Working with FCL
Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is committed to procuring – or helping coordinate the procurement of – quality products at competitive prices for our independent, retail co-operative members, who in turn offer these products to their customers. Our network of approximately 170 retail owners throughout Western Canada has an extremely loyal customer base that has supported us for over 90 years.
We have a long tradition of sourcing local products and supporting local business. We’re committed to collaborating with suppliers to understand their environmental and social performance and identifying future supply chain opportunities across all business lines.
What we look for in our suppliers
We work with local suppliers who can help us achieve our vision of building sustainable communities together. These suppliers offer a high standard of service and quality products and share our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and follow our Supplier Code of Conduct.
We serve 580 diverse communities across Western Canada, and we believe that building diversity throughout our supply chain allows us to best serve these unique communities. That belief is rooted in our values, vision, and company-wide commitmsents to Indigenous engagement and Diversity and Inclusion.
Our goal is to give our diverse suppliers and their communities the opportunity and support they need to thrive as vital contributors to FCL’s success. Our policies and procedures are designed to ensure that fair consideration is given to all potential suppliers during the procurement process.
Becoming an FCL Supplier
If you are interested in doing business with FCL, please register your company in our supplier discovery and knowledge platform, teabook. Becoming part of our supplier network will help increase your visibility when there is a business need that matches the product and/or services your company provides.
FCL has created the Sell to us Guide as a resource to help growers and food manufacturers navigate the processes and procedures to get to market.