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Maintenance, Repair, Operating Equipment & Services

Buyer(s):
Wendy Foster

Description:

Maintenance, repair and operating supplies can include a vast array of items including repair parts, replacement parts, filters, bins, bolts, tools, etc.

Central Stores sells parts and supplies in the following categories: Electrical, hardware, household (cleaners, wax, rags, paper towels, etc.), Miscellaneous (automotive parts, fire extinguishers, salt, gloves), paint, paper (copier, printer, and sheet), plumbing, refrigeration parts and safety glasses.

Any items that are available through Central Stores should be purchased there. If items are not available at Central Stores and you need a source, contact Procurement Services for source information. Procurement Services maintains a contract with Grainger for many of these items. The Grainger catalog is available on cyBUY.

Contact Central Stores at 294-8484 for questions on availability and pricing of items or for sourcing of items that are not in stock.

The Central Stores catalog is also available on cyBUY. All employees of the University have access to cyBUY.

ISU currently has a contract with  W.W. Grainger. Items are available on cyBUY.

  

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 item available through Central Stores?

[yes] [no]

Purchase the item from the Central Stores cyBUY catalog.

Is the item available through the Grainger cyBUY catalog?

[yes] [no]

Purchase the item through the Grainger cyBUY catalog.

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.