Biocom, the association representing the life science industry of California, announced that its group purchasing organization (GPO) forged a new alliance with FedEx Corp. to offer Biocom members exclusive offerings on shipping services.
Biocom Announces FedEx as New Purchasing Group Platinum Supplier of Shipping Services
“We are proud to offer our members a wide range of new competitive shipping services, including discounts on freight,” said Joseph Panetta, president and chief executive officer of Biocom. “We anticipate working closely with the team at FedEx to continue to build out additional industry specific services as our relationship evolves. In the meantime, we are eager for our members to begin taking advantage of this new discount with the world leader in logistics and shipping services.”
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The contract will initiate February 1, 2020, and will provide comprehensive shipping programs for Biocom Purchasing Group members. By leveraging the purchasing power of more than 1,300 members, Biocom Purchasing Group ensured the savings program was extensively vetted and that member needs of all sizes were adequately met on a local and global level.
“The Biocom Purchasing Group has a strong connection to its members and reputation in the industry. This offering is really innovative and fits well with what we’ve come to know of Biocom and their members,” said Cliff Tillman, director for FedEx Healthcare. “We are excited to have been selected in the RFP process and look forward to serving the Biocom membership.”
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