TRIOSE, Inc. Awarded NOVAPLUS Freight Management Contract By Vizient, Inc.


TRIOSE, Inc. Awarded NOVAPLUS Freight Management Contract by Vizient, Inc.

Wyomissing, Pa., February 20, 2017 – A leader in healthcare logistics management, TRIOSE, Inc. has been awarded an exclusive contract from Vizient, Inc., Irving, TX, to be the sole source for providing freight management services to members of its private label brand, NOVAPLUS®.

“Our comprehensive contracting process is designed to select suppliers that provide the greatest value and quality to members. We felt TRIOSE could meet that standard. Partnering with TRIOSE to be our NOVAPLUS® freight management provider will ensure that we continue to offer members sustainable cost savings.”, said Brent Gee, Associate Vice President, Strategic Programs and Contract Services, Vizient.

As part of the agreement, TRIOSE will help Vizient members have a transparent understanding, and therefore better control, of its inbound and outbound freight expenses. This strategic partnership will allow NOVAPLUS to work smarter to help their members improve cost savings through supply chain and operational efficiencies – without taking away from patient care.

The agreement will enable Vizient members to improve their freight management through the ongoing management, visibility to freight costs and meaningful, detailed reporting that TRIOSE provides.

“Ultimately, we work to improve the impact NOVAPLUS can extend to its members to help lower costs in healthcare. TRIOSE cares about helping hospitals and healthcare systems improve their results and the care they provide to their patients. When our experts can evaluate freight management programs, they can find areas to save without taking services away. We look for every way possible to simplify the conversion process by focusing on a step-by-step process to make the transition smooth and seamless,” said CJ Joyner, CEO, TRIOSE, Inc., Wyomissing, Pa.

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About TRIOSE, Inc.

TRIOSE, Inc. 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, total logistics solutions customized for each client’s needs; lowers supply chain costs; and drives change for better healthcare in our communities. TRIOSE recently completed a merger with Predicata, East Providence, RI. A healthcare analytics company, Predicata’s SupplyLinQ service strengthens TRIOSE’s portfolio by adding innovative data analytic solutions to help healthcare clients reduce supply cost, mitigate risk, and improve quality of care.

TRIOSE’s logistics portfolio 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, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Learn more at


For more than three decades, Vizient’s private label brand, NOVAPLUS®, has delivered the best value and quality on the most frequently purchased products and services. The NOVAPLUS portfolio is continuously expanding, including seven services and more than 2,000 items in high-demand categories, including anesthesia, business products and services, diagnostic imaging, food, laboratory, medical, orthopedic, pediatric, pharmaceutical, respiratory and surgical.


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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