Visa card for grants accounting??

Karthi Ramachandran karthi at deakin.edu.au
Tue Jan 7 10:07:09 EST 1997


In article <5ah9h9$s3d at sjx-ixn9.ix.netcom.com>, geneco at ix.netcom.com(The Great American Gene Company ) wrote:
>In <djt2-0201971454540001 at path22285.path.cwru.edu> djt2 at po.cwru.edu
>(Dennis Templeton) writes: 
>>
>>I bet the vendors would flip for this, being able to get their money
>>faster than the "net 30 days" hassle.
<snip snip snip>

Hi Dennis,
        An alternative to using credit cards would be to set up a standing 
orders with  companys (provided ofcourse that you do a bulk of your purchases 
from  few companies). Gibco BRL, NEB etc will do that for you. Basically, you 
commit an X amount of dollars into one of their credit accounts and when you 
need anything you phone them, quote the account no and make the order and the 
account gets debited. You will get your materials faster b'cos you can 
bypass the purchasing department when you make the individual orders.We have 
such standing orders with a few companies....Let me know if you need more 
info.

Hope this helps.

Karthi. R

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