Education

Drive visibility

and compliance

 

Advance the learning mission with a seamless purchasing experience.

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    Empower teachers, faculty, and staff

    A user-friendly online buying experience makes finding and purchasing supplies easy, and built-in tools make approvals effortless. More than 80% of orders are reviewed by the appropriate school or district approver in less than 24 hours.
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    Save administrators time

    Consolidate miscellaneous spend into one channel that integrates with your existing eprocurement system. Administrators can set guidelines for buyers and simply monitor compliance. Use Pay by Invoice to make it even simpler for those in your organization to purchase, and for administrators to reconcile invoices and track spending.

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    Give more to students

    Stretch your budget further with exclusive prices, volume discounts, and flexible payment options. Plus, get supplies faster so you are ready for wherever the learning journey leads.

Solutions and supplies to support distance learning

Empowering educators to innovate and adapt during COVID-19.

80%

of the 100 largest education organizations in the U.S. use Amazon Business

“Partnering with Amazon has led to nothing but good reviews from our staff. Teachers love the accessibility, convenience and quick delivery of high-quality materials that support their student’s learning. Our district is proud of the innovative strategies we’ve taken, the stakeholders it’s supported, and the savings it will lead to.”

— Eduardo Ramos, Chief Financial Officer, Pflugerville Independent School District

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Integrated software solutions that make the grade

From early childhood to K-12 to higher education, Amazon Business has solutions that make buying easier for educators and administrators. Our software can help you drive compliance and cost savings, and simplify the buying process for your institution.

  • Integrate with existing systems

    The shopping experience of Amazon Business can be integrated with over 100 leading procurement systems and is available through cooperatives, making it easy to access a wide selection of products, from pencils to bus parts. Plus you can take advantage of quantity discounts and flexible payment options to help you improve cash flow. 

  • Drive compliance through budgeting

    Allocate pre-approved budgets to your educators with Budget Management. You define the buying policies that are important to your organization, and avoid excessive spending and simplify reconciliation with easy-to-use features. 

  • Purchasing controls

    Drive organization-wide visibility and compliance with tools like Guided Buying, where organizations can mark preferred products or restrict certain categories. Use approval workflows to customize access for groups with different needs.

  • Seller certifications

    Meet supplier diversity goals by sourcing products from certified sellers and local businesses. Track and report diversity spend across your organization.

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Optimizing savings with Amazon Business

Sharon Loosman, Director of Procurement & Business Services at NC State University shares how they saved over $750,000 in four years by shopping on Amazon Business.

Watch our on-demand session, "Public sector cost optimization", from re:Shape 2021 to learn how.

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The University of Washington consolidates purchasing, gets greater visibility

UW reduced costs by consolidating purchases under a single master account on Amazon Business. Now, faculty and staff have greater autonomy and an easier purchasing experience.

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“By intentionally purchasing locally on Amazon Business, Johns Hopkins has created significant opportunities for small and local businesses here in the city.“

— Crystal Burns, Small Business and Supplier Diversity Lead, Johns Hopkins University

Get the best of Amazon Business with Business Prime

Access features like advanced analytics and dashboards, and custom purchasing policy controls for every user on an Amazon Business account.

 

Learn more about Business Prime

  • Free shipping

    Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million items. Get Same-Day or One-Day Shipping on eligible orders.

  • Guided Buying and Spend Visibility

    Create purchasing policy rules, analyze spending patterns, and monitor compliance to inform your budgeting decisions.
  • Extended terms for Pay by Invoice

    Get 45- or 60-day payment terms with eligible enterprise-level Business Prime membership plans upon approval.
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Amazon Business and OMNIA Partners

Participating members can leverage an OMNIA Partners contract to purchase on Amazon Business across multiple categories.

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PEPPM and Amazon Business

Participating PEPPM members can drive efficiencies and improve compliance with this Amazon Business cooperative contract. PEPPM, a non-profit public purchasing cooperative, awarded Amazon Business a competitively-solicited contract that opens Amazon Business up to all registered PEPPM members.

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Amazon Business Education Contract Resources

Amazon Business has a library of executed contracts educators can

tap into for any institution type, from K-12 to universities.

Examine the potential ROI of Amazon Business with Business Prime

  • + $130K

    estimated savings over three years for organizations spending +$1.2M with 110 purchasers*

  • 555%

    potential ROI over three years*

  • 3

    average months for total implementation and deployment time*

* Based on a Forrester-developed composite organization built from data gathered from customer interviews to reflect the value that Amazon Business could have on an enterprise organization that uses Business Prime and spends $1.2M yearly on Amazon Business with 110 purchasers.

“Time is money. Implementing Amazon Business has streamlined things so much that a lot of the cost benefits come from the time that’s saved, and that’s a wonderful thing.”

— Christie Patteri, Finance Office Specialist, Saline Area Schools

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