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SPC News

By Rita Kueny

Warehouse Direct Hosts Tour for the SPC On Wednesday, May 21st Warehouse Direct Workplace Solutions held an open house and tour of their new Des Plaines facility for members of the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC). Warehouse Direct is the SPC program vendor for both the office supply and janitorial supply contracts. Product specialists were on hand to answer questions and review the services Warehouse Direct offers, including office and janitorial supplies, managed print services, coffee & break room supplies, furniture design and promotional products.

Thirty attendees, including individuals from Carpentersville, Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Winnetka, DuPage County, Lake County, Orland Park, Richton Park, Tinley Park and Woodridge took the tour and learned how to earn e-commerce rebates and take advantage of bundling office supply orders with janitorial supply orders through Warehouse Direct to save paperwork, time and money. With over 50,000 items in stock in their impressive facility, Warehouse Direct Workplace Solutions boasts a 99% next-day order fulfillment rate with no delivery or handling charges. Please visit for additional information about the products and services provided by Warehouse Direct. Thanks to Warehouse Direct for opening their facility for this special SPC event. For questions or additional information, please contact Warehouse Direct Account Representatives Spencer Touchie at 847-631-7188 or or Rick Schackle at 847-631-7428 or

Check Out the SPC Dodge Charger Police Patrol Vehicle Options! Napleton Fleet Group recently provided the SPC with details of the police equipment factory options available on the 2014 SPC Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicle. To download the brochure, please visit The second of three possible contract extensions on this popular program runs through November 15, 2014. For additional information or questions, please contact Bob Barr, 630-455-2911 or

Last Call to Place Orders for 2014 Ford Escape Just a reminder, the Ford Motor Company factory cut-off date for the Ford Escape is Friday, May 30. Program vendor Currie Motors has informed the SPC that the May 30 cut-off date is firm for the 2014 Ford Escape S and Ford Escape SE 4×4. For additional information or questions, please contact Tom Sullivan, 815-464-9200 or CurrieFleet@gmailcom.

Please support the SPC and SSMMA when making purchases and note that every municipality and government agency in the State of Illinois is authorized to participate in SPC Programs. The SPC catalog can be viewed on our website Feel free to contact me at (708) 206-1155 or with any questions or comments you may have regarding existing SPC programs or additional programs you might like to see added.

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