PORTLAND, Oregon — OIA Global, a worldwide logistics, packaging and materials sourcing provider, announced a “preferred provider partnership” with the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA). The agreement enables the association’s membership to receive discounted packaging optimization services.
“OIA Global has been a member of the Outdoor Industry Association and welcomes the opportunity to offer their members discounted programs that will enhance their supply chain efficiencies, reduce packaging costs and help meet ongoing sustainability goals,” said Jerry Levy, director of marketing and communications for OIA Global.
Matt Kaplan, vice president of membership and sales, noted that the membership in the Outdoor Industry Association includes apparel, sporting equipment and recreational suppliers who face intense supply chain and sustainability challenges. “This is just one component of our ongoing effort to upgrade the benefits of membership in the Outdoor Industry Association,” Kaplan said.
OIA Global specializes in providing packaging and supply chain solutions for the athletic and outdoor industry and their suppliers. “Our membership in the Outdoor Industry Association helps us monitor the latest packaging and sustainability trends in the industry,” said Marc Bevilacqua, vice president of packaging sales at OIA Global. “We are very excited to extend our unique supply chain and packaging solutions to their membership,” he noted.
The partnership agreement lasts for for 12 months with an option for extension.
OIA was founded in 1988 and has over 1,200 professionals and 69 owned offices in 27 countries. It designs innovative solutions that optimize supply chains around the world.
Based in Boulder, Colorado, with offices in Washington, D.C., the Outdoor Industry Association serves over 1,200 manufacturers, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation.