W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Grainger is the primary supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products (MRO) for Louisiana State University.

Benefits of the master contract supplier relationship are that LSU receives outstanding pricing on MRO & janitorial supplies, free freight, deep discounts on a hotlist of supply items, no-hassle return policy, and dedicated on-campus representation. Instructions for using a punch-out out catalog can be found in the "Create Requisition from Supplier Website" job aid available at Workday Training > Finance Training > Procurement.

W.W. Grainger Categories covered under LSU Master Contract (PDF)

Local Sales Representatives

Jy Babin
Public Sector Account Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Cell: 337-224-1050

Jacob Neil
Public Sector Account Manager - Alexandria & Eunice, LA
Cell: 337-247-8386

Janelle Marks
Public Sector Account Manager - Shreveport, LA
Cell: 318-517-1676


W.W. Grainger Ordering Information
Question Answer
Order Status feature available in Punch-out No, call Customer Care at 303-998-0275.
Email Order Acknowledgement sent to Requester Yes
Email Ship Acknowledgement sent to Requester No
Deadline for Orders to Ship Same Day 5:00 p.m. CST
Standard delivery time 1-3 Business Days
Shipping and Handling charges No charge for standard ground shipping. Shipping for expedited orders will come back on the invoice at the header level.
E-quote functionality available in Punch-out Yes, you can request quotes from your local Sales Representative
Order History feature available in Punch-out No
Favorites/Hotlists feature available in Punch-out Yes
Order cancellation and returns For all cancellations or returns, please email Jy.Babin@Grainger.com. You will be required to have a written confirmation from the supplier to clear the Workday encumbrance.
Catalog Product Restrictions

Yes, the following categories:

  • Breakroom Supplies (i.e. plates, cultery, etc.)
  • Food/Snacks
Additional Notes N/A

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All questions concerning this contract should be directed to Procurement Services at 225-578-2176 or purchase@lsu.edu.

Rev 2/8/2023

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Competitively bid through
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I)
RFP #683076 - MRO Equipment,
Supplies, and Services

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