Biocom officially announced that the highly anticipated 2016 Lab Supply Distribution contract has been awarded to Thermo Fisher Scientific after a rigorous, 18-month member driven RFP process. RFP respondents were challenged to go above and beyond to address the evolving needs of the Biocom membership and deliver an exclusive offering focused on articulating the value of global success. The winning contract from Thermo Fisher Scientific delivers an unparalleled breadth of services, globally competitive pricing and the lowest overall cost of doing business.
Thermo Fisher Scientific took a strategic pulse of the market and responded to the Biocom contract opportunity by delivering unprecedented value in all life science verticals. As the world leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific was uniquely equipped to answer this bid by bringing together the collective strength of its overall portfolio of business solutions. Through executive level buy-in, they were able to create a comprehensive contract unlike anything currently in the marketplace that is exclusive to Biocom members.
This was the most robust and carefully managed RFP process the industry has ever seen. We assembled a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, lab managers, supply chain specialists, financial advisors and executive leaders to collaborate in a vetting process that involved over 5,000,000 data points and 35,000 pages of information.
Leveraging the purchasing power of nearly 800 members, Biocom Purchasing Group is providing access to a comprehensive portfolio of core research solutions that best support our life science industry. Biocom members will now have a competitive advantage in the global marketplace because of exclusive terms, conditions, pricing and incentives. As our industry evolves, partnering with the leader in scientific technology and innovation is critical to accelerating life science success.
What can you expect from this new program?
- Aggressive market-based pricing and category discounts
- The most extensive offering of products and services under one umbrella
- Attractive participation incentives including Fisher Scientific franchised products and life science products
- Dedicated team of sales and customer service professionals to serve Biocom members
- Lowest total cost of acquisition