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OECM and Shared Services West Establish Joint Affiliate Relationship


Strategic partnership expands opportunities for greater collaboration, more savings and better access to quality services and support


Toronto, ON – OECM is pleased to announce the establishment of a strategic partnership with Shared Services West (SSW), a not-for-profit shared services organization with expertise in supply chain management, process optimization, and redevelopment planning.

The new partnership establishes OECM and SSW as reciprocal affiliates with access to each other’s past, current and future competitive bids, thereby bringing wide-ranging benefits to each organization’s customer bases. This mutually beneficial agreement enables both organizations to enhance their customer service offering through new collaborative strategic sourcing initiatives in addition to leveraging existing vendor/supplier agreements.

"OECM welcomes this exciting opportunity to collaborate with SSW to offer our customers in the education and broader public sectors more choice of high-quality products and services that translates into greater savings and support at a faster pace," says John Sabo, President and CEO of OECM. "For OECM customers, the affiliation partnership with SSW brings access to a wide range of agreements under various categories including Facilities and Operations, Transportation, Security, Healthcare, Miscellaneous Professional Services and more."

The SSW agreements are compliant with the Ontario Broader Public Sector (BPS) Procurement Directive and applicable Trade Agreements.

"As leaders in delivering total supply chain value, Shared Services West has a proud history of collaboration not only in healthcare, but beyond traditional partnerships," notes Karen Belaire, President and CEO of SSW. "This strategic partnership across the broader public sector ensures even greater value for the Ontarians we serve each and every day."

For more information about Shared Services West agreements please visit SSW’s landing page through OECM’s website.

About Shared Services West
SSW is a not-for-profit shared services organization with expertise in supply chain management, process optimization, and redevelopment planning.

For further information, please contact:

OECM Customer Support team
customersupport@oecm.ca
1-844-OECM-900 (1-844-632-6900)