Published in : The Journal of Healthcare Contracting

Yankee Alliance and The Claflin Company have established an exclusive distribution agreement to provide Yankee Members access to Claflin’s wide range of logistics programs along with enhanced savings opportunities for Yankee aggregated contracts. The agreement, which will continue to add aggregations opportunities, will aim to provide Yankee members with the most aggressive customized contracting options in the industry.

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About Claflin

The Claflin Company is a privately held medical distributor located in Warwick, RI. Considered a pioneer in the adaptation of the now widely accepted Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory techniques to the acute care marketplace, Claflin considers its leadership in Stockless Material Management a core competence and a sustainable competitive advantage. A full-line distributor of medical and surgical products sourced from over 500 regional, national, and international suppliers. We specialize in advanced logistics programs which are custom designed to fit the needs of all healthcare providers throughout the continuum of care.

About Yankee Alliance

Yankee Alliance is a member-driven healthcare group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 18,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. For more information visit  WWW.YANKEEALLIANCE.COM .


For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Chief Administrative Officer, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at  ACAMPBELL@YANKEEALLIANCE.COM .