CME Corp Announces Five-Year Contract to Provide Healthcare Equipment and Other Medical Supplies

U.S. General Services Administration Contract to include PPE & UV Disinfecting Systems
By: CME Corp
WARWICK, R.I. - May 11, 2021 - PRLog -- CME Corp,  the largest U.S. distributor specializing in healthcare equipment, today announced a contract with the General Services Administration that is expected to involve more than 10,000 product lines from over 25 manufacturers during the next year alone.

The signing marks another major agreement for CME with the federal government. CME already is fulfilling a portfolio of contract offerings, including a $49.5 million pact in 2020 with the Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for hospital equipment and accessories for use by The Department of Defense, The Department of Veterans Administration and Indian Health Services, a Federal Supply Schedule agreement and a separate DLA distribution and pricing agreement (DAPA).

The new five-year GSA contract, with three 5-year options, provides urgently needed products, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), ultraviolet disinfecting systems, workstations on wheels, furniture and storage solutions.

"We are excited to be significantly expanding our work with the federal government by receiving this key contract with the General Services Administration," said CME Government Sales Manager Robert Charron. "CME's unmatched inventory of products and services ensures that our partnership will benefit parties throughout the U.S."

CME offers clients access to an industry-leading catalog of 2 million products from 2,000 manufacturers.

"We also look forward to providing our unique direct-to-site white glove services to meet the GSA's needs from start to finish, including receiving, inspecting, warehousing, assembling and installing," said K.C. Meleski, CME Vice President of Sales.

With some 12,000 federal workers and an annual budget of about $21 billion, GSA oversees $66 billion in procurement per year while managing approximately 8,700 buildings around the U.S. Its property includes the second largest federal building in the U.S. after the Pentagon.

About CME Corp:

CME Corp is the nation's premier source for healthcare equipment, turnkey logistics, and biomedical services, representing 2 million + products from more than 2,000 manufacturers. with 35+ service centers, our mission is to help healthcare facilities nationwide reduce the total cost of equipment they purchase, make their equipment specification, delivery, installation and disposition processes more efficient, and help them seamlessly launch, renovate, and expand on schedule.

About the General Services Administration:

The General Services Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. government established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. Among other things, GSA supplies products and communications for U.S. government offices and develops government-wide cost-minimizing policies and other management tasks. It contributes to the management of about $500 billion in U.S. federal property.

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