The Image Group

Sustainable Purchasing

This is a strategic contract for branded apparel items, such as customized sweatshirts and t-shirts; promotional products, such as logo items to promote your department; and recognition products, such as employee recognition or retirement. This supplier is an official supplier of branded apparel of U-M logos for the university. The Image Group is a U-M licensee with an understanding of proper usage for logos, branding & taglines.

Purchasing Guidelines

 Orders can be placed by phone or email with a ShortCode. Large volume orders may be discounted further by the supplier.  Contact the supplier or Procurement for assistance.


Ordering Information

Orders can be placed by phone or email with a ShortCode.  Browse the U-M Custom Idea Catalog to identify the item(s) to purchase and then contact The Image Group for a price quote:

Note: the catalog price is for single colour imprint only and does not include setup or shipping costs or multi-colour imprint.


Orders can be placed with a shortcode via phone or email to: 

Brian Grant
(734) 662-9960

Joe Herr
(734) 922-8004

PCards, ePro Reqs and invoices are not accepted.

Additional Information

Volume discounts for orders exceeding catalog volumes.

Rush service available on most items.


Please note that when ordering Carhartt products that the lead time can be up to 4-6 months.

Please contact Kim Rheinecker or Joseph Herr for more inforamtion.


See the The Image Group list for contracted items.

Shipping & Handling

Contracted items are not subjected to shipping & handling charges.

Supplier Contact

For ordering and general product questions, contact:
Senior Account Manager
Brian Grant
(734) 662-9960

Account Director
Cheri Wepler
(419) 930-2235

Lillie Bovard-Jones
Inside Sales
(419) 930-2249

Procurement Contacts

Contract Administrator - Primary:
Name: Ian Pepper
Phone: (734) 647-4981

Contract Administrator - Secondary:
Name: Jeff Rabbitt
Phone: (734) 764-9232

Procurement Agent - Primary:
Name: Rebecca Smiedendorf
Phone: (734) 615-2721