Introducing E&I’s Member Matters newsletter, a quarterly update about what’s happening at your Cooperative.

E&I Sourcing 2023: Our Transformative Journey
E&I’s transformative sourcing journey includes achieving more contracts, streamlined processes, and enhanced contract management. Get all the details as well as insights into our 2023 Sourcing Roadmap and potential considerations for 2024. 
Introducing Our Supplier Diversity Member Toolkit 

Enhance your institution’s Supplier Diversity program with E&I’s comprehensive member toolkit. From digital assessments to economic impact reporting, this toolkit offers tailored solutions to help you drive inclusive procurement practices.

Delivering Unparalleled Category Support: E&I’s Business Development Team  

With expertise in industry trends and best practices, our Business Development Team will work closely with you to understand your unique challenges and find the best solutions available in our extensive contract portfolio. 

Empowering the Future with E&I’s Strategic Advisory Boards

E&I’s Member and Business Partner Strategic Advisory Boards (SABs) help shape our strategic roadmap, fostering innovation, excellence, and strategic thinking. Learn about the impactful contributions of our SABs as we continue to shape the path ahead.

Data-Driven Success – The Power of E&I’s Strategic Spend Assessment (SSA) 

This consultative service examines your institution’s spend, identifying opportunities for cost savings, revenue generation, supplier consolidation, and strategic roadmap alignment. Join the growing community of members utilizing this service, included at no cost as part of your E&I membership.

Get Shopping with VERVE!

Experience the convenience of VERVE by E&I, our online service that delivers an easy and intuitive eProcurement experience. Enjoy a secure, controlled environment where you can buy from a large number of E&I suppliers using p-cards or purchase orders. VERVE is pre-loaded with E&I contracts, and you can easily start shopping in minutes.

Welcome Aboard!

We are excited to welcome Aimee Oestreich, Director of Contracts & Compliance, as the newest member to join the E&I team!

NAEP 2023 Regional Meetings – E&I Sessions & Presenters

Get the details on E&I sessions and attendance at the upcoming NAEP Regional Meetings. We hope to see you there!

People Power: Spotlight on Kristin Ferrufino

Learn all about the diverse talents, achievements, and interests of our dedicated employees who bring passion and expertise to their roles.

Maximizing Your Membership: Patronage Refunds on the Way

One of the unique benefits of your Cooperative membership is the potential to receive money back in the form of patronage. These refunds are based on your usage of E&I contracts in the previous year, providing an additional source of revenue and reducing your costs. We are proud to offer this exclusive opportunity to our members!

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