• Facilities and Operations

Expiration: May 28, 2024. Agreements set to expire on May 28, 2024 with no further extension options remaining: Cintas Canada Ltd., Marchant's School Sport Ltd., Mark's Commercial, McCarthy Uniforms Inc., Mister Safety Shoes Inc., Pegasus School Images, Staples Professional Inc., and T. Litzen Sports Ltd.; Agreements set to expire on May 28, 2023 with the option to extend the Agreement for one additional period of up to one year: Big Kahuna Sports.

Apparel and Related Products and Services

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

Awarded Supplier Partners

No Suppliers..!

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

Products and Services

  • Safety Footwear
  • Spirit-wear Products
  • Sportswear Products
  • Workwear Products

Sector Availability

  • College
  • Family and Community Services
  • Government Ministry/Agency
  • Healthcare/Hospitals
  • Municipal and Related Services
  • Other
  • School Board
  • University

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

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.

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