Veterinary Management Groups (VMG)

VMG's Preferred Partner Program Is Built to Help You Succeed: Maximizing Your Benefits Beyond Cost Savings

Posted on June 17, 2023 at 11:22 AM by Melissa Hynson

 

Introduction

As the owner of a veterinary hospital, you have a lot of choices when it comes to group purchasing organizations. In this post, we will explore what sets VMG’s preferred partner program apart from veterinary group purchasing programs. We have what you would expect, a strong emphasis on cost savings and access to quality products and services. What makes us different is we offer so much more, the opportunity to preview new technologies and innovations, enhanced supplier relationships, and value-added services and support.

VMG is dedicated to empowering veterinary practice owners. Keep reading to uncover the exceptional features of the VMG preferred partner program. Discover how it can optimize your practice management, streamline operations, and boost your financial success. VMG's unparalleled purchasing program paired with the collaboration and leadership training of each group will transform your veterinary practice. And might even raise your overall quality of life.

 

Cost savings:

One of the significant benefits of being part of VMG is the opportunity to leverage bulk purchasing power, negotiate discounts, and secure exclusive deals with suppliers. Through our preferred partner program, participants can enjoy substantial cost savings on a wide range of products and services. 

What makes us different is we help you train your staff to maximize the value of the program. Also, through your fellow group members, you will learn tips and tricks to help you trim expenses and maximize value. We understand that managing expenses is crucial for any business, and we strive to provide our members with competitive pricing options. By pooling our resources and collective buying power, we can negotiate favorable terms with suppliers, ensuring that our members receive the best value for their investments.

 

Access to quality products and services:

At VMG, we prioritize offering our members access to high-quality products and services. We carefully curate which vet suppliers we offer through a rigorous selection process and apply strict quality standards to ensure that the products and services offered through our program meet our members' high-quality criteria. Our aim is to provide a curated list of trusted suppliers and providers, giving our members peace of mind knowing they are accessing reliable and reputable products. By partnering with established and reputable vendors, we can offer our members a wide range of options to meet their specific needs and requirements.

For some of the lesser known categories you may come to depend on the option provided by VMG. Knowing that the VMG staff and your fellow VMG members have offered years of feedback on vendors. When you find yourself needing an unusual service or product, you can trust that VMG has done the work to ensure that the partner we are endorsing is up to our standards of quality and reliability. That can be a huge time savings for you and your team.

Team building event at the 2022 Strategic Opportunities Committee Meeting

 

Cost Analysis Support:

We know a detailed cost analysis can save you a lot of money. Cost analyses serve as a valuable tool to benchmark current pricing and evaluate the value of your existing supplier contracts. At VMG, our dedicated team is here to support you in this process by identifying potential savings opportunities that may have previously gone unnoticed. By conducting a thorough assessment of your costs and contracts, we aim to empower you to make informed decisions that can result in significant savings and drive enhanced efficiency and profitability for your veterinary practice. With our expertise and guidance, you can optimize your financial performance and achieve greater success in your practice.

 

Enhanced supplier relationships:

At VMG, we believe in building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with our suppliers. We serve as the voice of our members, advocating for their needs and preferences to our partner vendors. By fostering these relationships, we create opportunities for our suppliers to better understand the unique requirements of our members and align their offerings accordingly. This collaborative approach allows us to develop customized solutions and secure preferential treatment for our members. We continuously engage with our suppliers to ensure that our members receive exceptional service, timely support, and access to the latest product developments.

 

Value-added services and Ongoing support:

VMG goes beyond cost savings and product access by providing a range of value-added services and support to our members. We recognize that the successful implementation and utilization of products and services necessitate proper training and ongoing support. That's why we offer comprehensive training and educational resources to empower our members to maximize the return on their investments. Our dedicated technical assistance ensures that expert guidance is readily available whenever our members need it. Moreover, our committed account management team is always ready to address any inquiries or concerns, ensuring a seamless and satisfactory experience for our members. Additionally, our program keeps members informed about service enhancements and new offerings to keep them updated and informed.

 

Time savings:

VMG’s Veterinary GPO offers you time-saving solutions by handling pre-negotiated contracts, supplier searches, and negotiations on your behalf. This frees up your time to focus on strategic spend areas and value-driven initiatives. Additionally, partnering with our GPO provides access to resources that effectively manage indirect spend categories, resolving resource limitations and enhancing supplier contracts. A reliable GPO partner acts as an extension of your procurement team, swiftly connecting you to savings and serving as a trusted advisor to help you achieve your goals.

 

Preferred Partner Presentation at VMG Group Meeting 2022

 

Conclusion:

By joining VMG, members not only gain access to cost savings and quality products but also benefit from a range of value-added services and support. That is what makes our GPO different. At VMG, we are committed to empowering you to succeed in the rapidly evolving veterinary world by providing you with the resources and connections you need to thrive! 

VMG is a Veterinary Membership Organization that also happens to have an excellent group buying program. In everything we do we want to help you be the best practice owner you can be. If you are curious about learning more about VMG membership, fill in our information form and someone from our membership team will reach out within a week or so.
 

Veterinary Management Groups (VMG)
6455 East Johns Crossing, Suite 125
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: 678-395-3470 678-395-3470
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