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SPC Renews Both NAPA/Sourcewell Vehicle & Truck Parts Contracts The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board is pleased to announce the approval of contract extensions on two popular programs to supply vehicle/truck parts and manage fleet inventory operations. The contract extensions piggyback onto programs offered by the Sourcewell (formerly NJPA), a Staples, Minnesota based national municipal contracting agency and run from February 8, 2019 through February 7, 2021.

NAPA Parts NJPA Contract #062916-GPC (SPC Contract #169) brings more than 400,000 NAPA Parts and Accessories to contract purchasing. NAPA is the leader in automotive & truck replacement parts, auto-body & paint products, tools & equipment, specialty parts, accessories and service items. Two-hour delivery is generally available throughout the U.S. from 6,000 stores in all 50 states. Non-locally stocked products generally ship next day from one of 59 distribution centers. Utilizing NJPA’s national, competitively solicited contract gives technicians the parts they need, when they need them, saving time and money while satisfying all SPC bidding requirements. For additional information, please contact staff or NAPA Genuine Parts Government Sales Manager Don Lachance, 678-934-5057 (office), 404-386-4157 (cell), or

NAPA IBS NJPA Contract #061015-GPC (SPC Contract #168) supplies on-site and offsite vendor managed inventory operations with government fleet and warehousing facilities. NAPA-IBS can provide key added-value assistance to government fleet organizations to help their shop’s parts operation run smoothly and efficiently. NAPA Auto Parts, utilizing their own resources and strategic partnerships with numerous additional local and national resources, currently provides parts, service and expertise necessary to provide a reliable and complete “dedicated” on-site source of repair parts and services for NJPA/SPC members to:

• Achieve a significant reduction in administrative procedures

• Reduce transactional costs through centralized billing across multiple vendors

• Deliver increases in on-demand parts availability

• Drive increases in fleet technician performance

• Reduce vehicle downtime in fleet operations

• Eliminate obsolete parts and shrinkage costs through efficient parts room management technologies

• Significantly reduce the cost of parts and warehouse inventory ownership

• Provide a turn-key sourcing solution service that will enable government agencies to operate repair and warehouse facilities more efficiently, resulting in savings of funds through cost avoidance

For additional information, please contact staff or NAPA IBS Division Manager Steve Brisco, 630-416-2929 ll), or

Next NWMC Surplus Vehicle & Equipment Auction – April 23 Time to think “spring cleaning” and make plans today to participate in the April 23 NWMC Surplus Vehicle and Equipment Auction! The auction will be held at 2:00 p.m. at America’s Auto Auction in Crestwood. America’s offers a multitude of services to maximize resale value of your used vehicles and equipment, including low cost vehicle transport, vehicle condition reports, full detailing, dent/decal removal, etc. With a network of over 75,000 registered dealers plus the general public, America’s Auto Auction markets to a tremendous buyer base designed to bring top dollar back to your municipality. If you can’t wait until the next live auction, America’s also offers Internet auctions on par with GovDeals and Public Surplus. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Bruce Uhter, or 708-389-4488.

SPC Renews Thermoplastic Lane Marking Contract with No Price Increases The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board is pleased to announce the award of the third and final, one-year contract extension of the SPC 2019 Thermoplastic Lane Marking (Contract #158) with Superior Road Striping of Melrose Park. The contract runs from April 12, 2019 through April 11, 2020, with prices holding steady as follows:

Item Description        UOM      2019 Unit $

4” Marking Line                LF                  $0.52

6” Marking Line                LF                  $0.76

12” Marking Line              LF                  $1.52

24”  Marking Line            LF                  $3.78

Marking Letters & Symbols                              SF                 $3.51

Removal                             SF                 $0.41

Please note that this award is not in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Transportation, so participating communities cannot utilize Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funds. However, Superior Road Striping must comply with all IDOT rules and regulations, as well as prevailing wage and certified payroll. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Joan Yario or Sandy DeHoyos, 708-865-0718 or

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