Electronic Procurement (eProcurement)

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Departments  purchase goods and services from Staples Advantage, UPS CampusShip, Fisher Scientific, and VWR using customized Web portals with eProcurement.  Purchases can be made with state, Research Foundation (RF) and UB Foundation (UBF) funds for transactions less than $5,000.

Advantages of eProcurement

  • Eliminates eReqs and Web Receivers
  • Consolidated billing handled by the Procurement Department
  • Is accessed with user-friendly Web portals
  • Has contract pricing
  • Shows order history and tracking
  • Provides order confirmation emails and quick shipping
  • Routes to approvers if necessary for budget administration

Office Supplies from Staples Advantage

Staples Advantage is New York State’s source for office supplies.  Online ordering with consolidated billing is available for all funding sources.  Purchases are processed through Proftech, a diversity supplier.

Shipping with UPS CampusShip®

  • Take advantage of New York State Contract Pricing
  • Create your own shipping labels and track your shipments
  • UPS is on campus daily for pick-ups

Scientific Products from VWR

VWR provides an expansive choice of premiere products, such as chemicals, furniture, equipment, instruments, apparel and consumables, from a vast group of leading scientific manufacturers.

Laboratory Supplies and Services from Fisher Scientific

Complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education.

Contact an Expert

For eProcurement Account Setup and Billing

Renee Braun

Renee Braun

eProcurement, Financial Management

Phone: 716-645-4571

Email: braun@buffalo.edu

For Fisher Scientific and VWR

Kathleen Brown

Kathleen Brown

Purchasing, Procurement Services

Phone: 716-645-4510

Email: brownk@buffalo.edu

For Staples Advantage/Proftech

Bethany Scibetta

Bethany Scibetta

Purchasing, Procurement Services

Phone: 716-645-4512

Email: bmscibet@buffalo.edu

For UPS CampusShip

Renee Braun

Renee Braun

eProcurement, Financial Management

Phone: 716-645-4571

Email: braun@buffalo.edu

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