Education

Drive visibility

and compliance

 

Advance the learning mission with a seamless purchasing experience.

Start saving on the education supplies you need. Register to take advantage of business-only pricing, quantity discounts & free shipping. 

Features built for educational organizations of all sizes across Canada

Amazon Business Canada provides value by reducing costs, simplifying internal processes, offering a wide selection of learning materials, and enabling schools to focus on their core our solutions that make buying easier for educators and administrators. From early childhood to K-12 to higher education, our solutions make buying easier for administrators and educators.

  • Selection and pricing advantages

    For every dollar saved, that's a dollar returned to the classroom. Find millions of products in education-relevant categories like books, janitorial, and office supplies, with discounts on the items you buy most. 

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  • Analytics

    Make smarter budgeting decisions with tools to analyze and report spending data with visibility by school or site. Benefit from the ability to manage direct spend allocation with educators to manage costs efficiently.

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  • Flexible account settings

    Connect all staff to one account where you can set up workflows, tax-exempt purchasing, and pay by invoice options.

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  • Free shipping

    Get what you need with Amazon’s world-class fulfillment capabilities. Create a free account to start saving on your business purchases with Amazon Business Canada. 

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    Empower teachers and staff

    A user-friendly online buying experience makes finding and purchasing supplies easy, and built-in tools make approvals effortless.

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    Save administrators' time

    Consolidate miscellaneous spend into one channel where administrators can set spend limits and category restrictions and monitor compliance.

  • Give more to students – Amazon Business

    Give more to students

    Stretch your budget further with business-only pricing, discounts and flexible payment options. Plus, get supplies faster so you are ready for wherever the learning journey leads.

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Integrated software solutions that make the grade

From early childhood to K-12 to higher education, Amazon Business has solutions that make buying easier for educators and administrators. Our software can help you drive compliance and cost savings, and simplify the buying process for your institution.

  • Integrate with existing systems

    The shopping experience of Amazon Business can be integrated with over 100 leading procurement systems and is available through cooperatives, making it easy to access a wide selection of products, from pencils to bus parts. Plus you can take advantage of quantity discounts and flexible payment options to help you improve cash flow. 

  • Drive compliance through budgeting

    Allocate pre-approved budgets to your educators with Budget Management. You define the buying policies that are important to your organization, and avoid excessive spending and simplify reconciliation with easy-to-use features. 

  • Purchasing controls

    Drive organization-wide visibility and compliance with tools like Guided Buying, where organizations can mark preferred products or restrict certain categories. Use approval workflows to customize access for groups with different needs.

  • Seller certifications

    Meet supplier diversity goals by sourcing products from certified sellers and local businesses. Track and report diversity spend across your organization.

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Optimizing savings with Amazon Business

Sharon Loosman, Director of Procurement & Business Services at NC State University shares how they saved over $750,000 in four years by shopping on Amazon Business.

Watch our on-demand session, "Public sector cost optimization", from re:Shape 2021 to learn how.

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Distance learning solutions

Reshape buying & get the Amazon experience for early childhood to K-12 to higher education.

Explore solutions and supplies to support distance learning and empower educators while schools are closed.

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Amazon Business Education Contract Resources

Amazon Business has a library of executed contracts educators can

tap into for any institution type, from K-12 to universities.

Get the best of Amazon Business with Business Prime

Access features like advanced analytics and dashboards, and custom purchasing policy controls for every user on an Amazon Business account.

 

Learn more about Business Prime

  • Free shipping

    Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million items. Get Same-Day or One-Day Shipping on eligible orders.

  • Guided Buying and Spend Visibility

    Create purchasing policy rules, analyze spending patterns, and monitor compliance to inform your budgeting decisions.
  • Extended terms for Pay by Invoice

    Get 45- or 60-day payment terms with eligible enterprise-level Business Prime membership plans upon approval.

“Time is money. Implementing Amazon Business has streamlined things so much that a lot of the cost benefits come from the time that’s saved, and that’s a wonderful thing.”

— Christie Patteri, Finance Office Specialist, Saline Area Schools

“By intentionally purchasing locally on Amazon Business, Johns Hopkins has created significant opportunities for small and local businesses here in the city.“

— Crystal Burns, Small Business and Supplier Diversity Lead, Johns Hopkins University

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Amazon Prime is a membership program available on Amazon.com. It offers household and entertainment benefits such as Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Fresh, Prime Now, and Prime Reading for use at home.

     

    Business Prime is a separate membership designed for businesses and only available on Amazon Business. It offers business benefits such as fast, FREE flexible delivery options on eligible items, account management, guided buying, and advanced analytics dashboards.

  • No, Amazon Business account is available for free. 

  • Amazon Business Customer Service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week via phone, email or chat.

  • Pricing benefits such as Business pricing and quantity discounts are available for registered Amazon Business Customers. More information around these programs is available on our customer service site.

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