General Questions Supply Center
Supply Center Program
What is a Bio-Rad Supply Center?
The Bio-Rad Supply Center program provides on-site stocking of consumables and reagents for molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, and other research areas at a convenient location at your institute. The Supply Center cabinet(s) offer anytime access to these supplies.
More General Questions about Supply Center:
Is the Bio-Rad Supply Center right for me?
Bio-Rad offers a broad range of Supply Center solutions that meet the needs of researchers and institutions. If you want to reduce the amount of time you spend waiting for products to arrive and would prefer to have products on-site, then a Bio-Rad Supply Center is right for you.
My lab doesn’t have a lot of space for a Supply Center. Do you have a Supply Center solution for a lab with limited space?
Yes. Bio-Rad has several cabinet configurations, including an under-counter model. Please discuss these options with your Bio-Rad account manager to choose the solution that is best for your lab.
Do I have to pay for the Supply Center equipment?
No, Bio-Rad provides complimentary Supply Center cabinets for your lab’s use.
Do I have to pay for the Supply Center inventory?
The Supply Center inventory is on consignment. You are responsible for paying for products only after you take them from the Supply Center cabinet.
Do I have to pay for shipping?
No, Bio-Rad offers free shipping on all stocked products.
Who decides what products are stocked in the Supply Center?
Bio-Rad provides customized inventory. You can work with your Bio-Rad account manager to choose the items that are best for your lab.
How is the Supply Center inventory managed?
The inventory management process is automated. Bio-Rad will automatically replenish the items in your Supply Center based on your usage. We will work with you to determine who will place the replenished items into the Supply Center cabinet.
If you have additional questions, please contact our support team.
For more information, visit our Supply Center Program page.