Check out this week's supplier program and marketing announcements!
New Supplier Announcements
As you know, we recently announced a new affiliation with The United Group (TUG), a 100% Member-owned sales and marketing organization for Jan/San, Packaging, Foodservice and Safety product manufacturers and distributors. This affiliation will provide immediate access for TriMega dealers to purchase directly though TUG’s breadth of 200+ preferred jan/san suppliers for your industrial, safety and foodservice needs. The program is effective July 1, 2018 for TriMega dealers. For more information on the affiliate program as well as a complete preferred supplier listing, please visit the TUG supplier page by clicking here.
Just recently, TUG announced a new Preferred Supplier, All Pack Midwest, a stocking broker for Whalen Packaging products. Their products include bakery drums, boxes, pads, and pizza boxes. For more information on this new TUG supplier, please click here.
Please join us in welcoming Storex! Storex is a new central bill supplier for office and classroom plastic storage and organization products. They are a family owned business and are known for their storage products in the office products industry and the school channel. Their program is effective June 18, 2018. For more information on the Storex program and for pricing, please visit the Storex supplier page by clicking here.
Please join us in welcoming OttLite as a new central bill supplier effective July 1, 2018. OttLite was founded in 1989 and is known for their natural daylight bulbs. They also produce energy efficient lamps that feature flexible necks, USB charging ports, dimmer adjustments and more. For more information on OttLite's program and pricing, please visit the OttLite supplier page by clicking here.
Current Supplier Announcements
In a recent OPI article, RJ Schinner announced it is expanding with a new location in Bethlehem, PA. According to OPI, the new location will bring RJ Schinner's total size of operations to 1.5 million sq ft. RJ Schinner is also increasing the size of their five current warehouses located in Colorado, Missouri, Tennessee and Wisconsin. To see the full article in OPI, please click here.
Lathem's Thermal Print time clock model 800P has ran out of stock before it's planned discontinuation date. Lathem has asked that all future orders of the 800P be replaced with the 2100HD immediately. The new 2100HD has the same Tru-Align print technology as the 800P. It will also eventually replace both the 2100 and 4000 series time clocks. For additional information on the 2100HD please visit the Lathem product site by clicking here or you can view the brochure by clicking here.
MMF Industries is excited to announce that their newest key cabinets are now available and ready to ship:
Uni-Tag Vue™ Key Cabinets
Dupli-Key™ Vue Key Cabinets
Flex™ Key Cabinets
The Vue™ key cabinets are the industry’s first see-through key cabinets and the Flex™ cabinet is the only key cabinet available that allows users to custom configure to fit an array of key sizes and types. Key Control Cabinets will be featured exclusively during their Q3 marketing efforts. For more information please visit the MMF supplier page and look under the "Promotions and Announcements" section for a listing of brochures by clicking here.
New & Upcoming Promotions
Storex is offering 15% off all orders purchased now through 8/31/18 as part of being a new supplier of TriMega! For more information on this great offer, please click here or contact your local Storex representative.
It's picnic time with Rayovac this summer! Depending on how much you purchase you can receive up to three items: an LED Insect Lantern, a Rayovac-Branded Picnic Blanket, and a Rayovac-Branded Malibu Picnic Tote. This offer is good from June 1 through August 31, 2018. For more details please click here.
Avery is launching a new promotion starting in Q3. When you purchase $75 of select Avery products you will receive a free $25 Macy's gift card. For more details, please visit the Avery supplier page.
Starting July 1, 2018, Sanford is offering special discounted pricing on select Expo and X-Acto itmes to kick off the back to school season. For the complete listing of items along with pricing, please visit the Sanford supplier page by clicking here. To view the promotional flyer please click here.
Smucker's is offering free tumblers for members who purchase at least one case of Folgers coffee. Offer is valid 7/1/18 - 9/30/18. To take advantage of this offer, please visit the Smucker's supplier page and click on the Q3 Coffee tumbler promotion order form located under the Promotions and Announcements section.
3M has several promotions going on right now that run through 6/30/18. Promotions range from free gifts cards to free Post-It dispensers and Scotch Pro Thermal Laminators. For details regarding all of these promotions please visit the 3M supplier page.
Don’t miss out on Fellowes’ 2018 Rewards program! For every qualifying product you sell you’ll earn a cash reward! Orders must be placed between now and December 31st, 2018. For more details, please visit the Fellowes supplier page by clicking here.
Starting in Q3 2018, Zebra is offering a buy $45, get $15 on their PM 701 stainless stell permanent marker. To see details, please visit the Zebra supplier page.
Newell Brands is offering 5% or 10% off customer pricing on select Sanford skus from May 1st through June 30th. Orders must be received by customer service by 6/30/18 for shipment by 6/30/18. For more details on this promotion along with the list of promotional skus, please visit the Sandford supplier page.
Rubbermaid Commercial Products is offering promo pricing on office wastebaskets for the months of June and July 2018. For the full listing of items and more details, please click here.
HSM is offering an instant savings on 8 shredders! Shredders include Securio, Pure and Shredstar shredders. The promotion is effective 4/1/18 – 6/30/18. Please visit the HSM supplier page for the listing of shredders by clicking here.
Fire King is designing products and promotions around “Protecting What’s Important” for your customer. When you buy any deposit safe, you will receive a trim safe for free! Offer is valid between 4/1/18 – 6/30/18. Please visit the Fire King supplier page for more details by clicking here.
SUPPLIER PRICING NEWS
Rubbermaid Commercial is having a price increase effective August 1, 2018 due to increases in raw materials. Prices are going up from 8% to 10% on resin, cotton and metal/wire based products. Please note that this pricing is not reflective in the Q3 direct cost file. However, pricing will be available for you to download for the August load. For more information on the increase and to view their new pricer, please click here.
The Q3 Direct Cost file is now ready! Please visit the TriMega Quarterly Direct Files page to download the Q3 file. For a quick summary of all of the changes, please click here. This report was created to give you a visual look of the pricing changes by supplier. Please also see below for TriMega price increase data by quarter from 2015 Q1 - 2018 Q3.