Educational & Institutional Cooperative Service, Inc. is a not-for-profit buying cooperative established by members of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) to provide goods and services to members at the best possible value. E&I leverage’s the purchasing power of more than 1,800 member institutions to significantly reduce the cost of acquisition and supply. The Cooperative lowers the cost of purchasing by:
- Lowering the upfront purchase price through aggregated purchasing power
- Optimizing the procurement process by creating contracts that comply with applicable procurement standards
- Reducing the total cost of acquisition by leveraging the knowledge and expertise of members and supplier partners to establish best practices.
As a member institution Pace University takes advantage of the E&I purchasing power. The following vendors have been contracted through the Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing:
- B&H Photo
- Complete Book
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- Federal Express
- Grainger, Inc.
- Henry Shein
- VWR Scientific
- Carolina Biological