Graybar has been awarded a five-year contract to distribute electrical, lighting, data communications and security products to the participants of US Communities Government Purchasing Alliance.
Kansas City, Mo. awarded Graybar the contract after evaluating proposals from several distributors.
Graybar has served US Communities for nearly two decades, and this is Graybar’s ninth contract awarded through the cooperative purchasing program. The five-year contract was effective on February 1, and includes the option to extend it for three additional periods of two years each.
Through the US Communities program, Graybar provides procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions and nonprofits. Participating agencies have access to Graybar’s array of trusted products and services to help them manage their facilities in an efficient and cost-effective way. In addition, they can leverage the capabilities of Graybar’s nationwide network of distribution facilities, its technology capabilities and the knowledge and experience of its 8,500 employees.
“We value our longstanding relationship with US Communities and the City of Kansas City,” said David Maxwell, Graybar senior vice president of sales. “As we enter this new contract, our commitment remains stronger than ever. We look forward to increasing the number of registered agencies utilizing the US Communities program and growing our business by providing quality products and innovative services that support agencies in our local communities.”