OECM Savings | Choice | Service

Savings | Choice | Service

Apparel and Related Products and Services*

*This agreement is a re-tender of OECM’s Apparel, Uniforms, Safety Footwear and Related Services.

What You’ll Get

Products in a variety of colours, sizes, and quality fabrics and materials:

  • Workwear products for healthcare, custodian, maintenance and facilities staff including flame resistant and high visibility apparel, outerwear, overall/coverall, pants/shorts, shirts, and more
  • Sportswear products for various sports such as baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and more
  • Spiritwear products for athletic activities, camps, and clubs including jackets, tracksuits, t-shirts, and more
  • Safety footwear that meets CSA standards with a variety of ratings for hazards and sole protection, including protective rubber footwear, safety winter and work boots, safety work boots with metatarsal guards, and more
  • All product offerings are available from premium and generic brands
  • Additional products such as accessories, athletic footwear and mascot costumes

Services to meet your everyday needs:

  • Decoration services including embroidery, applique, digital logo printing, and more
  • Additional services such as sizing and alteration services, and cleaning services
  • Voucher and credit programs
  • Bilingual (French and English) product lists
  • Material, colour, and product samples available from some suppliers for customer assessment

Compliance measures that provide peace of mind

  • Suppliers that comply with the Ethical Apparel Procurement Requirements of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services/Supply Chain Ontario
  • Product and Service warranty to ensure high-quality products that meet environment, safety, and social and ethical requirements
  • Suppliers’ compliance with local and international cloth manufacturing laws and regulations to ensure Fair Labour Practices
  • Green initiatives: recycling or re-use programs that support your organization’s sustainability commitments

Pricing that helps you save money!

  • Highly competitive pricing with fixed minimum discount on catalogue pricing
  • Optional Second Stage Selection Process to help you achieve more savings through volume purchases

Learn more about this agreement

To learn more about the Apparel and Related Products and Services agreement, view our Information Session.

Choosing Your Supplier

To truly gain a competitive advantage, OECM strongly believes it’s advantageous for you to work with a single strategic supplier partner, for core requirements, wherever possible. This approach ensures a strong, value-added relationship with many advantages, including: exceptional supplier responsiveness; improved interoperability; time and cost-saving process improvements; and more.

Should you require, OECM can assist you in your decision-making by facilitating an Optional Second Stage Selection process.

And remember, OECM is always available to help you analyze your core product needs to meet your short, medium and long term goals.

Products and Services: 
Safety Footwear
Spirit-wear Products
Sportswear Products
Workwear Products
Supplier Partners
Big Kahuna Sports
Cintas Canada Ltd.
Marchant's School Sport Ltd.
Mark's Commercial
McCarthy Uniforms Inc.
Mister Safety Shoes Inc.
Pegasus School Images
Staples Professional Inc.
T. Litzen Sports Ltd.
Expiry Date: 
May 28, 2022
OECM has the option to extend the Master Agreement for one additional period of up to two years.
Have Questions? Get in touch with OECM! 
Project Advisory Committee Members: 
  • Bluewater District School Board
  • Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board
  • Bruyère Continuing Care
  • Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Lambton Kent District School Board
  • Peel District School Board
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Upper Canada District School Board

Supplier Partners

Big Kahuna Sports
Crystal Brady
VP Team Services
(877) 632-3755 ext. 101
Find out more about Big Kahuna Sports

Categories Offered:

  • Category B - Sportswear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Cintas Canada Ltd.
Melissa Caggianello
Global Account Manager
(778) 989-8069
Find out more about Cintas Canada Ltd.

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Workwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Marchant's School Sport Ltd.
Darryl Marchant
VP Sales
(877) 439-9400 ext. 224
Find out more about Marchant's School Sport Ltd.

Categories Offered:

  • Category B - Sportswear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Mark's Commercial
Sherry Smith
Key Accounts Manager
(855) 592-7444 ext. 81626
Find out more about Mark's Commercial

Categories Offered:

  • Category A – Workwear
  • Category D - Safety Footwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
McCarthy Uniforms Inc.
Greg Vaccher
Director of National Business Development
(905) 749-0466
Find out more about McCarthy Uniforms Inc.

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Workwear
  • Category B - Sportswear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
  • Category D - Safety Footwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Mister Safety Shoes Inc.
Jessica Momodu
Corporate Account Specialist
(416) 746-3000 ext. 248
Find out more about Mister Safety Shoes Inc.

Categories Offered:

  • Category D - Safety Footwear
Zones Supplied: 
Central
East
West
Pegasus School Images
Joe Bruno
President
(905) 643-4299 ext. 23
Find out more about Pegasus School Images

Categories Offered:

  • Category B - Sportswear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Staples Professional Inc.
Chantelle Ridley
Customer Success Consultant
(905) 696-4444 ext. 4394
Find out more about Staples Professional Inc.

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Workwear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
T. Litzen Sports Ltd.
Jennifer Bigelow
Sale Support Coordinator
(905) 628-3344
Find out more about T. Litzen Sports Ltd.

Categories Offered:

  • Category B - Sportswear
  • Category C - Spiritwear
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones