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Canoe Procurement Group

Group buying is a powerful tool that helps municipalities purchase products and services they regularly use. By combining forces under the Canoe Procurement Group, municipalities can access high-quality, competitively-priced goods and services, and free up staff time. 

Program Benefits

This program helps your municipality save time and money. Benefits of this program include: 

  • Competitive bid process for suppliers saves the time of doing your own RFP or tender
  • Fully compliant with trade agreements
  • Canada-wide purchasing power for better prices
  • Access hundreds of vendors across multiple categories 
  • No membership fees
  • No minimum purchase requirements

Please see the main Canoe programs listed below. For details on all other available programs visit: canoeprocurement.ca

Through an open tender process on behalf of its members, SARM has secured a reliable and competitively priced culvert program through Armtec. Providing an extensive catalogue of culverts, corrugated steel pipes, guard rails, multi plates, bridge plates, bin walls, and bridges-in-boxes, the program is a ‘one-stop shop’ for municipalities of all sizes and situations.

How it Works

  1. Contact the supplier with your specification requirements, letting them know that you want to use the SARM program.
  2. The supplier will provide pricing based on the SARM agreement.
  3. Confirm your purchase.
  4. SARM will invoice you. Your invoices will come from invoices@sarm.ca
  5. Payment is remitted to SARM

Program Benefits

  • High-quality, practical solutions for a wide range of construction needs
  • Reduced fluctuations in and advanced notice of price changes in the industry
  • Flexible delivery options including self pickup and direct or third party shipping
  • CFTA, NWPTA and CETA compliant
  • CSA certified to meet Saskatchewan Highway minimum standards

Contact

Jason Sutton, Sales Director – Western Canada
jsutton@armtec.com or 780-487-3404

Lisa Morse, Regional Manager Saskatchewan & Redwater, AB
lmorse@armtec.com or 306-260-0993

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Lisa RylandRegional Sales Manager – Saskatchewan
306-270-5543306-931-2898 or lisa.ryland@armtec.com

In Partnership with Coverco Buildings and Vertical Building Solutions, the SARM Fabric Shelters Program is designed to provide members with significant cost savings on installation and maintenance of high-quality structures able to withstand even the extreme weather conditions of Canadian winters.

How it Works

  1. Contact either supplier with your installation or maintenance requirements
  2. Let them know that you want to use the SARM program.
  3. Confirm your purchase.
  4. SARM will invoice you. Your invoices will come from invoices@sarm.ca
  5. Payment is remitted to SARM

Program Benefits

  • Complete turn-key solutions tailored to member need for both new projects and maintenance of existing shelters
  • Access to extensive product line and custom engineered structures, including design through installation
  • Specialized materials for extreme or corrosive environments
  • Dedicated project and process management for cost and timeline oversight
  • Comprehensive warranty and safety management program

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Coverco Buildings
855-931-8600 or www.covercobuildings.com

Vertical Building Solutions
855-532-0366 or www.verticalbuildings.com

How it Works

  1. Determine what parts you require
  2. Contact your local dealership or our Finning representative
  3. When ordering, state you are purchasing through the “SARM/RMA National Account” Program
  4. SARM will invoice you. Your invoices will come from invoices@sarm.ca
  5. Payment is remitted to SARM

Program Benefits

  • Members have access to a structured group discount on equipment parts and service
  • An additional 3% price advantage is available on online orders through https://parts.cat.com/en/catcorp

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Jesse Ives, Finning
Jesse.ives@finning.com or 1-780-289-8096

Regardless of whether you need ground engagement tools for construction, maintenance or snow removal, the SARM Ground Engagement Program has your back with high quality products and preferred pricing.

How it Works

  1. Contact the supplier with your needed specifications
  2. The supplier will provide pricing based on the agreement
  3. Confirm your purchase
  4. SARM will invoice the RM for purchases from Finning. RMs will be invoiced directly from DionCo Sales for purchases of Valley Blades.
  5. Payment is remitted to SARM for purchases from Finning and to DionCo Sales for purchases of Valley Blades.

Program Benefits

  • Access to huge selection of grader blades and other ground engagement tools
  • Transparent pricing with day to day discount prices and further reduced prices on bulk orders
  • Reduced price fluctuations
  • CFTA, NWPTA and CETA compliant

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Kyle Dionne, Valley Blades
kyledionne@dioncosales.com or 306-782-4055

Finning: 1-888-346-6464

NAPA promises customer satisfaction, quality of service and great value. NAPA has access to the most extensive inventory in the industry: parts and supplies for automotive, heavy duty, marine, farm and industrial applications; professional quality tools and equipment; automotive accessories; and paint and refinishing supplies.

