Contract Number: CNR01496
Contract Date: 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2024
Agreement: Competitive
Renewals: 1 5-year renewal remaining
eProcurement: Punchout Capable
RFP Number & Name: 683484 / MRO Supplies


The Grainger contract features significant benefits and MRO solutions tailored for educational institutions and backed by Grainger's deep expertise in education and superior supply chain. E&I members receive exceptional pricing and discounts, incentive programs, and comprehensive services that include supplier diversity, inventory management, and much more.

Grainger leads the industry in being one source for all your maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) needs. More than 1.7 million products, 14 distribution centers, and 250 branch locations ensures E&I members have the products they need, when they need them, often with same-day availability. Not only does this contract offer unmatched value for your facilities operations, but every department on campus can share in the benefits of this best-in-class agreement.

Contract Highlights
  • Best-in-class KeepStock Inventory Management solutions
  • Comprehensive Services offering: learn about the Grainger Services Business Advantage
  • Prompt payment discounts and consignment agreements
  • Quantified cost reduction and analyses
  • 35 aggressive category discounts & 45 sub-category discounts
  • Key product core market basket comprised of commonly used items by educational institutions
  • Ability to develop an institutional hot list of up to 1,000 additional items
  • Grainger Choice Exclusive Products at additional discounts
  • Exclusive E&I member financial incentives for Top Tier, Growth, eCommerce, and Sustainability, as well as an option to select additional discounts in lieu of financial incentives
  • More than 560 Grainger Account Reps as well as a specialized E&I Customer Service Team for dedicated support

Supplier Diversity

Grainger offers diverse supplier solutions to E&I members. Their online catalog features over 600,000 products from more than 2,800 diverse suppliers, and E&I members can request diverse spend reporting. For members who want to purchase products sold by a DBE, Grainger offers nationwide channel development solutions, with over 100 diverse suppliers who purchase products from Grainger with the ability to sell directly to E&I members. For more information, please contact your dedicated E&I Member Representative.


Grainger's portfolio of environmentally preferable products (EFP) helps E&I members maintain sustainable facilities through efficient energy management, water conservation, waste reduction, and improved indoor air quality. When shopping online, filter results to browse EFP alternative options. Grainger also offers sustainability-related services which include site audits, payback analysis, utility rebate assistance, and replaced product recycling.

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