Purchasing is pleased to announce a new procurement avenue
for all SLAC employees. A blanket agreement has been developed with
Grainger, Inc. that will allow requestors to place orders directly through
the Grainger.com Web site. This site
offers a fast, efficient and simple-to-use procurement method that gives
the user 24/7 accessibility as well as real-time availability and pricing.
Other benefits include personal lists of frequently ordered items, as well
as access to order history and order status.
What Grainger Offers
Grainger works with over 1,200 suppliers and provides
access to over 500,000 products and replacement parts in each of the
- Cleaning & Painting
- Hand & Power Tools
- Material Handling
- Motors & Power Transmission
- Repair Parts
- Pumps & Plumbing
- Test Instruments
- Safety & Security
Billing will be done bi-monthly via a summary bill. All
SLAC departments will have access to a copy of their purchases sorted by
requestor’s name. In addition, the Web site offers order management for
departments requiring pre-approval. Any manager interested in setting
restrictions on the ordering process for their employees should contact
Janet Adams, Deputy Purchasing Officer, before June 10.
"Roll Out Fair" On June 11th
All staff members are invited to the ‘Roll Out Fair’ in
the Auditorium Breezeway on June 11 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. At this event,
Grainger will be registering users on the Web site and hold demonstrations
in the Panofsky Auditorium every hour on the hour. Manufacturer
representatives will be on hand to demonstrate what’s new on the market.
Contact: Janet Adams, Ext. 8515,