The distributors chosen for the Purchase Advantage Program represent market-leading national suppliers committed to providing you with products and services that meet the unique needs of your business and your customers.
SupplyWorks, SMA, Staples Facility Solutions and Network Services have been carefully selected in order to provide affordable access to an extensive list of leading products and business management tools. They are partners who are committed to helping you, through the Purchase Advantage Program, manage your business costs more effectively and efficiently so that you can deliver impeccable service to your clients — profitably.
Who is NSA?
The National Service Alliance, LLC (NSA), founded in 1996, is a coalition of independent local and regional BSCs who came together to leverage their purchasing power and industry know-how. With combined revenues in excess of $1.7 billion, over 30,000 employees and more than 230 years of experience, NSA members lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions.
Membership includes a broad spectrum of BSCs in terms of size, geography and markets served. With a strong focus on ensuring that members reduce overall expenses on industry best-in-class products and services, NSA is the industry’s leading group purchasing organization (GPO) for BSCs. Like other GPOs, it leverages the purchasing power of members on industry-specific products, services and items used daily in the facilities management industry. NSA is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., where its professional staff is dedicated to a single goal: making BSCs more competitive and more capable every day.
Network Services is a member-owned organization of more than 75 best-in-class member distributors with combined annual revenue over $15 billion. The company’s goals are to utilize national account solutions that reduce the total supply chain costs of multi-site customers and improve the service levels that these national customers provide to their customers. Known for national expertise in janitorial supplies and equipment, Network Services has over 250 locations and more than 40 years of commitment to servicing BSCs.
Staples Facility Solutions
While Staples is known primarily for office supplies, with the acquisition of Corporate Express in 2008, their Facilities Solution business now carries a wide assortment of the most recognized brand-name products and offers support from its nationwide team of facility experts. Staples Facility Solutions offers towels and tissue, first aid and safety supplies, can liners and receptacles, skin care products, chemical cleaners, floor maintenance, matting, cleaning tools and facility maintenance supplies. The company features a catalog of 300-plus pages of facility supplies with national discounted pricing on core items from brands BSCs trust. In addition to JanSan, Staples offers additional products to help streamline corporate spending on online ordering of office supplies, printing, promotional items and uniforms.
SMA - Strategic Market Alliance
Strategic Market Alliance serves the United States and Canada from more than 160 distribution centers, providing customized supply chain solutions to multi-site organizations. Strategic Market Alliance is a member-owned cooperative comprised of prominent distributors in North America who provide janitorial, sanitation, and foodservice packaging products and related services. SMA serves as a catalyst for optimizing efficiency and effectiveness within the supply channel by creating application-specific, functional solutions that improve operations while enhancing customer satisfaction.
SupplyWorks is the leading national provider of integrated facility maintenance solutions. Their smart solutions and unparalleled expertise advance the performance, image, safety, health, and sustainability of facilities throughout the United States. They serve a wide array of customers including offices, schools and universities, healthcare institutions, building service contractors, lodging, and many others. In addition to a full spectrum of facility maintenance products, ranging from janitorial and cleaning supplies to plumbing, electrical, HVAC and more, their facility maintenance experts leverage proprietary programs to provide tailored solutions that address the unique and changing needs of customers.