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Allied Van Lines
Alpha Building Corporation
America To Go, L.L.C.
American Express
American Hotel Register
American Seating Co
B&H Photo Video
The Baker Company
Beckman Coulter
Bedrock Freight Brokerage, LLC
Bentley Mills, Inc.
Bourdons Institutional Sales, Inc.
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. (K-12)
Canon USA, Inc.
Claridge Products & Equipment, Inc
Complete Book and Media Supply
Concur Technologies, Inc.
DCI, Inc
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
ESM Solutions Corporation
FedEx Corporation
Ferguson Enterprises
Filtration Concepts
Food Services Program
Getinge USA INC
Global Industries
GovConnection - IT Managed Integration
GovConnection, Inc.
Graebel Moving Services
Grainger, Inc.
Henry Schein Dental, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc.
Hertz Corporation
HighTower Group, L.L.C.
HireRight, Inc.
Irwin Seating Company
Juniper Networks, Inc
Matrix Fitness
Mayflower Transit
McGladrey LLP
Micro Video Instruments, Inc.
MityLite Inc.
Mobile Modular
National Car Rental
NCSPlus Incorporated
Neta Scientific
North American Van Lines
Nouveau Construction & Technology - Energy Conservation
Nouveau Construction & Technology - JOC
OReilly Auto Parts
PanAm, Inc.
PPG Architectural Finishes Inc. (Formerly Glidden Professional)
Procurex, Inc.
SatCom Global Inc
Schindler Elevator Corporation, U.S.A.
School Health Corporation
SciQuest, Inc.
Shaw Sports Turf
Shelby Williams
Sherwin-Williams Company
SHI International Corp.
SKC Communication Products, LLC
SKC Communication Products, LLC - Lecture Capture
Southwest Contract
Specialty Underwriters
Spikes Cavell Analytic Inc.
SSC Service Solutions
Staples Advantage
Steelcase Health
Steelcase Inc.
Steris Corporation
Tandus Centiva US LLC
Technology Integration Group (TIG)
Transformations Furniture, Inc.
United Van Lines
University Sleep Products, Inc.
Vantage Point Logistics, Inc.
VWR International
Waters Corporation
Waynes Roofing, Inc.
Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. (a subsidiary of Tremco)
Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC

Membership Overview

By aggregating the purchasing power of our member institutions and streamlining the supply chain process, we reduce the time, complexity, and total costs of purchasing for our members.

We’re here to act as an extension of your purchasing department. That means we can provide you with more than just cost savings. The benefits of membership in the Cooperative also include a wealth of other advantages.

  • Extensive contract portfolio
    • More than 100 high-quality national and regional contracts available from best-in-class suppliers.

    • Our portfolio includes many of the suppliers most committed to education and is only open to manufacturers and distributors able to meet the specialized needs and delivery requirements of members.

  • Member-driven competitive RFP program
    • Taps the expertise of many of the best procurement experts in the country. E&I’s Contracts Department works with member volunteer commodity experts to specify institutional requirements, maximize competition and optimize results.

    • Delivers considerable time benefits, since the Cooperative handles all aspects of the contracting process including necessary research, RFP development and contract management.

  • Innovative e-procurement solution – the E&I Marketplace
    • The E&I Marketplace comprises E&I’s growing suite of e-business technology platforms. These best-in-class electronic platforms help schools and universities leverage technology to source more strategically – maximizing enterprise efficiencies, automating business processes, and driving down costs. Through the E&I Marketplace, E&I currently offers a variety of solutions for e-procurement, reverse auctions, and more.

  • Local service & support
    • We serve our members through a field-based team of Member Relations Executives located throughout the U.S. We also align ourselves with business partners who specialize in providing outstanding local coverage.

  • Added value & incentives
    • Patronage checks to members serve as an additional reward for member purchases. Many of our business partners also offer exclusive discount and incentive programs that provide valuable cost-saving opportunities.

  • E&I Consulting Group
    • E&I Consulting Group is E&I’s consulting and professional services division focused on procurement transformation and strategic sourcing in the educational marketplace. We help schools and universities cut costs and drive value across their entire supply chain through a range of integrated services, including organizational assessment and transformation, spend analytics, technology and process evaluations, ROI analysis, and more.

  • Membership Information

    There are three types of membership available:

    NAEP and E&I Full Membership (Joint Voting)
    Includes higher education institutions, preparatory schools and Private K-12 schools within the United States and Canada. Voting membership in the Cooperative is available with a one-time $5 purchase of a share of E&I stock. Annual NAEP dues are required based upon FTE.

    NAEP Associate Membership/E&I Contract Patron (Joint Non-Voting)
    Includes other organizations, such as hospitals, healthcare and related organizations, libraries, foundations, state commissions, Public K-12 schools and others with a community of interest within higher education. Annual NAEP dues are required based on FTE.

    E&I Contract Patron (E&I Only, Non-Voting)
    Includes organizations with a community of interest that are interested in accessing the E&I contract portfolio, but are not interested in NAEP membership. Call 877.MYEANDI (877.693.2634) to sign-up as an E&I Contract Patron.

    Not sure if your institution is already benefiting from membership in the Cooperative? Check our Member Locator to see if your institution is listed.

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