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Novation Recognizes Triose As Business & Technology Supplier of the Year

Wyomissing, PA and Irving, TX – TRIOSE, a non-asset based nationwide healthcare logistics management firm, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Business & Technology Supplier of the Year Award from Novation, the leading health care services company for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista LLC, at its fifth annual Supplier Summit meeting held in Las Vegas.

In addition to achieving this honor through diligence in delivering unprecedented value to Novation’s membership, TRIOSE demonstrated 67.5 percent growth in 2014. TRIOSE collaborated with Novation on a number of strategic programs such as NOVAPLUS, as well as new innovative offerings in courier management and contract enhancements that extend out through 2017.

“We recognize that all of our contracted suppliers work tirelessly to bring value to the members and affiliates we serve through their products and services. The companies recognized as winners truly represent the best of the best,” said Pete Allen, Novation’s group senior vice president, sourcing operations.

The Business & Technology Supplier of the Year is awarded to a supplier or distributor that has shown significant growth year over year and is fully engaged and invested in day-to-day operations with Novation as well as its Alliance staff to ensure the success of their contracts. Specific criteria used to evaluate awardees includes sales growth, member usage, participation in Alliance events, overall engagement with Novation in operations and management of the contract, and support of Alliance members through a field-based sales team.

“We truly value our partnership with Novation, and since the outset of our relationship we have been working tirelessly to deliver smart logistics solutions and unparalleled service to its members and affiliates,” said CJ Joyner, CEO of TRIOSE. “We are enormously proud of our work, which has helped individual hospitals save hundreds of thousands of dollars and significantly improve supply chain operations, but to be recognized as the top supplier for the entire organization is meaningful on another level and an honor we graciously accept.”

Over 80 nominees were recognized in 30 different categories including compliance, diversity, food and nutrition, environmental excellence, medical/surgical products, pediatrics, pharmacy, and technology.



TRIOSE, Inc. (TRIOSE) is a nationwide logistics management firm specializing in managed solutions for the healthcare industry. Working hand-in-hand with hospitals and health systems nationwide, TRIOSE delivers smart, full-service solutions for inbound and outbound freight management needs; lowers supply chain costs; and drives change for better healthcare in our communities. Solutions include freight management, large cargo freight, courier management and 3PL consulting. While TRIOSE has relationships with hundreds of carriers and customizes carrier solutions for each of its clients, the company is proud to have a strategic corporate alliance with UPS®.

Privately held since 1999, TRIOSE is headquartered in Wyomissing, PA. TRIOSE is the first organization to be selected as No. 1 on the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Top 50 Businesses List for two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015. The company also earned a spot on the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Learn more at

About Novation, Recipient of the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Inside Certification

Novation is the nation’s leading health care services company, focused on revolutionizing operational performance for more than 100,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children’s Hospital Association and Provista LLC. Novation’s progressive approach to cost performance, data and intelligence, and integrated advisory solutions helps health care providers envision and advance new models of cost-effective, high-quality care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Novation is committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and twice has been honored with the Ethisphere Institute’s coveted Ethics Inside® Certification, and has been named four years consecutively to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list. To learn more about Novation, please visit and follow @NovationNews on Twitter.



TRIOSE is the best in the business. At the end of the day, we love the savings and their program has really improved our process flow.

Steve Patton

Director of Supply Chain at Lakeland Regional Medical Center

TRIOSE was able to do everything it promised it would, and we couldn't be happier. They basically play the middle man for everything we do as far as shipping goes, and it's nice to have that in place at Baystate Health.

Todd Bailey

Manager of Warehousing and Transportation at Baystate Health

We're confident that with TRIOSE's ongoing process improvements, our partnership will continue to make a positive difference in our supply chain processes.

Jessica Denney

Corporate Purchasing Manager at MSHA

TRIOSE has been a positive experience for me, one of my first goals was to reduce freight costs. TRIOSE helped with reaching out to suppliers to get them on board, we changed our process on shipping and it worked. With TRIOSE's help, we did it!


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