Office Depot awarded $400 million in open contracts
December 25, 2014 - School Supplies
Reporter- South Florida Business Journal
Office Depot won dual contracts with Texas’ Region 4 Education Service Center to yield a open agencies with bureau and propagandize supplies.
Region 4 Education Service Center represents 50 open propagandize districts and 45 open licence schools with some-more than 1.1 million students, 87,000 educators and 1,500 campuses. The contracts are valued during some-more than $400 million.
The Boca Raton-based bureau reserve association was awarded a contracts by a Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN), a inhabitant supervision purchasing mild that handles contracts of K-12 schools, internal governments, colleges and universities.
“Office Depot has enjoyed a good attribute with Region 4 ESC and TCPN travelling many years and we demeanour brazen to stability to offer these agencies with solutions that best accommodate their needs,” pronounced Steve Calkins, executive clamp boss of business solutions for Office Depot. The association says it has been in business with TCPN given 1997.
Office Depot’s business relations with open companies have not been but their problems in new years. The association staid an $80 million lawsuit in Aug from a late, former Office Depot accountant David Sherwin, who claimed that a association overcharged California’s state agencies for bureau supplies. Office Depot pronounced that a allotment was not an acknowledgment of wrongdoing.
In 2010, Office Depot reached a $4.5 million allotment with Florida on overcharging allegations. Attorneys ubiquitous in Texas, Arizona, Missouri and New York are now heading identical overcharging investigations. The association has pronounced it is auxiliary with investigators.
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