B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., (“B & H”) is the Institute’s preferred Master Agreement supplier and Rensselaer’s provider of photo, video, audio, lighting, pro accessories, computers, data storage, optics, entertainment projection, and surveillance devices. B & H is the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in the U.S.
As the Institute’s preferred contract supplier, the B & H contract offers a wealth of possibilities available for photography, videography and other Media Industries. The B & H products catalog is enabled in the Rensselaer Marketplace (OSCAR) as a punch-out supplier with E&I Cooperative Services discount pricing.
Computer hard drives, networking, peripherals, software, speakers, desk-top computers, notebooks, iPads, and tablets have been removed from the supplier’s catalog. Please contact the Campus Computer store for these items.
Contract Information: The B & H Foto & Electronics Corp. contract is a competively bid contract awarded in collaboration with Education and Institutional Cooperative Services (E&I), a national purchasing cooperative that serves over 2,300 member colleges and universities across the country.
B&H Foto & Electronics Corp and the E&I Program offer the ability to:
- Leverage cooperative purchasing power
- Significantly lower operational costs
- Lower purchasing costs
Contract Term: 5/1/2013-4/30/2014 Rensselaer specific pricing and from 4/1/2014-7/31/2018 E&I pricing
Shipping Terms: B & H will pay standard UPS ground shipping for orders that: (a) can be shipped via UPS (i.e. not oversized items); (b) are over ($100); and (c) and weigh less than (70) pounds. Rensselaer will pay shipping costs in other instances.
Returns and Warranties: Rensselaer may return Products to B & H consistent with B & H’s Return Policy. Merchandise sold under this agreement only covered by the manufacturer’s warranty, if any, B & H disclaims all warranties, including without limitation that of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Payment/Invoicing: Electronic invoicing for punch-out orders. Manual invoicing for non-catalog orders.
Credits: Issued manually from B & H. Department enters as a Direct Pay.
Special Pricing: For special pricing on quantity procurements, please contact Jason Farbowitz at jasonfa@BandH.com.
For Customer Service/Order Inquires/obtaining quotes:
B & H Contact information:
The New York Team
212-239-7500 ext 7742
B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio
Education & Local Government
Phone: 212-239-7500 ext. 2381
Rensselaer Contact information:
Kim Ragosta - Sourcing Manager
Phone (518) 276-3265