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QCS Purchasing Cooperative is a buying group owned and managed by its members. It is managed as to not generate a profit and caters to companies involved in food and beverage production. It is the largest purchasing cooperative of its kind. By combining purchases of common supplies, QCS Purchasing Cooperative provides members with more competitive pricing than they could typically achieve on their own. A team of strategic sourcing specialists with deep category expertise assists members in solving complex sourcing challenges and provides timely data and market intelligence. QCS Supply Partners offer solutions in categories such as packaging, fleet and logistics, plant operations and supplies, and many value-added services.

Membership in QCS Purchasing offers the following benefits:

Purchasing Power

  • Largest purchasing cooperative of its kind in the food & beverage industry
  • Leverage from the combined purchases of more than 800 member companies with over 2000 locations
  • More than $850 million in annual spend
  • Volume-based pricing
  • Agreements with more than 200 supply partners covering direct & indirect spend categories

Category Expertise in these Core Categories

  • Corrugated Boxes
  • Facility Services
  • Fleet and Logistics
  • HDPE Resin
  • Ingredients
  • Juices
  • Labels
  • Plant Operations and Supplies
  • Printed Packaging

Value-Added Programs

  • Captive insurance
  • Consumer and marketing data
  • Document Management (for FSMA)
  • Quality and food safety
  • Supply Partner training and education

Contact us today at 630-717-1110 or email [email protected] to find out how QCS Purchasing Cooperative can benefit your organization.

QCS Purchasing Cooperative Vision Statement: QCS Purchasing Cooperative will continue to be the trusted and leading provider of purchasing and value-added services in support of our member-owners in the food and beverage industry.

QCS Purchasing Cooperative Mission Statement:  QCS Purchasing Cooperative helps our member-owners be more competitive and successful.

7 Principles of a Cooperative: QCS operarates to the same core principles and values, adopted by the International Co-operative Alliance in 1995.

  • Voluntary & Open Membership.
  • Democratic Member Control.
  • Members’ Economic Participation.
  • Autonomy & Independence.
  • Education, Training and Information.
  • Cooperation among Cooperatives.
  • Concern for Community.
QCS Purchasing

QCS Purchasing