Preferred Vendor Contracts
Electrical Supplies



Auburn University has selected WESCO Distribution, Inc. as our preferred vendor for electrical supplies. WESCO is recognized as one of the largest and most responsive electrical distributors in the industry. This agreement became effective July 1, 2011.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should I contact regarding this agreement?
Ronnie Vetrano is Auburn University's Account Manager. He can be reached at the following for any technical or product specific questions: For general contract questions, please contact Matt Pike in PBS. Matt can be reached at the following:
  • Office Phone: (334) 844-3630
What does this agreement include?
This competitively bid contract includes the following products:
  • Lighting, including lamps (light bulbs and fluorescent tubes), light fixtures, ballasts, and lighting controls.
  • Wire, cable, and conduit
How can I place orders?
Orders can be placed using University P-Cards. They can be placed by phone to Ronnie Vetrano or online at For first time orders made online, you must click on "Not Registered?" on the left side of the screen. Once the process is completed, WESCO will send you a username and password to use. If an order will exceed $2499, a requisition will need to be prepared and approved. Once PBS receives and approves the requisition, Matt Pike will place the order using her P-Card and orders will be charged back to the departments.

When can I expect deliveries, and are there delivery charges?
Shipments are made via WESCO truck every Tuesday and Thursday. There are no freight charges on standard deliveries to the University. Expedited delivery can be provided based on product availability. However, freight will be charged to accommodate non-standard shipping requirements.

How are returns and exchanges handled?
Items may be returned to the branch or distribution center from which the items were shipped subject to WESCO's written permission. A Return Material Authorization (RMA) will be issued for each return.

What suppliers are included in this agreement?
WESCO is a distributor for many major manufacturers. They include: Philips Lighting, Advanced Ballast, Lithonia, Cooper Lighting and Wiring Devices, and many more.