OECM Savings | Choice | Service

Savings | Choice | Service

Spring/Summer 2020

Unlocking the Potential of Collaboration
SABO SPOTLIGHT | Welcome Message from OECM's President and CEO, John Sabo! | Here at OECM, we prioritized the health and well-being of our employees, while maintaining business continuity to support our customers and supplier partners, as we navigate this new socially distanced environment together.
New Agreement Launches | apparel and related products and services
Agreement Launches
Apparel and Related Products and Services, IT Project-Based Professional Services, Laboratory and Science Supplies, Networking Products and Related Services, and more.

2020 has already been a busy year with 7 new agreements launched through OECM’s Marketplace. Here's an overview of our latest agreements.

New Customer Council Committee Members: Sanjay Puri, Humber College; Steve Camacho, Toronto Catholic District School Board
The Voice of OECM Customers: Customer Council Committee Update

OECM’s Customer Council Committee welcomed two new members earlier this year – Sanjay Puri, Vice President Administration and CFO, Humber College and Steve Camacho, Chief Information Officer, Toronto Catholic District School Board. Learn more about Sanjay and Steve, here!

OECM COVID-19 Customer Newsletters
OECM’s COVID-19 Customer Newsletters

Starting in April of this year, OECM began disseminating a weekly COVID-19 Customer Newsletter to keep our customers informed on product and service news and other OECM supplier partner updates, related to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Ontario Together: help fight coronavirus | Supply products | Find PPE | Solve problems | Submit ideas | Volunteer
COVID-19 Taskforce: OECM Collaborates with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS)

OECM collaborated with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services as part of the government taskforce acquiring products in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, helping to respond to Supplier submissions for Personal Protective Equipment & Sanitation Products.

OECM Customer Support Team
Inside the Doors of OECM: Meet the Customer Support Team!

In this issue, we are pleased to focus on our Customer Support team, who is providing essential support to customers during this unprecedented time.

sourcing projects coming soon
Upcoming Sourcing Projects

View a detailed list of new and re-tendered projects, anticipated award dates, and project leads.

Corporate Updates
Supplier Recognition Guidebook, Handshake
OECM’s Supplier Recognition Program

In 2019, OECM piloted a Supplier Recognition Program with results finalized and announced in February 2020. Congratulations to the OECM supplier partners who participated and were recognized with Platinum, Gold and Silver designations.

Platinum recognition level for supplier partners
Latest News from OECM’s Platinum Supplier Partners

We’ve compiled a roundup of updates from Platinum Supplier Partners from our SRP Program!

Facebook and Twitter top posts
Social Media

We have been busier than ever on social media, keeping our customers updated through regular posts related to COVID-19.

Spring/Summer Events & Community
upcoming events
Events, Conferences and Webinars

With the onset of COVID-19, most 2020 events and conferences were postponed indefinitely or cancelled, while some transitioned into virtual events.

OECM Hosts COVID-19 High Tea
OECM Hosts COVID-19 High Tea

On April 24th, OECM staff attended a (virtual) tea party over the lunch hour. Check out some of the fancy outfits our staff wore! On behalf of all OECM staff, we extended a “cheers” and thank you to all of our customers, supplier partners and, most especially, the frontline workers! #physicaldistancingclub #crushthecurve

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