New Union Cooperative Partners With TopSource LLC to Drive Down Purchasing Costs

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The newly formed Cooperative for Union Services and Products (CUSP) announced its recent partnership with TopSource LLC, a Boston-based sourcing company that assists companies in managing procurement costs across hundreds of indirect products and services. TopSource provides significant savings to an extensive customer base primarily through its aggregated sourcing technique. Supporting multiple industries including grocery chains, convenient stores, drug stores, restaurants, other retailers, wholesalers and cooperative organizations, TopSource can source a breadth of business areas such as professional and operational services, marketing, HR benefits, IT/Telecommunications, transportation, logistics, and more.

Headquartered in Bethesda, the Cooperative for Union Services and Products (CUSP) opened its doors on January 2, 2013. Its sole objective is to drive down costs unions incur every day in representing their members. CUSP members include the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades with plans to expand to other unions and affiliated organizations. CUSP is a brand new organization starting from the ground floor, and selected TopSource as its procurement partner to conduct all of their sourcing work.