WINONA, MN — Fastenal, No. 12 on Industrial Distribution's 2014 Big 50 List, has partnered with The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) to provide Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) supplies to government entities nationwide. TCPN’s lead government agency, Region 4 Education Service Center, uses a competitive solicitation process consistent with applicable procurement laws and regulations.
Fastenal’s TCPN contract offers discounts on Fastenal’s entire MRO product line such as: Fasteners, Safety, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Tools, Welding, Chemicals & Paints, Lighting, and Janitorial. Fastenal’s industrial vending program and vendor managed inventory services are also included in the TCPN contract.
“Fastenal is excited to combine our world class service with the ease of cooperative purchasing through TCPN," says Zach Wise, TCPN Contract Manager, Fastenal. "Our partnership with TCPN will enable Fastenal to better serve the public sector and bring tremendous value to the procurement of MRO products. Fastenal is dedicated to implementing innovative solutions to foster a strategic partnership with our customers.”
“TCPN is pleased to be able to continue our partnership with Fastenal," added Chris Penny, TCPN Vice President. "This contract will allow public sector entities to save the soft costs associated with the competitive bid process, while reaping the benefits of nationally leveraged pricing. We look forward to helping Fastenal serve agencies with solutions that best fit their needs.”