Advance Auto Parts Inc. has been selected as the exclusive supplier of automotive parts and accessories to the American communities?? Government purchasing alliance. The partnership between Advance and US Communities will run until December 2019 and signify an extension and expansion of the benefits and services that Advance began providing to US Community Agencies in 2011.
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US Communities is the only government-owned cooperative purchasing organization created by public agencies for public agencies, helping to secure more than $ 2 billion in products and services for participating agencies each year. Through their partnership with Advance, American communities will ensure that more than 55,000 participating government, educational and nonprofit entities across the United States have access to quality automotive products and services, offered at fair prices. .
“We are honored to develop Advance’s relationship with American communities and are very proud of the trust their organization has placed in our product line, our automotive programs and our team members,” said Bob Cushing, vice -Executive Chairman, Professional, at Advance.
Participating American Communities agencies are eligible for special prices on parts and accessories for fleet vehicles, as well as more than 600,000 parts available from Advance for light, medium and heavy cars and trucks. Advance will deliver instructor-led, web-based technician training programs to agencies in participating US communities, and partner with participating agencies for online parts ordering and customized inventory management solutions. Parts and services are available from Advance, Carquest and Autopart International.
“As part of the competitive re-solicitation, Advance was selected on the basis of its proposal, which offered excellent value for money and the most advantageous solution for public agencies to procure quality automotive products and services at competitive pricing, ”said Karen Ewing, assistant director of purchasing officer for the city of Charlotte, NC. “We are delighted to be able to provide the contract vehicle for this robust nationwide offering. “
For more information on American communities, visit uscommunities.org. For more information on Advance’s quality parts and service, visit pro.advancecommercial.com.