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Preferred Supplier Agreements

The Procurement Office has established several campus-wide blanket orders/contracts, and are available for your viewing herein. If you need additional information regarding these contracts, please contact your Procurement Specialist.

Note: The majority of contract information below is in PDF format. Click here to download Adobe® Reader®. This software is free, and freely distributable. It allows you to view and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files on all major computer platforms.


The University has contracted with three (3) companies for charter bus service for the current fiscal year (16-17). The services are inclusive of transportation for day trips within the Dallas/Fort Worth area and overnight trips for all university related functions. Use of these contracts is mandatory.

The contractors are Dan Dipert Coaches, Cowtown Charters and Lone Star Coaches. Use of any of these vendors is allowable. There is no primary or secondary contractors. For individual contract pricing and other information please click the following links:

Dan Dipert Coaches

Cowtown Charters

Lone Star Coaches

Note: Access to this contract information will require a Net ID and password.

Procedure for contracting for charter bus services:

  1. Request a quote from the vendor(s) you are considering contracting with requesting that the quote be based on the vendor’s contract with UT Arlington.
  2. Upon deciding on a vendor, submit a requisition in UTShare and attach the quote to the requisition. The appropriate category code for charter bus services is 78111803.
  3. Submit the required UTAFlow approval form.
  4. Upon approval by the Procurement Office, a purchase order will be forwarded to the requesting department for dissemination to the selected vendor.

Please contact Nancy Czarowitz at ext. 2-7146 or czarowitz@uta.edu with questions or for clarification.

UT Arlington's contract for temporary employees for fiscal year 2016-2017 will continue with Texas Industries for the Blind and Handicapped (TIBH). Use of this contract is mandatory if using a category below.

The University has three (3) categories within this contract:

  • Data Entry Operator:
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Clerical/Receptionist
  • Casual Labor/Maintenance Assistant

For departments needing a temporary employee, please follow the following procedure:

  • Contact either Jennifer Moore (x2066) or Kimberly Smith (x2061) at Staffing for Goodwill Industries at 817-332-7866. Please work with either of the aforementioned individuals to determine the appropriate temporary classification, start date, job assignment, location, etc.
  • Secure a UT Arlington parking permit for the temporary employee.
  • Submit a requisition in UTShare and attach the quote to the requisition. The appropriate category code for temporary employee services is 80111600.
  • Submit the required UTAFlow approval form.
  • Upon approval by the Procurement Office, a purchase order will be forwarded to the requesting department for dissemination to the selected vendor.

Please contact Nancy Czarowitz at ext. 2-7146 or czarowitz@uta.edu with questions or for clarification.

Click here to review position descriptions and prices.

The University's preferred on-line shipping service with multiple carriers is eShipGlobal. Using eShipGlobal as your source for all shipments, domestic and international, will ensure receiving the best discounted pricing available from FedEx, UPS, Lone Star Overnight, and DHL (international only), and 100% HUB credit. From eShipGlobal's site, the user can choose the preferred carrier and service, print airbills and return labels from their computer and track packages in transit. Payments will be made utilizing the university ProCard.

To set up an account and start shipping, complete the eShipGlobal Access Request Form and send to Julia Cornwell or Christy Brown by e-mail or fax (2-2685).

Information on the eShipGlobal shipping processes may be viewed at eShipGlobal Overview.

eShipGlobal Training Manuals are available upon request. Email Julia Cornwell or Christy Brown if you would like a copy.

When the need for relocation services arises, UT Arlington departments may utilize the vendors listed below through the Educational & Institutional Cooperative (E&I Coop).  Contact information for each company is listed below.  Please see the complete procedure below for contracting.

Allied Van Lines – Burger Transfer

Mark McIntyre
markm@bergerallied.com

800-678-3980
Cell:  214-802-5207

Graebel Van Lines

Jonathan Cutlip
jonathancutlip@graebel.com

800-937-7797

Mayflower Transit – Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics

Megan Thomas
mthomas@darylflood.com

972-745-9411
Cell:  469-223-1090

United Van Lines

Armstrong Relocation

Rob Hurt

rhurt@goarmstrongrelocation.com

800-288-7396

Procedure for contracting for relocation services:

  1. If the estimated total will be less than $15,000, departments may use whichever vendor they would like. If $15,000 or more, competitive bids from at least 3 vendors must be secured.
  2. Submit a requisition in UTShare and attach all quotes to the requisition. The appropriate category code for relocation services is 80111506.
  3. Submit the required UTAFlow approval form.
  4. Upon approval by the Procurement Office, a purchase order number will be forwarded to the requesting department for dissemination to the selected vendor.
  5. When the move is complete and an invoice is received, forward the invoice to your departmental buyer who will complete the purchase order in UTShare. Payment will be processed as per standard voucher processing procedures.

Please contact Nancy Czarowitz at ext. 2-7146 or czarowitz@uta.edu with questions or for clarification.

The University of Texas at Arlington has selected Konica Minolta as its preferred supplier for copiers and managed print services effective April 2013. Konica Minolta services UT Institutions as the preferred supplier under The University of Texas System Supply Chain Alliance Contract #UTSSCA3812.

