactively identify suppliers and implement master contracts for frequently purchased commodities by working with the UC System Wide Sourcing Centers of Excellence and leveraging GPO partnerships. In close coordination with our eCommerce Team, those contracts with sufficient transaction volume and spend to support automated catalog connections through BobcatBuy/Oracle are enabled as catalog suppliers.

Life Sciences/Lab Supplies

Available Purchase Categories
Airgas USA, LLC
Compressed gas
Bio Rad Laboratories
Reagents and research supplies
Dharmacon Inc.
Research and applied markets; Dharmacon; HyClone; services; cell analysis; cell therapy and bioprocesses
Fisher Scientific Company LLC
Lab equipment and lab supplies
Medline Industries Inc.
Medical supplies
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
Lab materials, technologies and services for research and bioproduction (Oligo)
New England Biolabs
Discovery and development of molecular biology reagents
Praxair Distribution Inc.
Compress gas
Sample ASSAY technologies for molecular diagnostics, applied testing, academic and pharmaceutical
Spectrum Laboratory Products Inc.
Chemicals, lab supplies, lab equipment and lab safety items
Thermo Fisher Scientific (Asheville) LLC
Scientific equipment: microscopes, etc.
VWR International Inc.
Lab equipment and supplies

Office Supplies and Miscellaneous Goods

Office Depot
Office supplies and miscellaneous goods

Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies and Equipment

Fastenal Company
Industrial and Safety Supplies - Maintenance Repair and Operation Supplies (MRO)
W.W. Grainger Inc.
Industrial and Safety Supplies - Maintenance Repair and Operation Supplies (MRO)
Graybar Electrical
Electrical, Lighting, Data Communications and Security Products and Related Products, Services and Solutions
Waxie Enterprises
 Janitorial and Sanitary Supplies - Maintenance Repair and Operation Supplies (MRO)
HD Supply Facilities
Industrial and Safety Supplies - Maintenance Repair and Operation Supplies (MRO)
Cabling and Networking Products and Solutions, Security System Services

Information Technology and Related

CDW Government (HP and Apple Products)
Laptops (HP and Apple), IT Peripherals
Dell Marketing
Laptops, Desktops, Peripherals, Servers, Storage
B&H Photo
Photography, Pro Video, TVs and Entertainment, Surveillance, Optics
Laptops, Desktops, Servers, Storage


Approved Workstations, Seating for General use and other approved furniture. All furniture purchases require Space Planning approval and requested items are routed to them automatically. We suggest you reach out to Space Planning in advance of requesting a purchase to discuss options.


Amazon Business
One-time purchases of items not available through other commodity-specific catalogs and contracts.