UMA Group Purchasing Plan

Group Purchasing Plan for UMA Members

Overview
UMA provides its members with innovative, responsive business services that offer competitive pricing as well as sustainable vendor relationships developed in the spirit of our common Methodist values. In response to our members’ needs, we encourage members to consider  the UMA Group Purchasing Program) that will help UMA members control the costs of business supplies, equipment and services.

About Care Purchasing Services
UMA Group Purchasing is a partnership with Care Purchasing Services (CPS), a national buying alliance and procurement organization who negotiates contracts for goods and services for over 1,400 members. The CPS national buying volume allows them to negotiate aggressive rates, access additional resources and provide professional expertise. CPS has secured national pricing and service programs with over 250 vendor partners and is growing.

UMA members work with CPS's experienced procurement consulting team who provide both strategic and quality research with a personalized approach. CPS vendor partners offer great products, pricing and service to lower overall costs while helping achieve mission goals.

Vendor partners include:

  • Clinical
  • Culinary
  • Administrative Services
  • Plant Operations/Capital/Renovations/New Construction
  • Environmental Services
  • Technology
  • Healthcare, Therapy and Exercise Equipment

UMA Group Purchasing vendors can provide nearly every product and service your ministry needs to conduct business, and also provides member ministry employees savings on individual purchases.

More Information
To learn more about how the UMA Group Purchasing Program can lower your ministry's costs, please contact:

Susan Packin
Business Manager, UMA
Email: spackin@ouruma.org