Contract Highlights

  • The contract covers Multifunctional Devices (MFDs) - desktop units and printers.
  • The contract provides for fixed discounts from list price. These fixed discounts are applicable to both leased and purchased equipment. Under the lease option, for 36, 48 or 60 months, the cost will include a monthly lease price and a cost-per-copy print charge.   Each print charge (cost per copy), will pay for the cost of all consumables, maintenance, and service for the equipment.
  • Departments can consolidate all of their units for billing purposes and receive one monthly invoice for equipment leases and one monthly invoice for copy charges.

How to Order

  1. Contact Carrie Bryson, the University’s dedicated representative for product pricing and information, or to have a complete managed print service analysis performed on your current fleet of prints, scanners, fax machines and copiers.  Email Carrie at cbryson@kmbs.konicaminolta.us, or call her - (214) 683-5845.
  2. To formalize the lease, Konica Minolta will provide the requisitioning department  the “Equipment Schedule to Master Premier Lease for The University of Texas System” and “Standard CPC Maintenance Contract for The University of Texas System – Institutional Participant”, both of which will be submitted to the Office of Procurement for signature.
  3. After execution, the two (2) aforementioned documents will be returned to the department for direct submission to the University’s current sales representative – see above.
  4. Upon placement, acceptance of the equipment, and receipt of invoice, the department will initiate payment for the lease and maintenance contract by following the How to Pay Your Invoice guidelines.

How to Pay Your Invoice

  1. A department initiates payment by creating a Non-Purchase Order Voucher.
  2. Include a copy of the signed documents referenced in HOW TO ORDER #2 along with the invoice as support for the first payment.
  3. For subsequent payments, the voucher ID of the initial payment must be referenced in the 'Comments' of the non-purchase order voucher.
  4. Additional Information for non-purchase order voucher entry:
    • Konica Minolta's Vendor ID #0000025380
    • Lease payments – Account Code 64040
    • Maintenance/Clicks – Account Code 63811

For questions about this contract or procedure, contact your dedicated Procurement Specialist.

Prestige Business solutions Selected as new Preferred supplier for printing/copying services

Since 2012 the University has had an agreement with the City of Arlington to utilize their Canon Print Center for many of the day-to-day printing needs of the University, including the printing of business cards and university stationery items. This agreement will come to an end on January 31, 2017.

The University’s Office of Contract Management, in conjunction with a an evaluation team of University representatives, recently completed a thorough competitive Request For Proposal (RFP) and evaluation process and has selected Prestige Business Solutions as the preferred supplier for day-to-day printing needs of the University effective February 1, 2017. 

Prestige Business Solutions is a full service offset and digital print supplier with a wide range of printing and copying capabilities, including an on-line, easy to use ordering portal for items such as business cards and letterhead specifically tailored to the needs of the University. Prestige Business Solutions will be delivering completed print jobs to campus daily. Our campus representative, Doug Kraum (contact info below), is available to assist University departments personally as needed. In addition, Prestige Business Solutions is a certified Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) with the State of Texas.

Prestige Business Solutions will be on campus for a meet-and-greet session on January 30 in the Guadalupe Room of the University Center from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Company representatives, as well as Procurement staff, will be on-hand to discuss all aspects of Prestige’s capabilities, offer on-going demonstrations of the on-line ordering portal, as well as to set follow up appointments with individual departments to better understand the needs of the campus community.

Please make plans to attend this event and learn more about the capabilities and benefits of working with our newest preferred supplier. If you or someone from your department can not attend, Prestige Business Solutions can be reached directly at any of the following:

www.prestige-online.net
Main Number :
817-328-7300

Doug Karum
817-328-7305
dkraum@prestige-online.net
Lisa Petree
817-328-7305
lisa@prestige-online.net

For more information on this new preferred supplier agreement you may contact Joe White in the Contract Management Office at 817-272-6148 or josephsw@uta.edu.

New Five Year Agreement with W.W. Grainger, Inc for Maintenance, Repair and Operations Products and Services

The University, through the U.T. System Supply Chain Alliance, has entered into a new five-year preferred supplier agreement with W.W. Grainger, Inc. for a variety of maintenance, repair and operations products and services. Grainger was recently awarded the new contract after a rigorous competitive proposal process. Grainger has been providing outstanding products and services to the University for many years and all parties look forward to continuing the relationship.

While known traditionally for more industrial-type maintenance and repair items, Grainger now offers over 1 million different products in a variety of product categories that are available to the University under the new agreement. For more information on any of their products and services available please contact the representatives listed below or visit www.grainger.com for a complete product and service catalog.

In addition to an aggressive pricing structure, the new agreement offers the following added value benefits to the University community at no additional charge:

  • Dedicated on-campus support
  • Product and safety training
  • Product demos from manufacturers as requested
  • On-line / punch out order capabilities in UT Share (PeopleSoft)
  • Inventory / usage audits and management

As a further benefit to the University, Grainger partners with the Burgoon Company which is a State certified Historically Underutilized Business (HUB). All Grainger products can be ordered through Burgoon to receive 100% HUB credit, with no price increase. Orders, questions, or requests for more information on any of the products and services available under this agreement can be directed to either:

Richie Robida
817-366-3153
Richie.robida@grainger.com
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Christi CdeBaca
972-839-0699
ccdebaca@burgooncompany.com
Burgoon Company (HUB)