Staples

Staples is the world’s leading office products and solutions company, with 83,000 associates worldwide and offering more than 1 million products.

E&I members have access to the entire Staples portfolio of brands, including TRU RED™, NXT Technologies™, Coastwide Professional™, Union & Scale™, and Perk™. This agreement covers the office products and services your institution needs, including:

  • Office Products
  • Furniture & Related Services
  • Technology products & services
  • Facilities products & services (janitorial/sanitation)
  • Print products & services
  • Breakroom Supplies

Plus, get access to product specialists supporting each category who are prepared to provide you with member-specific pricing and customized online ordering. E&I members also benefit from financial incentives and rebates to support your bottom line.

Additional Benefits:

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Best-in-Class E-Commerce

  • Updated online look & feel
  • Deeper personalization options
  • Increased self-service tools
  • Next generation mobile
  • Buy online and pick up in stores

Customer Service Expertise

  • Highly trained representatives
  • One and Done program for resolution on the first call
  • Direct communication via live person – no robots!
  • Easy access to specialized representatives in technology, furniture, print & facilities solutions
  • E-commerce support team
  • Customer service support lines dedicated to enriching the user experience

Delivery Network

  • 32 national fulfillment centers
  • Free next-business day shipping
  • Desktop delivery options
  • Flexible delivery options for specific requirements

Innovative Delivery

  • Logistics optimization
  • Fleet efficiency practices
  • Electric & hybrid trucks

Supply Chain Investments in Technology

    • Improved order accuracy & delivery efficiency
    • Automated robotic picking technology in fulfillment centers
    • Upgraded delivery route optimization
    • Least-cost route systems
    • Package tracking solutions

    Smart-Size Packaging

        • Custom box size to order size
        • 20% improvement in box utilization
        • Minimum of 15% less corrugate
        • 60% fewer air pillows
        • 75% of distribution network utilizing smart-size packaging

    Environmental Sustainability

        • Approximately 10,000 environmentally-preferable products
        • E-commerce intelligence recommends sustainable products
        • Waste reduction & recycling programs
        • Strategic consultation & support
        • Reporting to quantify your campus or department environmental purchases & help identify opportunities for improvement

Meet the Staples Family of Brands:

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TRU RED™
From pens engineered to perfectly fit your hand to shredders so quiet you’ll barely hear them work, TRU RED delivers business essentials designed thoughtfully to work beautifully. Learn more.

NXT Technologies™
NXT Technologies offers office essentials such as 12-outlet surge protectors, no-hassle wireless chargers, crackle-free speakerphones, and more. Learn more.

Coastwide Professional™
Every Coastwide Professional™ cleaning product is built to spec and made for efficiency. Because you’ve got a job to do, a team to lead, and a standard to meet. Learn more.

Union & Scale™
Trendy or classic, collaborative or private, a single chair or an entire floor, Union & Scale™ will help you create the right spaces for your team. Learn more.

Perk™
Perk up your workplace with plates, cutlery, TP, sanitizer, and cleaning supplies. Learn more.

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Staples is available as part of E&I’s ESM and JAGGAER offerings.

Did you know?
E&I and Staples also have a contract for Promotional Products.

This competitively solicited contract was based upon RFP #683267, issued by E&I with California State University participating as a public agency partner.

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More Information

Contact your Member Relations Representative or Bob Cutler, Portfolio Support Executive, General Products, at rcutler@eandi.org.

Getting Started

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