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If you have a commodity that has neither a strategic partner nor a preferred vendor, find the commodity from the list below and contact the purchasing agent to make a purchase. If you have any questions, contact customer service at customercareteam-pds@case.edu or buying@case.edu.

Commodity Purchasing Agent Phone
Advertising Sheila Wright 216.368.1992
Appliances  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Art and Music Supplies  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Arts and Crafts  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Athletics - Recreation and Sporting Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Audio Visual Equipment and Supplies  Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Books  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Catering On and Off-Campus Mary Luberger 216.368.1666
Catering/Event Supplies/Serv Mary Luberger 216.368.1666
Chemical Orders  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2570
Coffee Service Mary Luberger 216.368.1666
Computer Equipment/Software/Related Supplies/Maintenance Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Computer Lease Administration  Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Contracts (independent contractor agreements)  Sheila Wright 216.368.1993
Controlled Substances (research and veterinary)  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2570
Copier, Facsimile Equipment and Typewriter Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Custodial Services  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Custodial Supplies and Equipment Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Dental Equipment/Supplies Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2570
Dry Ice Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Electronic Equipment and Supplies  Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Equipment Rentals Sheila Wright 216.368.1994
Equipment Rentals (events) Mary Luberger 216.368.1666
Federal Express Supplies  Mail Services 216.368.2565
Food or Beverage (for office)  Mary Luberger 216.368.1666
Furniture  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Hardware and Tools  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Hotels/Lodging Sheila Wright 216.368.1995
Industrial Supplies  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Internal Lease Administration  Sheila Wright 216.368.1996
Leases Computer Related (non-real estate)  Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Leases Facilities Related (non-real estate)  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Leases Research Related (non-real estate)  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Library Supplies  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
License Agreements Computer Related Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
License Agreements Facilities Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Maintenance Computer and Related Agreements  Simon Fritz 216.368.5026
Maintenance Facilities Related Agreements  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Maintenance Supplies  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Maintenance  Research Related Agreements  Andrea Longstreet  216.368.2568
Medical-Surgical-Pharmaceutical Supplies  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2570
Microscopes and Microscope Devices  Andrea Longstreet  216.368.2568
Moving Program  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Office Supplies  Office Depot  
Periodicals/Reprints  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Photographic/X-Ray Materials and Films  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Plant Construction Services  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Plant Service Contracts  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Plant Stockroom Supplies  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Printing  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Procurement Cards  David Stout 216.368.4474
Promotional Products  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Radioactive Products  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Repairs  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Research Gasses, Equipment, and Related Supplies  Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Safety Supplies and Equipment  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Scientific Equipment and Supplies Andrea Longstreet 216.368.2568
Security Supplies, Services, and Equipment Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Vehicle Purchases and Licensing  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Vehicle Rentals  Thomas Bassett 216.368.2585
Water Service (for drinking)  Mary Luberger 216.368.1666

The process for purchasing depends on the cost of the commodity being purchased. The guidelines outlined below illustrate the purchasing process.

  • $0 - $4,999: Use PCard or Peoplesoft;
  • $5,000 - $24,999: Obtain 2 quotes; requisition in Peoplesoft;
  • > $25,000: Obtain 3 quotes; procurement specialist can assist with obtaining a quote.