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Operations Manual The University of Iowa

PART VI. SERVICES

CHAPTER 9: GENERAL STORES

(Amended 9/93; 7/98; 3/10)

9.1
9.2
9.3
9.4
9.5
9.6

9.1
General Stores is a part of the Business Services Department, which also includes Central Receiving, Copy Centers, Laundry, Mail and Print Services, and University Surplus.
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9.2
General Stores serves all departments of the University with a wide variety of quality supplies. Items available through General Stores include office and classroom supplies; hardware, printer, and copy machine supplies; and custodial supplies.
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9.3
Also offered are cylinder gases, both commercial and specialty- or research-grade, and dry ice service. Gas regulators and fittings are stocked.
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9.4
In addition to over 1,000 regularly stocked items, General Stores also offers more than 40,000 office supplies available on a next-day delivery schedule through their office supply contract.
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9.5
Hauling and trucking services are available to all departments on request. General Stores also operates a centralized freight receiving and forwarding service to and from all campus points.
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9.6
Catalogs are available that fully illustrate and list all items and current pricing as offered through General Stores.
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