Kinetic GPO Awards Fastenal Canada National Group Purchasing Contract for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) Supplies

Kinetic GPO today announced the award of a three-year contract with Fastenal Canada. Kinetic GPO is a cooperative purchasing organization established for the broader public sector, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities, universities, school boards and health and social service (MUSH) entities across Canada. The contract, RFSO 22-01, became effective July 1, 2022 and will remain active until June 30, 2025, with an option to extend the term for an additional period of up to two years.

Through this competitively solicited contract, Kinetic GPO members will receive deep discounts from thousands of manufacturing partners, making this contract Fastenal a single source for a wide range of OEM, MRO and construction products. This includes fasteners, tools and supplies needed by public entities to build structures, protect personnel, make repairs, while maintaining facilities and equipment.

“We are thrilled to work with Kinetic GPO,” said Norma Turner, Government Sales Specialist at Fastenal Canada. “Helping procurement and facilities departments maximize their resources is one of our top priorities and we share it with Kinetic GPO. This contract will allow us to better serve our public sector customers.

Kinetic GPO purchases in a fair, open and transparent manner in accordance with Canada’s international and regional trade agreements. Membership is free and without volume commitment.

“Fastenal Canada provides the shopping experience that Kinetic GPO members are looking for, and we are pleased to provide a contract vehicle for this comprehensive maintenance, repair and operations supply offering. Public entities and not-for-profit organizations will benefit from the product offering, convenience, customer service and value you expect from Fastenal. Essentially, this contract will help participating members manage their supply chain in a compliant and efficient manner,” said Kerri Ann Daniels, Director of Operations for Kinetic GPO.

For more information, visit www.KineticGPO.ca.

Contact:

Kerri Ann Daniels

Director of Operations

[email protected]

306-525-4393

About Kinetic GPO

Kinetic GPO is a national broader public sector collaborative purchasing organization, established in 2017, whose contracts have been competed in a fair, open and transparent manner to suppliers for commonly purchased products and services, including technology, fleet , office supplies, maintenance, HVAC, roofing, grounds maintenance, playground, elevators, operations, furniture, electric vehicle charging stations, managed print services, and construction compliant with regional and national trade agreement requirements . Canadian entities that must comply with regional and national trade agreements, such as municipalities, higher education, schools, healthcare, non-profit organizations and all other public sector entities, use contracts Kinetic GPO to increase their efficiency and economy when purchasing goods and services. As a national buying cooperative, Kinetic GPO taps into a large pool of buying potential and enables entities to receive combined buying power regardless of entity size. For more information on Kinetic GPO or to become a member, please visit www.kineticgpo.ca.

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