SIOUX FALLS, S.D., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kreisers, Inc. was recently awarded the Next Generation – Medical Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) contract to distribute medical/surgical supplies for The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The Next Generation program, part of the MyVA transformation effort, will improve the acquisition process of surgical supplies and support the VA's ability to deliver timely health care to the nation's Veterans ultimately transforming the VA's supply chain. The contract includes Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee and is valued at $1.2 billion over a 5-year period.
"Kreisers has enjoyed servicing our Veterans for the past 11 years and is honored to be given the opportunity to continue serving our Veterans. Our Veterans deserve nothing but the best and Kreisers is excited to partner with the VA to help improve the care of our Veterans," said Doug Essen, Vice President of Government Sales.
"On behalf of Kreisers' employees, we feel privileged that the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has the confidence in Kreisers to continue servicing our veterans. It has been a special relationship built over many years and we look forward to doing our very best ensuring they have the medical supplies and equipment they need to take care of those who look after our country," said Dave Larson, President/CEO.
About Kreisers, Inc.
In 1905, Frederick Kreiser opened a pharmacy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Since that time, Kreisers has focused on medical/surgical equipment and supplies. Today, Kreisers is a major regional distributor across the upper Midwest offering a complete line of medical equipment and supplies to hospitals, physicians, nursing homes, laboratory and home health providers. Kreisers has six distribution centers strategically located throughout the upper midwest to provide timely, efficient service. Kreisers continues to be operated as a family business, led by the founder's grandson, David Larson. Kreisers offers their customers the strength and stability of proven past performance while leading the way into the future. To learn more, visit: www.kreisers.com.
Corporate contact: Doug Essen
SOURCE Kreisers, Inc.