University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Medline Industries, Incorporated, Mundelein, IL
Amount: An estimated $28,000,000
An estimated start date of 10/10/2017 through 8/31/2019
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 4, 2017
The University awarded a contract for medical-surgical distributor.
Medline Industries, Incorporated will be the hospital?s medical-surgical distributor providing comprehensive distribution, warehousing, and supply chain solutions for a wide variety of medical supplies used for patient care.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) In addition to providing great value to the University, Medline provides daily deliveries of all medical supplies used by the hospital. By consolidating our medical supply delivery with one vendor, the delivery dock is utilized efficiently and effectively.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.