Tufts University Contract Moves Avendra to Higher Education

February 2009
FoodService Director;2/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports that based Avendra has expanded its procurement services to Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, its first higher education account. According to Director of Dining Services Patti Klos, the contract started in summer 2008 and has already been successful for her department. Particular focus is given to the difference between the company and a traditional group purchasing organization (GPO) in terms of contract requirements.


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