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Amazon Business Canada teams up with Kinetic GPO 

About Kinetic GPO

Kinetic GPO, a leading purchasing organization, offers Canadian public sector organizations access to its Amazon Business cooperative contract to streamline their business purchasing. Kinetic GPO and Amazon Business deliver broader public sector entities cost-saving solutions that simplify procurement and help drive compliance with purchasing requirements. Kinetic awarded Amazon its “Online Business Marketplace for Goods and Services” contract using a competitive solicitation process consistent with Canadian National Trade agreements, the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and the Broader Public Sector (BPS) Procurement Directive. The cooperative contract is available to Broader Public Sector, MASH (municipalities, academic institutions, school boards, and hospitals), and not-for-profit entities.

Kinetic GPO

Making online procurement easier for broader public sector customers of all sizes is among our top priorities and one that Kinetic GPO shares with Amazon Business Canada.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Click here to visit the Kinetic GPO website and learn more about Kinetic GPO. Click here to learn more about the benefits of becoming a Kinetic GPO member. 

  • All Kinetic GPO publict sector customers in Canada are eligible including: 

    • Municipalities, Cities, Towns, Villages
    • Aboriginal Entities
    • K-12 Schools, School Boards
    • Housing Authorities
    • Higher Education Colleges & Universities
    • Hospitals
    • Airports
    • Parks & Recreation Departments
    • Non-Profits


  • Yes, you can create a free Amazon Business Account. No commitment, no minimum turnover.

  • If you use your Amazon account for business purchases, you can convert your existing account to a business account. However, please ensure that the email ID associated with the account is your business email ID.


    If you already use your business email ID on a personal Amazon account, we recommend to change to a personal email ID (you can do this in the 'Login & Security' option on Your Account). Once you have changed your email ID, create a new Amazon Business account with your business email ID.


    We use email IDs as part of our account verification process to ensure that you work for the business you are creating an account for. We do not recommend the use of generic email IDs (e.g. info@email.com).


  • With access to business-only pricing, bulk discounts, and price comparison from multiple sellers, you can save on more than 12 million products.

  • Amazon Prime is a membership program that offers the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon. This includes shopping benefits such as free delivery, exclusive savings, access to special events like Prime Day, and entertainment benefits that include Prime Video, Amazon Music, Prime Reading, Prime Gaming, and more.


    Business Prime is a separate membership program designed specifically for businesses available only on Amazon Business. With Business Prime, you can unlock the best of Amazon Business. Being a Business Prime member, you and your whole team get access to business-specific features and benefits based on the plan you select. Business Prime benefits include free shipping on eligible items, ability to guide your users to certain selection, visibility into your company’s spend, and more.

  • Yes View our quick, step by step business registration guide here

  • No, however providing your unique provincial ID number or corporation number in addition to general business info helps us verify your account quicker.

  • Does your company sell physical products, and you want to offer them to other companies on Amazon Business? The Amazon Business seller program offers a new set of features including lower fees on high volume transactions, automated VAT invoicing and ability to display VAT-exclusive prices among others. Tailor your offers to the needs of business customers, and increase your sales to businesses. 

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