University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Descartes US Holdings Inc., Buffalo, NY
Amount: An estimated $184,338
An estimated start date of 7/30/2020 through 6/30/2023
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, July 31, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Subscription to Visual Compliance.
Three-year subscription to Visual Compliance software that will allow users at UIUC and UIC to easily manage staying in compliance with export control policies.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for periodicals, books, subscriptions, database licenses, and other publications procured for use by a university library or academic department, except for expenditures related to procuring textbooks for student use or materials for resale or rental. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(5)) This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for a subscription procured for use by a university library or academic department.
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