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  • VOTE
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    When emailing invoices, can we please have each invoice its own attachment?  When multiple invoices are sent in the same attachment, our automated software treats it as 1 invoice.  

    Or start having consolidated invoices that lump them together and not send individual invocies per shipment.
    Posted by Barnes  to  Transactions and Payments  on 11/11/2019
    0 Comments »  
  • VOTE
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    Could you please offer more variety of free gifts?  Most of them seem geared towards women.  Please offer more unisex/men things.
    Posted by ToniaA  to  Advertising and Marketing  on 11/06/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    When turing in Qpoints into QuillCash, it would be nice if this was instant. The points are removed instantly from our balance, but we have to wait days for the QuillCash to be applied to our account to use it. There are times when we have a coupon that is about to expire or an item that is on-sale that we want to take advantage of the lower price. However, having to wait days, or up to a week, for the QuillCash to be applied to the account makes us miss out on the purchase. It almost seems like we have wasted our Qpoints then, since they can't be used for the item(s) that we wanted at the price we wanted to pay.
    Posted by jwalter  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 10/28/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    It would be nice to either sort by or filter items that are in stock. It gets slightly annoying scrolling threw pages of items to have only 1 or 2 items on that page in stock. 
    Posted by jwalter  to  Search / Browse  on 10/25/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    It would be nice if you would offer delivery and recycling of the 5 gallon water bottles
    Posted by Midway  to  Coffee / Water / Snacks  on 10/22/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    Bulletproof coffee is certified clean ground coffee, tested for toxins, and rainforest alliance certified. It's a much healthier and sustainable product than any of the other coffee's on this website.
    Posted by building7  to  Coffee / Water / Snacks  on 10/15/2019
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I opened up a box of copy paper today and every single package of paper was torn open in some area or each package.  Can the manufacturer be notified to use heavier paper to cover the ream, or even use plastic, like the Viking paper?  The box was not damaged at all, so the paper they are using to cover each ream just needs to be of a heavier quality.
    Thank you!
    Posted by GW  to  General Office Products  on 10/15/2019
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    Provide a link where I can select "My Favorite" items for easy re-order.  Looking back through past orders is very time consuming.  I'd like to be able to click a link that takes me to a list that I have created, which contains items I order on a frequent basis.  Like a Personal "grocery list" for office supplies. 
    Posted by RhondaD  to  Other Experience Ideas  on 10/10/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    Please allow me to sort the ideas by date within the specific categories or at least show the most recent ideas first so I can see what the newest suggestions are for each category.  Thank you!!
    Posted by crispy63rck  to  Quill Ideas Website  on 10/08/2019
    3 Comments »  
  • VOTE
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    Make life easier by simplifying work details with out compications.
    Posted by J. Desiree Pineda MD  to  Quill.com Website  on 9/26/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    40
    Points
    It is so frustrating to receive emails with coupons that expire that day, or in a few days. I am not going to be able to meet the minimum spend amount that quickly and therefore, I miss out on a lot of good deals because the coupon is long expired by the time I could ever use it. Customers don't want to be reminded of what they are missing out on. Extend expiration dates please!
    Posted by Joy R.  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 9/25/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    It would be nice if we could custom order forms online rather than having to wait for someone to respond to us via email.  I've called and can never get anyone to answer.  I'd love to be able to upload the mock up of the custom form and give instructions, then, if there are questions, someone can call me.  Or they can send me the proof and I can either approve or not.  The length of time it takes to get the ball rolling for custom print orders is ridiculously long.  
    Posted by debbaker01  to  Custom Print  on 9/20/2019
    3 Comments »  
  • VOTE
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    I understand the need to charge a handling fee for smaller orders (the Quill baseline is $45), but when I place an order over $100 before tax and use QuillCash to pay for it, a handling fee of $9.99  should never be added.  QuillCash is a form of payment.  We "earned" that.  Yet, when you use QuillCash you are penalized $9.99 when the QuillCash is applied and the total out of pocket falls under $45.  That is absurd.  QuillCash is a form of payment, like in store credit at retail facilities.  We should not be penalized $9.99 for using QuillCash or it defeats the purpose of accumulating it.  Maybe you shouldn't offer it if you're going to penalize customers for using it.  
    Posted by debbaker01  to  Transactions and Payments  on 9/20/2019
    2 Comments »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    Our office has two businesses operating from the same space.  I work for both.  I usually end up buying from Uline for one of the companies, and Quill loses the sale for the following reason:  If I could place an order and split the invoice between the two companies paying partial with one CC and balance with the other CC. I could avoid one company paying 100% and seeking reimbursement from the other, or deciding that its easier to order packaging supplies from Uline.
    Posted by JanJaw  to  Checkout  on 9/17/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    Please consider Swiss Miss Light in K-cups. We have to get elsewhere....
    Posted by EGTA  to  Coffee / Water / Snacks  on 9/17/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    Sometimes I would like to purchase the free gifts.  Like there was a kitchen sink organizer that we got as a free gift.  I love it and wanted to buy one for myself but it wasnt available for purchase.  I know sometimes the free gifts will be rolled over to the clarence section but this one item was not.  
    Posted by apaginc  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 8/28/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    10
    Points
    I need you to add to the product list "Dial Complete Antibacterial Foaming Hand Wash Refill, Spring Water, 32 Ounce"
    Posted by AaronGD  to  Cleaning and Janitorial  on 8/26/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    instead of have a 10 place coupon list, why not go straight to the coupon center. When their have a button to add to cart. I order for different places, some I use discounts or cookies, some I use gifts. 10 coupons places aren't enough and I have to go back to the coupon center anyways.By the way thanks for the Gifts.
    They make great gifts for our employees at Christmas.
    Posted by supply clerk  to  Checkout  on 8/21/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
    20
    Points
    It would be good to have a comments concerning order box in the order cart section to relay messages to the order processor. For Example. I order checks about every 2 months for several accounts, the printer I use requires that the checks be reverse collated, but there is no way to relay that request to the printer or to you that I would like this done. 
    Thank you
    Posted by JCraft  to  Checkout  on 8/21/2019
    1 Comment »  
  • VOTE
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    Points
    I love your coupon ideas but I don't usually spend enough to get the items I feel are amazing.  The ability to purchase these items with my Quill points would be awesome!
    Posted by Becky H.  to  Pricing / Discounts / Coupons  on 8/19/2019
    1 Comment »  
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