How it Works

  1. Contact your local NAPA dealer to order parts.
  2. Notify them that you are ordering through the “SARM Account system”
  3. Receive priority delivery
  4. NAPA will invoice you directly
  5. Remit Payment to NAPA

Program Benefits

  • User friendly online database called IDENTIFIX where you will find diagnostic tips, shortcuts and solutions
  • NAPA provides an online training center for the automotive aftermarket

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Justin Kidd, NAPA
jkidd@uapinc.com or 587-596-4333

SARM is proud to offer its members an efficient and competitively priced tire program. The Canada wide program provides members with increased discounts and product accessibility. Having gone through the RFP process on behalf of our membership our successful vendors were Kal Tire, Michelin, Tirecraft and Goodyear, each chosen for their competitive pricing and high quality.

How it Works

  1. Determine the tires you want
  2. Go to your preferred supplier to order your selected tires
  3. Notify them that you are ordering through the “SARM Member National Account”
  4. Confirm your purchase
  5. SARM will invoice you. Your invoices will come from invoices@sarm.ca
  6. Payment is remitted to SARM

Program Benefits

  • Members have access to participate in Canada’s largest government buying group.
  • Discounts range from 32-55 per cent.
  • The SARM Member National Account can be used at any location where participating manufacturer’s sell product.
  • Access to products manufactured by Goodyear, Michelin, and Kal Tire dealers.
  • Additional services include tire tracking and educational tours and training.

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Geoff Wiebe, Kal Tire
Geoff_Wiebe@kaltire.com or 306-541-7005

Trevor Fletcher, Tirecraft
trevorf@tirecraft.com or 780-995-1393

Adam Kryzanowski, Michelin
adam.kryzanowski@michelin.com or 613-449-8415

Shayne Slywka, Goodyear
Shayne_Slywka@goodyear.com or 306-221-4720

Jessie Lloyd, Graham’s Tire Service
jessielloyd@grahamstire.com or 306-352-8473

Partnering with major traffic sign suppliers to offer SARM members increased product and service capabilities to meet an array of municipal project needs. They provide everything from the basic essentials to specific use equipment. The Traffic Supplies Program ensures members get the signage they need at a competitive price and always trade-compliant.

How it Works

  1. Contact the supplier of your choice with your order
  2. Let them know you are interested in using the Traffic Supplies Program through SARM
  3. Confirm your purchase
  4. SARM will invoice you. Your invoices will come from invoices@sarm.ca
  5. Payment is remitted to SARM

Program Benefits

  • Full catalogue of traffic signage from multiple suppliers
  • Fully compliant with the CFTA and the NWPT
  • Transparent and consistent pricing
  • Reduction of administrative hassle

Contact

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager
ainsley@canoeprocurement.ca or 204-249-0203

Sales, ATS
reginasales@atstraffic.ca or 306-522-0511

Sales, Fox Canada
sales@foxcanada.net

Brett Ferrin, Traffic Logix
bferrin@trafficlogix.com or 801-391-8784

Kelso Brennan, Hi Signs
kbrennan@hisigns.com or 780-201-2222

Green Aero has partnered with SARM to offer custom UAV Aerial imaging to SARM members.
They specialize in delivering accurate, actionable and affordable data.  The surge in UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) technology allows them to deliver information that was, until recently, cost prohibitive or even impossible to obtain. Green Aero will work with you to determine whether there is a UAV solution to your challenge, and if they are the right company to serve your needs.

If your RM’s purchases will be greater than the $75,000 threshold, an RFP must be posted on Sasktenders.

How it works

  1.  Contact Green Aero. Remember to mention that you are a SARM member in order to receive SARM pricing.
  2.  SARM will invoice you
  3. Remit payment to SARM

Program Benefits

  • Discounted rates on UAV services, which includes data collection, processing and report generation
  • Quick turnaround times; between 3 – 7 days
  • Volume discounts to SARM members will be offered for RM’s within a 100km area that has their project executed at the same time.
  • All required approvals by Navigation Canada, Transport Canada, Industry Canada, Rural Municipality Approvals, and General Business Liability have been obtained.

Contact

Brian Koop, Green Aero
brian@greenaerotech.com or 403-404-2527

Amanda Kozak, Member Purchasing Advisor
akozak@sarm.ca or 306.761.3722