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SHI International Corp. (SHI) is the new Rensselaer Marketplace Supplier of IT software to education institutions across the United States.  As an authorized reseller for all major software publishers, SHI has forged great business relationships with the manufacturers who create products for the education market, so that they better service the needs of Higher Education customers.

SHI is the largest minority and women-owned company in the United States. SHI’s industry position and comprehensive catalog mean that end-users will have a single source for their software requirements, without having to spend resources tracking down hard to find items.

Contract Term:  9/15/2016 – 12/31/2019 with option of two (2) 1-year renewals.

Contract Information:  The SHI contract has been established based on the adoption of the California State University (CSU) Agreement 4431 with SHI.  The agreement was awarded by the CSU system based upon a competitive solicitation for Software Reseller Services.  Rensselaer’s SHI contract has been awarded in collaboration with E&I Cooperative Services (E&I), a national purchasing cooperative that serves over 4,000 member colleges and universities across the country.  (E& I Contract # CNR01356)
SHI and the E&I Program offer the following benefits:

  • Leverage cooperative purchasing power
  • Lower purchasing costs
  • Great customer service and quick responses for "hard to source" software items
  • Unrivaled software volume licensing expertise and support
  • Lowest operational overhead in the industry
  • Software report tracking

Products:  SHI contract offers products available in a customized educational software on-line catalog.  Software discounts will vary dependent upon the item.

Minimum Order:  None

Ordering Information:  SHI’s catalog product requirements must be processed via the SHI punch out catalog enabled in the Rensselaer Marketplace.

Freight Terms:  FOB Shipping Point, Prepaid and Add

Return Policy:  Publisher’s or distributor’s policy applies.

For returns and credits: Email: john_ackerson@shi.com
Warranty:  Publisher’s warranty applies.

Invoicing:  Payment Terms are net 30 days. SHI is an e-invoice supplier.

Account Representative:
Questions regarding specific products, pricing or ordering information can be directed to the NYSLED team at the options listed below:

SHI International Corp
Toll Free: 1-800-527-6389 ext.: 2112632
Fax: (732) 868-8982

Rensselaer Contact Information:
Kim Ragosta
Strategic Sourcing Manager
(518) 276-3265