Certain items under the Corporate
Express (CE) contract are blocked from ordering because they are
considered unallowable expenses—items that cannot be purchased using
From time to time, the Purchasing Department expands the list of
blocked items as part of our ongoing monitoring of purchases made under
the CE contract.
Additional items now blocked from the Corporate Express account are:
eating utensils, facial tissues, cups (except #NIB001623006), plates,
tablecloths, umbrellas, dish soap, luggage carts, cameras, eyeglasses,
hand lotion, coffee filters, coffee decanters, sugar, and artificial
Please note that fax machines, copiers, and printers should not be
ordered under the Corporate Express EWay system. For Property Control
purposes, these items must be requested under a purchase requisition.
Contact: Bob Todaro, Purchasing Officer, Ext. 2425,