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Rental Services

Buyer(s):
Wendy Foster

Description:

Rental of hand tools and small equipment such as jackhammers, ladders, generators, scaffolding can be authorized with a purchase order.  The Requesting Department typically assumes the risk of replacing the hand tools or small equipment if damaged or lost. The Procurement Card can be used for rental of small items (under $5,000). Rental of large items (value over $5,000) or rentals requiring an agreement to be signed should be referred to Procurement Services.

Rental of large construction equipment such as skid-steers, forklifts, and backhoes shall be reviewed by Procurement Services. Procurement Services will determine if physical damage insurance is required by ISU. ISU currently has contracts with the following:

Portable Pro  - Mobile Toilet Service

Celebrations Party & Rental - Tent Contract

Procurement Procedure:

To find the best way to procure the goods or services in this category,
please answer each of the following questions by clicking [yes] or [no].

Is the dollar value of the purchase over your Procurement Card limit?

[yes] [no]

Create a requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.

Do you have an ISU Procurement Card and will the vendor accept the card for the transaction?

[yes] [no]

Use Procurement Card and retain any receipts and order forms in your Procurement Card files.

Create a requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.