Recent Updates
The eStores Team is pleased to welcome Eric D’Huyvetter as an eProcurement Analyst. Eric will provide customer service to system users and assist with supplier onboarding and catalog maintenance. He will also take the lead on supplier website testing and exchange (electronic purchase order dispatch) testing. In his previous position as a Senior Buyer in Central Purchasing, Eric issued bids and managed contracts in the Information Technology categories. We welcome Eric to the team.

Eric D’Huyvetter
eProcurement Analyst
(614) 688-3390
eStores system changes
The eStores team closed fiscal year 2014 with over $51 million in purchases through the catalogs. We begin FY15 with 198 suppliers in the system including 25 in the My Quote site. Purchasing, Receiving, Stores, Mail and Surplus wishes to thank the university community for their support of the eStores system over the past fiscal year. We look forward to another successful year of growth and system improvements in fiscal year 2015. Your suggestions are always welcome. Please contact Christine Cihon at or (614) 688-8285 with any questions or comments regarding eStores.
eStores supplier and catalog updates
The hosted catalogs from Owens and Minor and McKesson Medical have been replaced by full supplier website catalogs. Both supplier websites offer a comprehensive product selection and University Hospital Consortium pricing. Users can select from a drop down of units of measure for each product for an easy search experience.

The Owens and Minor catalog is not quite as intuitive as the McKesson catalog. Searches from the initial landing page can be done by Owens & Minor item number, manufacturer catalog number, manufacturer name or product category. Some screen shots are shown below for your reference.

This search is done by product category. Notice the checkbox to display images so pictures are included in the results.

It is necessary to scroll down to view search results after entering criteria. Item details are viewable under the blue SKU link.

Click on the product picture to see a larger view.

New hosted suppliers

Levy Corporation - catering services
Jones Lumber
AVI - food products
Rhoads Construction - general contracting
Teemok - general contracting
Premier General Construction - general contracting
Ferguson Construction Company - general contracting
Direct Solutions - landscape services
Grass Groomers - landscape services
Orkin - pest control

Enhancements to the My Quote site in eStores

The eStores Team has changed the search capability and view on the My Quote site to enhance the end user experience. Searches can now be done by either the quote number or the email address of the recipient. This allows service center employees to search for quotations issued to other staff members in their department if the quote number is not known.

The extended price or total dollar amount of the quotation will also display for users. This will help service center staff to distinguish which quote they are looking for in the event that multiple quotes are issued to the same staff member.

The Approve button has been changed to Checkout to be more consistent with other supplier websites.

As of May 1st, the My Quote site hosts quotations from the twenty one suppliers listed below.

Please contact the Stores Service Center with any questions or concerns regarding the My Quote site or eStores in general.

Santa Cruz Biotechnology Moves to Punchout Site

The eStores Team has converted the hosted catalog for Santa Cruz Biotechnology to the supplier website format. This catalog includes over 400,000 biological lab products used in life science and veterinary research. Users will find the Santa Cruz Biotechnology products only in the supplier websites section of eStores.

The conversion to supplier website format is being done to enhance the search experience and allow for more timely and efficient catalog updates. This format is especially convenient for large scientific and medical catalogs that feature complex product descriptions.

The hosted catalogs for both McKesson Medical and Qiagen will also be converted to the supplier website format in the next several weeks.

"My Quote" Supplier Website


eStores My Quote site now hosts quotations from more than 20 suppliers. Many more to follow in the coming months. If you have questions about the use of the site READ MORE HERE.

Please keep in mind that a supplier’s participation in the My Quote site does not change the face to face communication between supplier and customer to discuss and finalize requirements. Suppliers have been advised to post only the final version of their quotes in the My Quote site. Departments are expected to use My Quote for order placement only. If a quote does need to be revised for any reason, the department may contact the eStores Team or the supplier to communicate desired changes.
Contact the Stores Service Center at or (614) 292-2694 with questions about My Quote. READ MORE HERE

Accelerated Moving—campus and long distance moves
Accent Draperies—window coverings
Andrews Moving-campus and long distance moves
Continental Office Environments—floor covering
Corrigan Moving—campus and long distance moves
Fisher Scientific—Large equipment purchases
Fortner Upholstery—furniture upholstery services
Herlihy Moving (Mayflower)—On Campus moves
Mayflower (Herlihy Moving)—long distance moves
Microfridge (intirion Corp.)—Custom small refrigerator
Ohio Valley—Audio/Video design and installation
O’Neill Tents—rental of Tents and outdoor furniture
Precision Industrial—floor covering
Radiant—Audio/Video design and installation
RSFi Office Furniture—Office furniture
Standard Textile—decorative products-window treatments, bedding, shower curtains
Steris Corporation—sterilizer equipment
Sunbelt—equipment rental, excluding generators
Supergames—rental of inflatable and entertainment games
The Remi Group—equipment maintenance plans
University Sleep Products—dormitory mattresses

Special Characters Prevent eStores Push to PeopleSoft

eStores items that use special characters such as inch or quote marks or “<” and “>” symbols in the item description, may not push to PeopleSoft using the eStores distribution method and the “Send to PeopleSoft” button.

Service Centers can use the Requisition distribution method for these eRequests until this issue can be resolved.

For questions about this issue, please contact Suzanne Edie at or 688-1130.

For more details read the full article.

