Contracts / Tender Awards
LeGrow's Business Travel Management Program
A travel management agreement has been established with LeGrow's Travel for Memorial University travel. The agreement provides discounted agency fees and assists with pricing for travel, with one of several Memorial dedicated LeGrow's Travel agents or by using the LeGrow's Concur website booking tool. Please call 758-3330 or email email@example.com to book your travel.
In order to improve and enhance efficiencies of the Memorial University Travel Program, LeGrow’s Travel provides an online corporate self-service reservation tool called Concur that is specifically customized for Memorial University travellers and travel arrangers to use for making airline, hotel and car rental reservations. This allows travellers and travel arrangers to book travel online and will automatically apply special university and government negotiated contracts as well as personal traveller preferences.
This booking platform is designed to:
- Give travellers control over their travel preferences and options with “anytime, anywhere” access to self-service travel reservations capabilities;
- Allow the university to realize significant cost savings through the use of preferred vendors while tracking volumes for future travel provider negotiations; also
- Enable travellers to also have counsellor assistance, if required, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world.
The Porter Airlines Corporate Airfare Agreement with Memorial University has been extended to December 31, 2016, for University related travel.
Bookings must be made through LeGrown's Travel Agency at 758-3330 or firstname.lastname@example.org in order to take advantage of the agreement discount.
The agreement is for the enitire University and its SIEs for university related travel. For more information, please visit: www.flyporter.com.
Concur Online Bookings
Maritime Travel will be fulfilling all online bookings made through the Concur tool in one central location out of our extended hours and 24/7 office in Truro Nova Scotia.
In addition to centralizing the fulfillment, we are delighted to announce the launch of our dedicated online support desk.
Our online support desk is open from 9:00AM (AST) to 9:00PM (AST) Monday to Friday and 9:00AM (AST) to 5:00PM (AST) Saturday and Sunday and will provide navigational assistance to our clients for the online booking tool and our traveller profile tool.
You can reach the online support desk by calling toll free at 1-844-423-9133 or via email at email@example.com.
Of course our Emergency Travel line is always available for any assistance (non-technical) regarding your travel plans and bookings. They can be reached toll free at:
1 888 551 1181 within North America. Outside North America - please call 902 423 3806 or you can now contact us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank you for your continuing support and assure you that we are committed to earning your business every day by being able to provide you with our award winning personal services.
Provincial Airlines Limited
A Corporate Airfare Agreement has been established with Provincial Airlines www.provincialairlines.com for Memorial University effective November 4, 2013, offering discounted airfare for University travel.
Booking can be made through Legrows Travel Agency, at 758-3330 or email@example.com.
The Airline of the North
A Corporate Agreement has been established between First Air and Memorial University of Newfoundland. First Air offers service to Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and Edmonton, for either visiting or to connect to northern communities in Canada. Examples of communities frequently travelled are: Iqaluit and Pangnirtung.
You can book on line at www.firstair.ca and enter the promo code in the promo box or by calling 1-800-267-1247 reservation line and giving the group number.
The promo code and the group number are confidential between the University, its SIE's and the Marine Institute, so please treat it as such. You can obtain the code and group number from Juanita Wade, Financial and Administrative Services, firstname.lastname@example.org or Fred Christian-Quinton, Marine Institute, FredCQ@mi.mun.ca .
For more information, please visit www.firstair.ca.
A Corporate Agreement has been established between Aviscar (AVIS) Inc. and Memorial University of Newfoundland expiring August 15, 2016 for domestic and international rentals. The negotiated program is available for your Business or Leisure rentals. The corporate rate program can be obtained by booking through LeGrow's Travel Agency, at 758-3330 or email@example.com. Avis Reservations at 1–800-879-2847 or online at www.avis.com
Please contact Juanita (8222) or Melanie (8221) for the corporate account number. This number must be quoted when booking in order to obtain corporate pricing.
A Corporate Agreement has been established between Budgetcar (BUDGET) Inc. and Memorial University of Newfoundland expiring August 15, 2016 for domestic and international rentals. The negotiated program is available for your Business or Leisure rentals. The corporate rate program can be obtained by booking through Legrow's Travel Agency at 758-3330 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Budget Reservations at 1–800-268-8900 or online at www.budget.com
Awards for Office Supplies
The successful bid for the office supplies contract was Staples Business Advantage for the period September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2019. To order, please click on E-way.ca. The university is obligated to order from Staples Business Advantage for the contract items. A complete list of items on contract are available by clicking shopping lists on the Shopping tab on E-way.ca. Contract items are aslo identified by a green "$" when searching for individual products. You will note the university has included over 550 items on the contract this time around. For non-contract items, you should obtain quotes from the various suppliers in accordance with our Purchasing Policy.
The university, in cooperation with the Central Purchasing Authority of the Provincial Government, has tendered for various office commodities and the successful bidders are as follows
1. New laser printer cartridges: Triware Technologies Inc. - May 1, 2012 to June 30, 2016.
2. New Laser Fax Supplies for Thermal Fax Machines: Triware Technologies Inc. - May 1, 2012 to June 30, 2016.
3. Bond copy Paper: Ariva, November 17, 2015 - September 30, 2017
4. Filing Cabinets: Grand & Toy LTD – November 10, 2015 - October 31, 2017.
Please ensure you use the supplier listed above for the appropriate commodity as the university has communicated certain volumes to these suppliers in the request for tender. As well, the university has contractual obligations to use these companies for tendered items.