Category: Facilities and Site Services

Terrier Marketplace Gift Card Program

June 3rd, 2014 in Facilities and Site Services

Gift cards are now available for purchase through the Terrier Marketplace. For more information on the program and how to order, please go to: How to Order Gift Cards

Contact BU Sourcing with questions regarding ordering gift cards through the Terrier Marketplace.

Office Depot Deliveries

October 22nd, 2013 in Facilities and Site Services

Please note that Office Depot has transitioned over to a new delivery service provider. The change in service began on Monday, October 21st. Two new dedicated drivers will be assigned to BU, one for each campus. The drivers have undergone training to familiarize themselves with both campuses. They will have an Office Depot/DRS Logistics uniform and will be driving Office Depot box trucks similar displayed here.

The transition should be seamless, however if you experience any delivery issues please contact BU’s onsite Office Depot team, Tana Mahar or Nicole Mailo at 617-353-2371 for assistance.

To further insure your supplies are delivered correctly and on time please make sure you are doing the following:

  1. Set up your personalization in SAP. Instructions can be found here. Setting up personalization is quick and once done, you don’t need to do it again.
  2. When placing your order, please be sure that you are including the following details in the delivery address field of the shopping cart *important*:
    • Floor number
    • Room number
    • Name and contact information of the person in your department who will be taking delivery.

If you have any questions or need assistance with setting up your personalization, contact Ike Babbitt.

Office Depot Quick Ship Chairs

May 29th, 2013 in Facilities and Site Services

Did you know that you can order and receive a chair for your office through Office Depot within one business day? Office Depot offers a variety of office chairs for immediate shipment at competitive contract pricing. View the flier for more details on qualifying chairs and pricing. There are no long lead times in waiting for these chairs to be manufactured. In addition, these chairs are rated to pass Boston fire code requirements and are approved by the Boston Fire Department. For more information on how to order, please visit the home page on Office Depot’s catalog or contact one of BU’s dedicated Office Depot representatives.

Tana Mahar | Office Depot | Business Solutions Division
Vertical Marketing Manager | Specializing in Higher Ed.
O: 617.353.2371 | C: 508.843.4022 | F: 617.353.5384

Nicole Mailo | Office Depot | On site Service Consultant at BU
O: 617.353.2371 | C: 978.760.9016 | F: 617.353.5384

Ordering or Shipping Outside the U.S.

January 22nd, 2013 in Facilities and Site Services

SDV USA is Boston University’s contracted supplier for customs broker and freight forwarding services. SDV provides services to pick up and deliver you shipments door-to-door on a global basis and provides a web based tool to track your shipments. In addition to managing logistics, SDV processes import and export documents, files duty-free exemptions and advises on import and export requirements. These are just some of the services that SDV has been contracted to provide to Boston University. Utilizing the services of one vendor to manage your shipment and clear Customs minimizes delays and provides a more seamless journey for the goods.

For more information about SDV’s services and contact information, please refer to this link.

This link also provides useful information regarding import and export compliance. Contact SDV to obtain a quote for your import or export shipment.

SDV’s global network operates in Europe, the Americas, South Asia-Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Africa. SDV’s parent company, the Bolloré group founded in 1822, is one of the 500 largest companies in the world and one of the main players in the organization of transport and logistics.

Office Depot K-Cup Promotion

December 19th, 2012 in Facilities and Site Services

Office Depot is offering a special promotion on select Diedrich K-cups for $10.96 per 24 count box (normally $12.99/box). The offer is available through 1/31/13. For more information, please visit the Office Depot BSD site or contact one of BU’s dedicated Office Depot representatives.

Tana Mahar 617-353-2371

Nicole Mailo 617-353-2371


New Grainger Punch-Out Catalog Available on SRM

June 26th, 2012 in Facilities and Site Services

An electronic punch-out catalog for Grainger is now available for use within the SAP SRM system.

Grainger is a leading distributor of industrial supplies, MRO equipment, tools and materials, as well as office supplies and safety products. The punch-out offers over 500,000 individual products with pricing negotiated through the Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing (E&I) of which BU is a member.

Why purchase through the Grainger punch-out catalog?

  • User Friendly – Punch-out catalogs provide a web shopping experience featuring item comparison, long descriptions, category filtering, real-time pricing and availability.
  • Faster Processing – Catalog items do not require approval from Sourcing meaning departments have control of when their catalog order is placed.
  • Ease of Use – Item descriptions, product categories, and model numbers carry over automatically to your cart.

For more information on the ordering process please visit the BUworks Central section in the Procure-to-Pay guide.

For more information about Shopping Carts and Catalogs, please sign up for one of two weekly training sessions offered by Sourcing & Procurement through WebEx. Please click here to register.