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Apple Product Lead Times + Price Increase for Paper Products

Please review the following important updates related to price increases for paper products from SUPRA/ODP Business Solutions and increased lead times for certain Apple products from SHI:

Increased Lead Times for Certain Apple Products from SHI

SHI, the University-wide Contracted Supplier for Apple products, has notified us of delays for certain Apple products related to increased demand and the COVID-19 pandemic. When ordering these products, please be aware of the lead times as indicated in the following table: 


Estimated Shipping Lead Time 

MacBook Air M1 4-5 weeks 
MacBook Air M2  5-6 weeks 
MacBook Pro 13 M2  1-2 weeks 
MacBook Pro 14 M1 PRO  5-7 business days 
MacBook Pro 14 M1 MAX  5-7 business days 
MacBook Pro 16 M1 PRO  3-5 business days 
MacBook Pro 16 M1 MAX  1-2 weeks 
Mac mini M1  5-7 business days 
Mac mini intel  5-7 business days 
Mac Studio  2-3 weeks 
Mac Studio M1 Max  4-5 weeks 
Mac Studio M1 Ultra  10-12 weeks 
iMac 24 8 Core 256GB  2-3 weeks 
iMac 24 8 Core 512GB  2-3 weeks 
Mac Pro  5-7 business days 
Apple Studio Display:   

Tilt-Adjustable Stand 

1-2 weeks 

Tilt-and Height-Adjustable Stand 

5-6 weeks 

Nano-Texture Glass – Tilt-Adjustable Stand 

4-5 weeks 

Nano-Texture Glass – Tilt and Height-Adjustable Stand 

5-6 weeks 
iPad mini Wi-Fi Cellular  1-2 weeks 
iPad mini Wi-Fi  1-2 weeks 
iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular  2-4 weeks 
iPad Wi-Fi  2-4 weeks 
iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular  1-2 weeks 
iPad Air Wi-Fi  1-2 weeks 
iPad Pro 11 Wi-Fi + Cellular  4-5 weeks 
iPad Pro 11 Wi-Fi  4-5 weeks 
iPad Pro 12.9 Wi-Fi + Cellular  6-8 weeks 
iPad Pro 12.9 Wi-Fi  6-8 weeks 
iPhone 13 Pro Max  5-6 weeks 
iPhone 13 Pro  4-6 weeks 
iPhone 13  4-6 weeks 
iPhone 13 Mini  4-6 weeks 
iPhone 12  4-6 weeks 
iPhone 12 Mini  4-6 weeks 
iPhone 11  3-5 business days 
iPhone SE  4-6 weeks 


Price Increase for Paper Products from SUPRA/ODP Business Solutions

Beginning October 1, 2022, SUPRA/ODP Business Solutions, University-wide Contracted Supplier for office supplies, will be implementing paper price increases for copy paper due to ongoing industry-wide price increases for paper products. Users can expect to see these price increases reflected when purchasing paper products through the PantherExpress System.

The average increase is expected to be 6%. These price increases are consistent with those across the industry as seen in the Producer Price Index by Commodity: Pulp, Paper, and Allied Products: Wood Pulp, dated July 22, 2022.

To offset a portion of the price increases, departments should consider reducing printing altogether to support sustainability initiatives at Pitt. Also, Pitt IT has developed several tips for going paperless including digital tools that can be implemented by your team.

For any questions, please contact Purchase, Pay & Travel Customer Service.