The Storage Business Owners Alliance LLC (SBOA), a buying group for the U.S. self-storage industry, has partnered with office-solutions provider Global Office Solutions (GOS) to offer self-storage operators an online program for ordering office supplies. Accessed at sboa.globalofficesolutions.com, the platform allows operators to take advantage of affordable prices and quick shipping, according to an SBOA press release.
GOS currently provides office supplies for nearly 1,000 self-storage facilities nationwide. It has 42 distribution centers and offers free, next-day delivery on more than 100,000 products, the release stated.
“The GOS program has created several economic and operational efficiencies for self-storage owners. The program is making further advancements with the new and improved ordering platform,” said Theresa Gallas, vice president of sales and marketing for SBOA.
SBOA members can take advantage of pre-negotiated discounts on goods and services from more than 30 preferred vendors, including SBOA Merchant Services and SBOA Tenant Insurance. The company has nearly 5,000 member facilities.
GOS is part of a buying consortium and serves clients throughout Canada and the United States. Its product offerings include coffee services, copiers and printers, furniture, and office supplies.