UPN

What's A Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)?



A Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) provides lower prices on products and services in exchange for purchasing volume. We stay on top of the competition and negotiate prices to keep independent pharmacies relevant in this always changing industry.


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What We Offer

Contracted Vendors

Each year UPN/PPN negotiates contracts with a wide array of companies to deliver value to the membership. UPN/PPN members may take advantage of these contract opportunities to boost back-end productivity, front-end traffic and profitability. UPN/PPN membership is required for savings and contract access.

Premier Wholesale Vendors


Kinray Pharmaceutical

For over 60 years, Kinray has been the full-line, full-service pharmaceutical wholesaler for independent pharmacies providing:

  • Internet based ordering system with 24/7 real-time access
  • More than 8,000 generics available
  • Over 30,000 OTC/HBA, Rx and HHC products


McKesson Pharmaceutical

UPN contracts with McKesson as one of the primary vendors to deliver a complete portfolio of brand and generic products at competitive pricing complemented by a variety of rebate offerings.


Cardinal Pharmaceutical

Cardinal helps pharmacies focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease.



AmerisourceBergen

AmerisourceBergen offers solutions that position your pharmacy as a pillar of community-based care. Their expert guidance helps you find innovative ways to drive revenue, while their industry influence increases your value and profitability. With superior distribution capabilities and a generic formulary that helps controls costs, their tailored solutions let you worry less about running your business and focus on what matters most: caring for your patients.



Other Contracted Vendors
  • ABRX
  • Advanced Orthopedics
  • Alpine Innovations 
  • American Screening Corp
  • Amity Hosiery
  • AnimalMed Express
  • Applied DNA
  • Bell Lifestyles
  • Biz Filings
  • BSI Products
  • Burn B Gone
  • Caremates
  • Carousel Greeting Cards
  • CBDFx
  • Cheerful Giver
  • Designer Greetings
  • Dollar Days
  • Fast Freeze
  • Franklin Eyewear
  • Gemco
  • GRX Marketing
  • Great Pretenders
  • Heartland Payment Systems
  • HemoTreat
  • Jobst
  • MHA
  • MatchRx
  • Medtel Communications 
  • MegaMotion
  • MHC Medical Products
  • Micro Merchant Systems
  • Ohiopyle Prints
  • Orthofeet
  • Parata
  • Penetran
  • Pharmasafe
  • Pharmalogistics
  • Pomac
  • PRS Pharmacy Services
  • Relay Health
  • Relicare
  • Respironics
  • Script Pro
  • Skin MD
  • Smart Step
  • Snoozies
  • Total Pharmacy Supply
  • Tri State Distribution
  • True Productions Digital
  • United Imaging
  • US Nutrition
  • Veridan Healthcare
  • Vial Dock
  • Windmill Health Products
  • Zuri CBD