More Promotional Products Vendors

March 26, 2018

More Promotional Products Vendors

TO: All Departments
FROM: Tim Thornton, Director of Purchasing
DATE: March 26, 2018
SUBJECT: AWARDED VENDORS FOR PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS, MONOGRAMMED, SCREEN PRINTED, & EMBROIDERED APPAREL, AND AWARDS OF RECOGNITION AND/OR MERIT BID

The Purchasing Department released a new bid solicitation, Bid No. 2K18-13B, for promotional products, monogrammed, screen printed, and embroidered apparel, and awards of recognition and/or merit in an effort to bring some long-term University partners providing products in this spend category under bid. By doing so, Alabama A&M University was able to negotiate competitive pricing with Crestline Specialties, Inc. and TK R&R Sports, Inc. as well as attain new partnerships with Authentic Promotions.com and regional vendors Bullet Tees, LLC, and KTH Marketing (doing business as Embroidme).

The following summarizes the discounts each vendor is providing under Bid No. 2K18-13B.

  1. Authentic Promotions.com – (A00495446)
    25% off each order
    Contact Maril Cardwell, O: (800) 497-7765 x278,
    E: maril@authenticpromotions.com
  2. Bullet Tees, LLC – (A00495500)
    » Promotional Products & Awards
       12% off each order
    » Apparel
       15% off each order
    » Embroidery, Direct to Garment Printing, and Screen print Embellishment
       15% off each order
    Contact Brenda Hamrick, O: (256) 728-8337, M: (256) 256-244-5433,
    E: admin@bullettees.com, bhamrick@bullettees.com
  3. Crestline Specialties, Inc. – (A00240831)
    10% off each order
    Contact Dave Ouellette, O: (800) 221-7797 x2733, E: douellette@crestline.com
  4. KTH Marketing dba Embroidme – (A00495445)
    » Promotional Products & Awards
       10% off each order
       15% off each order when order contains more than 500 pcs.
    » Apparel
       20% off each order
       25% off each order when order contains more than 300 pcs.
    » Embroidery, Direct to Garment Printing, and Screen print Embellishment
       20% off each order
       25% off each order when order contains more than 300 pcs.
    Contact Kerrie Hoffner, O: (256) 309-0241, E: kerrie.hoffner@fullypromoted.com
  5. TK R&R Sports, Inc. – (A00124654)
    10% off each order under $1,000
    15% off each order between $1,001 and $2,500
    20% off each order $2,501 and up
    Contact Allison Knight, O: (256) 533-6995, E: cole61299@aol.com


NOTE: The University’s members at their discretion have the option to solicit any of the following preferred vendors to provide promotional products, customized and branded apparel, and awards of recognition and/or merit.

Information on previously awarded vendors.

1. 4imprint (A00241124)
2. Authentic Promotions.com (A00495446)
3. BSN Sports (A00365880)
4. Bullet Tees, LLC (A00495500)
5. Crestline Specialties, Inc. (A00240831)
6. Currie Systems (A00242399)
7. Geiger Bros. (A00477803)
8. J.R. Enterprises (A00240828)
9. KTH Marketing dba Embroidme (A00495445)
10. TK R&R Sports, Inc. (A00124654)