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AbilityOne Base Supply Centers

AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) harness the collective resources of a nationwide network to provide and supply superior products and services to government customers through government sponsored mission support stores. Since the launch of the first BSC in 1995, government customers have appreciated convenient access to thousands of high-quality, competitively priced SKILCRAFT© and other name brand products as well as other services. BSCs partner with leadership at local military installation and federal facilities to satisfy the specific needs of government customers. Today, BSCs are located on more than 140 federal installations nationwide.

Benefits of Purchasing From AbilityOne BSCs

By purchasing from BSCs, government customers support employment opportunities for qualified professionals who are blind or have other severe disabilities through the AbilityOne Program. BSCs also provide job opportunities to service-disabled veterans. Our employees learn valuable skills in retail management, product distribution, customer service, manufacturing and other areas to enhance their career progression.

To learn more, click on the video below about AbilityOne Base Supply Centers: Your Authorized AbilityOne Store.

The BSCs provide value by offering:

  • One-stop shopping to all branches of the armed forces and Federal government employees
  • Mission-critical supply solutions that exceed customer expectations
  • Tailored, flexible inventory for local needs
  • Compliance with FAR and all Service purchase agreements and mandates
  • On-base security with cleared product and store staff for timely deliveries
  • Availability to operate 24x7 to support deployments and end-of-year requirements
  • AbilityOne and commercial items available in store or to order
  • Cost-effective solutions that reduce administrative burdens
  • Tailored and Custom Reports for sales and budget tracking
  • Multiple ordering options, including walk-in, call-in, fax or online
  • Government Purchase Card, Electronic Funds Transfer, Government Checks, etc.
  • Multiple delivery options, including same-day for many items
  • No-hassle return policy

Products Available

BSCs offer a wide range of SKILCRAFT© and other AbilityOne and brand-name commercial products that meet government and military specifications for mission requirements. Products available include:

  • Office Products - computer accessories, desk supplies, shipping supplies, Ink and Toner Printing supplies, technology, calendars and planners, writing instruments, paper and pads, etc.
  • Cleaning & Janitorial Supplies - cleaners/detergents, disposable paper products, floor care, restroom & break room supplies, food service supplies, facility supplies and health care items
  • Uniform and Clothing - Uniforms and accessories, under garments, tactical gear, wet/cold weather protection, boots, packs and hydration, etc.
  • Industrial Equipment, Hand & Power Tools, Safety and Security Items, Maintenance, Repair and Operations Products
  • Recycled/Remanufactured Products
  • BSC Vision Copy Paper supports Blinded Veterans Association

Contact Us

To locate a Base Supply Center near you, or to learn more about SKILCRAFT and other AbilityOne products and services email us at abilityonebsc@nib.org

 

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