Purchasing

Doing Business with Mount Royal University

NEW
Mount Royal's Purchase Order Terms and Conditions Apr192016 are now available here.

 

The purchasing of goods and services at Mount Royal University is primarily the responsibility of Supply Chain Services. The overriding objective of Supply Chain Services is to acquire goods and services in a manner that results in the best overall value to MRU. Open competitions cover a broad range of procurement opportunities to support departments and their requirements. Procurements of goods, services and construction are subject to regional and national trade agreements and internal governance in accordance with policies and procedures.


How to become a Vendor

Typically new vendors are sourced by the buyer's in the Purchasing department, or are vendors who have responded to a competitive bid opportunity. Vendors who are interested in supplying goods or services to Mount Royal University are encouraged to introduce themselves through purchasing@mtroyal.ca.

New vendors that have been awarded a contract must complete a "Vendor Set up - Information Form" that ensures we have correct information from the vendor. The following method of payment are available for Mount Royal University's vendors.

  • EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) - Canadian Vendors
  • ACH (Automated Clearing House) - US Vendor

New Vendor should also ensure they review the MRU "Invoicing Procedures" and Purchase Order Terms and Conditions, copy available below.

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions Apr192016

Invoicing Procedures

Bid Opportunities

Bid opportunity notices are advertised on MERX and on the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) site. Bid opportunity documents will be available through MERX. MRU invites any interested bidder who can fulfill the bid requirements to respond to the advertised opportunity.

Bid opportunities are generally in three main categories: Goods, Services and Construction. The process used for solicitations are typically in the form of an Invitation to Tender (ITT), Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Quotation (RFQ).


Obtaining a Bid Package

MERX Website: www.merx.com/mru


Customs

Mount Royal's Customs Broker is Livingston International.