(PRUnderground) March 28th, 2023
Kinetic GPO today announced that they have awarded a three-year contact with Cintas. Kinetic GPO is a cooperative purchasing organization established for broader public sector, nonprofit and municipalities, academia, school boards, and health and social services (MASH) entities across Canada. The contract, RFSO 22-07, took effect February 1, 2023, and will remain active through January 31, 2028, with an option to extend the term for two additional two-year periods.
Through this competitively solicited contract, Kinetic GPO members will enjoy products and services including uniforms, apparel, mats, mops, washroom, hygiene supplies, first aid and safety products, sanitizing and disinfecting solutions, flame resistance clothing, healthcare solutions, training, and compliance courses. This contract helps ensures participating entities have access to a comprehensive suite of sustainable workplace solutions to help them stay cleaner, neater, safer, and more prepared for their workday.
Kinetic GPO conducts procurement in a fair, open, and transparent manner compliant with Canada’s International and Regional Trade Agreements. Membership is free with no volume commitments.
“Cintas has a strong track record of helping businesses of all types and sizes build better workdays that are cleaner, greener, safer and easier.” said Chris Penny, Chief Executive Officer of Kinetic GPO. “This contract is a win-win for both companies – and more importantly – for our members who will benefit from Cintas’ holistic approach to workplace solutions including workwear and protective apparel, facility services, first aid and safety products, and training and compliance courses.”
For more information, visit https://www.kineticgpo.ca.
Kerri Ann Daniels
About Kinetic GPO
Kinetic GPO is a national broader public sector collaborative purchasing organization, established in 2017, whose contracts have been competitively bid in a fair, open, and transparent manner to vendors for commonly purchased products and services including, technology, fleet, office supplies, maintenance, HVAC, roofing, groundskeeping, playground, uniforms, elevators, operations, furniture, EV charging stations, managed print services, and construction consistent with the 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, and all other public sector entities, use Kinetic GPO contracts to increase their efficiency and economy when procuring goods and services. As a national purchasing cooperative, Kinetic GPO leverages a large pool of purchasing potential and allows entities to receive a combined buying power regardless of the entity’s size. For more information about Kinetic GPO or to become a member, please visit www.kineticgpo.ca.
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