Through the U.S. Communities Purchasing Cooperative, cities that serve food at a city hall cafeteria, senior center, meals-on-wheels program, jail, or park concession stand can now leverage the new Food Distribution Services contract to secure quality products and services at the supplier’s most favorable government pricing. Premier, Inc. in conjunction with its food service distributor, U.S. Foodservice offers food service program solutions that provide quality products and services.
Benefits of the new contract include:
A 5 – 15 percent savings over traditional procurement practices;
Widespread distribution program through U.S. Foodservice;
More than 190 active Contracted Manufacturer Agreements driving discounts up to 20 percent on more than 32,000 products;
Full complement of foodservice categories (dry, frozen, and refrigerated grocery, center of the plate; dairy/milk; produce, disposables; small wares/equipment, and chemicals; and
Web-based management tools allowing real time visibility to product details, pricing and recipes.
To learn more about the new program, city officials can participate in a free U.S. Foodservice webinar. Register online or visit the U.S. Communities website and click “Register Now.”
From the U.S. Communities website you can also request contact from Premier Inc. and review other contracts such as Homeland Security and Public Safety Solutions as well as Technology Products, Equipment and Solutions.
U.S. Communities has twenty-five publically solicited contracts to choose from.
For more information about U.S. Communities and their contracts, please contact Bryan Shumey, U.S. Communities, at (949) 769-4184, or Dan Harrison, League of California Cities, at (916) 658-8267.