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FFF Enterprises, Inc

April 27, 2016 14:36 ET

FFF Enterprises Receives Specialty Distributor of the Year Award From Vizient, Inc.

TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - FFF Enterprises, Inc., the nation's most trusted specialty distributor, has been awarded the Specialty Distributor of the Year award from Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country. The award was presented on Tuesday, April 12 at the 2016 Vizient Supplier Summit held in Las Vegas.

"We are humbled to have received Vizient's prestigious Specialty Distributor of the Year award. This acknowledgment exemplifies our continued commitment to Helping Healthcare Care®," says Patrick M. Schmidt, chief executive officer, FFF Enterprises, Inc. "We continue to demonstrate our service excellence in everything we do."

FFF is committed to building a strong foundation by providing support, services and programs to Vizient members. Through our partnerships with top manufacturers, we ensure members have access to a broad selection of products -- from plasma products and generic injectables, to vaccines and specialty pharmaceuticals -- through our BioSupply® online system. We are recognized as a leader in providing influenza vaccines through our MyFluVaccine™ program, which offers a complete product line of influenza vaccines. We maintain a robust influenza vaccine website that includes up-to-date information about product and industry news, availability and other resources that bring value to each member. Our unique and innovative approach through our Verified Inventory-Consignment Program (VIPc™) allows members to potentially attain a cost-minus discount on their consigned products based on inventory turns. Our ongoing commitment to Guaranteed Channel Integrity™ has enabled us to make a smooth transition to meet the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) requirements. Additionally, through our informative website, we provide useful tools such as reference charts, an interactive reimbursement calculator, DSCSA webinars and other educational resources.

"We are pleased to recognize FFF Enterprise's commitment to collaboration and service excellence that helps our members meet their supply chain goals while also delivering exceptional care to the patients they serve," said Pete Allen, executive vice president, sourcing operations for Vizient.

About FFF Enterprises, Inc.

FFF Enterprises is the largest and most trusted distributor of plasma products, vaccines, biosimilars and other specialty pharmaceuticals. Founded in 1988, FFF is now in its 27th year with more than $1 billion in annual sales and a flawless safety track record. FFF has taken a leadership position in regard to supply chain safety and innovation, setting new standards and pioneering industry firsts. FFF's commitment to Guaranteed Channel Integrity™ ensures that products are purchased only from the manufacturer and shipped only to licensed healthcare providers, with additional steps taken to safely store, handle and ship products to ensure patient safety is never compromised. FFF's proprietary systems -- Verified Inventory Program-Consignment (VIPc™), Verified Electronic Pedigree™ and Lot-Track™ -- provide verification of this secure channel, and FFF's MyFluVaccine™ is a revolutionary vaccination program that has added a new level of safety, convenience and reliability to both healthcare providers and patients.

Vizient, Inc. (2016). Vizient, Inc. Recognizes 25 Suppliers and Distributors for Service Excellence [Press release]. Retrieved from http://newsroom.vizientinc.com/press-release/vizient/vizient-inc-recognizes-25-suppliers-and-distributors-service-excellence

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