Customer Programs


Superior Performance

AOPD makes it easy to enjoy the benefits of a national purchasing program and still have the advantages of working with local service partners.  AOPD customers have options, including "single point of contact" customer service and service directly from the AOPD distributor in their local market.  Either way, AOPD offers superior sales and customer service from industry professionals that know your company and your local market.

 


Product Selection

AOPD distributors offer a full range of office products, including computer supplies, maintenance supplies, recycled products, green products and items from minority and/or women owned businesses.  Also, AOPD distributors offer furniture, mailroom and shipping supplies, ad specialties, Jan/San, breakroom and coffee services and many other non-traditional products enabling you to consolidate your purchasing needs. 

 


Full Line Catalog

AOPD's single national catalog makes it easy to find all of your supply needs and provides consistency for your purchasing program.  In addition, the AOPD catalog is fully compliant with most major e-commerce systems.

 


Ordering Convenience

AOPD's broad array of order entry options means end-users can order the way that is most convenient.  Choices include toll-free phone, fax, one-to-one salesperson visits and electronic methods such as e-mail and internet platforms that support all major e-procurement systems.

AOPD can accommodate a variety of order placement options within a single agreement, allowing you to utilize various ordering methods by location or within a single location.

 


Your National Account Program

Since its establishment in 1978, AOPD has been the leader in developing national distribution programs.  Our experience guarantees customized design, timely implementation and outstanding service for your national account program.  Some national suppliers are driven by the value of their share price.  To an AOPD dealer, only one thing determines "shareholder value" - complete customer satisfaction. 

With AOPD's distribution benefits, product selection, ordering conveniences and billing and payment options, we combine national program benefits with local service advantages.

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AOPD America's Choice

Providing Local Service, Nationwide to Public Sector Customers

Choose the Right Purchasing Program
• The AOPD America's Choice cooperative purchasing (piggy-back) agreement was negotiated by AOPD member Sandia Office Supply with Bernalillo County, NM.

• AOPD America's Choice extends its pricing, terms and conditions on office supplies to other public entities from local and state government to public schools and colleges.
• This gives you the access to quality branded products at an affordable price, while saving you the time and resources of a lengthy RFP process.

Choose Local
• When buying through AOPD America's Choice, you support locally owned dealers, thereby keeping your budgeted procurement dollars within your community.

• This directly nurtures local businesses, but more importantly, provides income to local people.

Choose Cost Savings Up Front
• Other cooperative purchasing programs offer rebates, requiring you to spend more to receive the benefit.

• With America's Choice, you get the reduced costs up front, without any reduction in customer services.

Choose Friendly, Efficient Customer Service
• With AOPD America's Choice, there is contract pricing on approximately 23,000 items, with the option for you to customize your office supply agreement to include your favorite products.

• If an item is discontinued, we will contact you with an appropriate substitution.
• Orders can be placed online, or via fax or phone.
• Deliveries are made on AOPD's trucks using drivers with established routes, ensuring that customers have the same driver each time.
• Returns can be called in, faxed in or entered online, and are picked up with the next delivery.
• At AOPD, we work with you, not just for you.

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GSA

"Providing Local Service Nationwide to Federal and U.S. Military Customers"
GSA Schedule:  #GS-02F-0048N

 

American Office Products Distributors, Inc. is the holder of a GSA schedule awarded in February of 2003.  AOPD is an independent dealer network marketing consortium selling to the Federal government as "AOPD - A Coalition of Small Businesses for Better Customer Service."

All participating dealers are individually qualified and approved by GSA based on their own merit, service capabilities and undisputed status as small businesses.  Many of the AOPD dealers also hold socioeconomic designations such as women owned, minority-owned, HUB, veteran-owned, and service disabled veteran owned.

In marketing to the Federal government, each and every participating dealer is approved by AbilityOne and authorized to source and sell their products.

Federal buyers can find AOPD on the DOD EMALL web-site in the commercial corridor listed as American Office Products Distributors.  AOPD is listed on the GSA Advantage website as AOPD, Inc.

Contact AOPD headquarters if you have any questions about the AOPD GSA Program. 

 


NCPA

"Providing Local Service, Nationwide to Public Agencies"
NCPA Contract #NCPA11-18

 

American Office Products Distributors, Inc. (AOPD) was awarded a national office supplies and services contract with National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) in May 2017.  NCPA worked with Region 14 Education Service Center, who as the lead agency managed this competitively solicited bid.  

NCPA is a nationwide government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.  NCPA works with public agencies, who act as Lead Agencies and competitively solicit master contracts.  Contracts are awarded based on quality, performance and, most importantly, pricing.  NCPA contracts are available for use to over 90,000 agencies nationwide in both the public and nonprofit sectors, including: K-12, Higher Education, City, County, State, and all Non-profit organizations.

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Premier

"Providing Local Service, Nationwide to Premier Customers"
Premier Contract #PP-MM-236

 

American Office Products Distributors, Inc. was awarded a three year Premier National Contract in 2017. All AOPD dealer members are certified small businesses through ORCA. In addition, many of the AOPD dealers also hold socioeconomic designations such as minority, women and veteran-owned.

Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals and 75,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. 

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