Doing business with Brock

Brock University’s standard terms and conditions apply to all the purchases made by the University except otherwise indicated on the purchase orders.

Suppliers can view the University’s standard terms and conditions here: Purchase Order Terms and Conditions.

Brock University currently uses MERX as our public electronic tendering service to solicit bids for goods and services valued at $100,000 or more. Suppliers who are interested in these bidding opportunities need to subscribe to MERX to access all our publicly posted opportunities.

To obtain more information, to subscribe to MERX, or to find out the current bidding opportunities available, please visit merx.com.

View Brock’s Notice of Planned Procurements here.
View Brock’s Multi-Use Lists here.

As a supplier to Brock University assigned to provide goods or services on the University’s behalf to the public, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA, 2005) requires that your employees must review and comply with the University’s accessibility policies and guidelines.

Our commitment to accessible service is outlined in our guiding policy: Provision of University Goods or Services to Persons with Disabilities. This includes ensuring that you receive training about providing goods or services to persons with disabilities.

To comply with our policy you are required to do the following:

Alternate formats of these documents (large print, text file, CD, Braille, etc) are available upon request by contacting accessibility@brocku.ca.

Questions? Please contact Mr. Chuck Maclean, Director, Procurement Services at 905 688 5550 x3746 or cmaclean@brocku.ca.

Contractors working at Brock University must be in good standing with WSIB while performing the work at the university.  It is also necessary for suppliers to contact WSIB and have Brock University listed to automatically receive updates on their respective WSIB Clearance Certificate status.

Contractors can visit WSIB’s Clearances page to provide Brock University automatic eClearance. Once complete, Brock will receive up to date information on their WSIB Status.  Until the contractor has arranged for the eClearance certificate the contractor will be required to provide Brock with a hard copy of their valid WSIB Clearance Certificate providing proof they are in good standing prior to starting work here.

Shipping to Brock

Brock University has a Central Receiving department, equipped with a loading dock.  In most cases deliveries should be made to this location. Suppliers should observe the specific shipping and delivery instructions on individual purchase orders to see if an alternate delivery address has been specified.

Brock University
Attn: Central Receiving
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON
L2S 3A1

International shipments

International shipments delivered to Brock University will be cleared by our custom’s broker, Thompson Ahern International. All shipments must include the following information:

  • Commercial Invoice
  • NAFTA Certificate of Origin (if required), to prove that the item(s) is of US origin.

Shipping documents must be prominently addressed to Brock University in the first line of the address field and must indicate Thompson Ahern as the custom’s broker. The full value of goods must be noted on the bill of lading.

Customs Broker

Thompson Ahern International – Account #16211515

Contacts:
Shipments <$1600 – Toby LeDez – 905 677 3471 x5455 or tledez@taco.ca.
Shipments >$1600 – Winsome Meredith – 905 677 3471 x5446 or WMeredith@taco.ca.

Suppliers can submit invoices electronically.  Please send all electronic invoices to Accounts Payable directly at brockap@brocku.ca

Invoices can also be sent by mail to:

Brock University
Attn: Accounts Payable
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON
L2S 3A1

905 688 5550 x4206