Purchase Order received in advance of shipment
Multi-shipment Purchase Order (Open or Blanket or Standing PO), billed annually
|$20 per year
||This is typically the best option if you order frequently and your organization supports open Purchase Orders. The following rewards will be applied for this account type:
$20 discount on next year's invoice if payment is received in full and on time by credit card.
$15 discount on next year's invoice if payment is received in full and on time by check.
$5 discount on next year's invoice if payment is received in full and on time by wire transfer.
There is no annual fee for an inactive account.
If your organization does not use Purchase Orders to guarantee future payment for goods provided now, a 'promise to pay' letter from your academic department can serve the purpose (download a template).
Single shipment Purchase Order, billed at time of shipment
|$10 per shipment
||This option is for those who must receive an invoice from us citing your Purchase Order number and order rarely or require a separate bill for each shipment. You will receive a quote by e-mail when we process your stock request. Your stocks will be shipped after we receive your Purchase Order. We will bill your organization according to the instructions on your Purchase Order.
If you can pay by credit card on line and you do not require an invoice in addition to our quote, account type APSingle is a better choice than POSingle (less paperwork for us, cost savings for you).
|Payment received in advance of shipment
Billing and payment in advance of each shipment
|$5 per shipment
This option is for those who can pay by credit card on line and do not need us to invoice against a Purchase Order. You will receive a quote by e-mail when we process your stock request. The quote serves as your bill, and your payment receipt is provided by the web site when you make your credit card payment. Your stocks will be shipped after we receive payment.
Advance payment on account
|$5 per invoice
||This option is for those who are able to pay in advance for multiple orders to be placed in the future. We can provide a generic BDSC invoice for an amount you specify.
- The POMulti account type is not available for accounts at private commercial organizations.
- Consult your purchasing agent to determine which account types are compatible with your organization's rules and procedures.
- Account service fees cover types of account maintenance paperwork and record-keeping that are standard in the US. We may decline to support accounts at organizations that require excessive paperwork peculiar to the organization.
|If your account was obtained prior to 2011, use the account type selection form to choose one of these options for your account.