How to buy from Quartzy using Effortless Quotes

Note: Only labs at US institutions can buy from Quartzy. If you would like to access this feature, please email


Effortless Quotes is a novel way to save your lab money by giving you alternative sources for buying lab products. We've leveraged Quartzy's user base to get competitive prices that can be passed on to you! The feature is free and there's no obligation to buy. 

Learn about how to buy from Quartzy in this short video!


Here's how it works: 

1. Add requests for items you need to order into the Requests module. Make sure to include the unit size, catalog number, and the pricing you usually pay. 

Tip: If you don't know the price, just enter the list price from the vendor website.

We work with different suppliers to find you the best quote. Often, we can quote you the exact item at a lower price! 

2. View the quote and decide if you'd like to accept it. Here's what a quote looks like: 


3. If you accept the quote and add it to the Cart, Quartzy becomes the vendor. Quartzy is already in the purchasing system at these institutions.


Next Up: Learn how to accept a quote and add it to the Cart


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