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December 16, 2016 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS and Secure Document Alliance Announce Custom Contract for Hard Document Shredding

SDACHAMPS Group Purchasing and Secure Document Alliance (SDA) recently announced its three-year contract for hard document shredding, purge services and media drive destruction. This new custom contract is available to CHAMPS’ 7,000+ member locations nationwide until July 31, 2019. This includes healthcare and non-healthcare members of any size.

“Secure Document Alliance is a network of local service providers that can serve our members anywhere in the country,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “Many CHAMPS members are SDA customers already and appreciate its commitment to security, green initiatives and social responsibility. Our new custom contract enhances the CHAMPS support services portfolio of GPO contracts.”

Some Secure Document Alliance contract benefits include:

  • Meeting strict industry standards for destroying confidential material according to federal, state and local regulations.
  • Following rigorous chain-of-custody handling confidential documents and providing a 100 percent auditable process.
  • Offering centralized customer service, billing and reporting.
  • Providing shredding options that allow each customer to select bin types and frequencies to best suit their needs.
  • Purging services for large clean-outs.

“We are excited to work with CHAMPS Group Purchasing and their membership as a new supplier for the organization,” said Jennifer Kawakami, chief operating officer, Secure Document Alliance. “With this new contract, we are able to provide CHAMPS’ members assistance with their document destruction needs. We have years of experience working with clients in the healthcare industry and understand the unique needs of the industry and offer solutions to address some of the most challenging requirements. We look forward to a successful and beneficial relationship with CHAMPS.”

Secure Document Alliance’s service providers are certified by the National Association for Information Destruction, the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services.

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 7,000+ member locations across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facility maintenance. As an owner of Premier, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS sponsors its members allowing them access to more than $44 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ agreements, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and 2015, as well as to ERC’s NorthCoast 99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more, visit

About Secure Document Alliance
By partnering with SDA, you are making a strong social impact in your local community. SDA service provider location are non-profit organizations which offer education, rehabilitation, and work opportunities for adults with disabilities and veterans while maintaining the highest levels of security in the industry. We assist employees in working toward social and economic independence; employees who would otherwise face substantial barriers in finding meaningful employment. A partnership between CHAMPS and SDA is truly a “win-win” situation for all concerned! For more, visit