Christine Cihon
Manager- eStores
Purchasing, Receiving, Stores & Mail
(614) 688-8285

Amy Bronstein
Resource Planning Analyst
(614) 292-7446

Eric D’Huyvetter
Resource Planning Analyst
(614) 688-3390

Mitsy Rayburn
(614) 688-8752
eStores Suppliers
(* indicates that the supplier has a punch out site under the "Supplier Websites" tab in eStores. A ** indicates suppliers that have punch out sites capable of eQuote downloads.)

(* indicates that the supplier can post quotes to the eStores "My Quote" Supplier Website.)

Abbott Labs (Animal Health)
Abcam Inc.
Accelerated Moving & Storage*
Accent Drapery Co Inc*
Adriatico’s Pizza
Advanced Turf Solutions Inc.
Adventures In Advertising**
Agilent Technologies
Air Force One
AK painting
All Occasions Catering Equipment
Ameripride Linen & Apparel Services
Andrews Moving & Storage*
Applied Industrial Technologies*
Aramark Refreshment Services
Asian Concepts (Mark Pi's)
Au Bon Pain Co Inc
AVI Food Systems Inc
B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio*
Ballreich's Potato Chips & Snacks
Barefoot Promotions**
Beckman Coulter
Berwick Party House Inc
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc
Brocon Construction
Brown Enterprise Solutions
Bruner Corp
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants LLC
Capital City Electric LLC
Capital Plumbing & Mechanical Inc
Capoziellos Catering
Catering by Design
CDW Government**
Central Ohio Medical Textiles (COMTEX)
Cheryl & Co
City Barbeque Inc
Clara I Brown Interiors**
Columbus Temperature Control
Complete Book & Media Supply*
Connie Duglin Specialty Linen
Continental Office*
Continental Office Environments*
Contractors Choice - 3 Catalogs (New, Reconditioned, Rental)
Corrigan Moving Systems*
Creative Cuisine
Cummins Bridgeway LLC
Dawson Resources
Dell Computer Corp**
Direct Mechanical LLC
Direct Resource Inc
Direct Solutions
Donatos Pizza Catering
DS Services of Amer Inc
Dupler Office**
Eat Fresh Sandwiches (Subway Catering)
Economy Linen & Towel Service
EE Ward Moving & Storage Co LLC
Elford Inc
Event Source
Fastenal Co**
Ferguson Construction Co
Fisher Scientific**
Fisher Scientific*
Fortner Upholstering Inc*
Globe Window Cleaning Inc
Goldtech of Ohio (Loeb distributor)
Govconnection Inc*
Graybar Electric Co*
Hanover Uniform Co
Henry Schein Animal Health
Henry Schein Inc*
Herlihy Moving & Storage Inc*
Heska Corp
Hewlett-Packard Co**
Insight Public Sector*
Integrated Workspace Solutions LLC*
Interior Supply Inc
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
JF Painting Co
Johnson Controls Inc
Jones Lumber Co
Ketchum & Walton Co
King Business Interiors**
Laboratory Support Services
Lasting Impressions
Lepi Enterprises Inc
Levy Premium Foodservice
Life Technologies*
Lombardi Water Management Inc
Loth Inc**
Lowe's Home Improvement Ctr
Lunch Co
Lusk Group
M White Dental
Made From Scratch (MFS)
Martin Carpet Cleaning
Martin Painting & Coating Co.
Mayflower Transit Inc*
McKesson Medical Surgical*
Metro Cuisine
Metropolitan Environmental Services Inc
Mozarts Café & Bakery
MWI Veterinary Supply Co
NAPA Auto Parts*
Nesco Resource
Netech Corp**
O’Neil Tents & Party Supplies*
O'Reilly Office LLC**
Ohio CAT
Ohio Electric Services
Ohio Heating & Refrigeration
Ohio Valley*
Orkin LLC
Owens & Minor Inc*
Page Construction
Panera - 2 locations (Lane Avenue and South Gateway)
Passion Works Studio
Patterson Dental Co
Peterson Thermal Equipment Co
Pipe Valves Inc
Pizza Rustica
PPG Architectural Finishes
Precision Industrial Services*
Preferred Staffing of Ohio LLC
Premier Dental Products
Premier General Construction LLC
Pro-Flow Plumbing & Drain Cleaning
Proforma TCL Inc**
Progress Supply
Qiagen Inc
Radiant Technology*
Rhoads Construction Inc
Roche Diagnostics - Applied Science
Roger Elliott Co
Romanoff Group
RSFI Office Furniture*
RW Setterlin Building Co
S&G Rental
Sandel Corp
Santa Cruz Biotechnology Inc
Sauer Technical Services
Schindler Elevator Corp
School Specialty Inc*
Sherwin-Williams Co
Smith & Wollensky
Solutions Staffing
Soundcom Systems*
SPS Medical Supply Corp
Standard Textile*
States Electric Co Inc
Steris Corporation*
Steven’s Catering
Sunbelt Rentals*
Supergames & Adventure Education Center*
Synergy Mechanical Contractors
T-rriffic Table Linens
Taylor & Sons Equipment Company
Teemok Construction Inc
The Remi Group*
The Suisse Shop
TP Mechanical Contractors Inc
Trane Columbus
Two Caterers Inc
Univ Sleep Products Inc*
Waters Corp
Williams Interior Designs Inc
World Wide Technology (WWT)*
Worly Plumbing Supply Inc
WW Williams Midwest Inc
Z Cucina
Zimmer Dental