VGM CLUB CHANGES NAME TO CLUBPROCURE
New name highlights enhanced presence within food category
Waterloo, IA, – VGM Club, a group purchasing organization serving the private club & golf course industry since 1994, announced today it is changing its corporate name to ClubProcure. The name change follows the company’s recent merger with Compass Group U.S.A’s Foodbuy division, North America’s leading procurement services organization.
“The name ClubProcure explains precisely who we are here to serve, and how we are here to help,” said Tony Beuter, President of ClubProcure. “Our company has always offered great programs and services to superintendents and club managers and now, as a division of Foodbuy, we will offer even more resources and benefits for club chefs and food and beverage managers.”
Along with the name change and the heightened contract offerings for customers, the company also announced an enhanced membership benefit called OneSource, which is a cloud-based purchasing software.
“The ClubProcure name is an exciting way for us to announce our latest offerings moving forward,” said Cam Schultz, Vice President of Marketing for ClubProcure. “The eProcurement platform empowers users to streamline purchasing activities and drive efficiencies. Our team is looking forward to showing clubs the advantages of this technology and the additional benefits it will provide.”
Established in 1994, ClubProcure is the nation’s leading group purchasing organization for the private club and golf course industry. ClubProcure provides volume discounts and allowances and other incentives from over 450 supplier partners to their membership community of nearly 4,000 private clubs and golf courses nationwide. Formerly known as VGM Club, ClubProcure is now a subsidiary of Foodbuy the largest foodservice procurement organization in North America. For more information, please visit www.clubprocure.com.
About Foodbuy, LLC
Foodbuy, LLC is the largest foodservice procurement and supply chain solutions organization in North America and the sole sourcing partner for their parent company, Compass Group North America. Foodbuy manages more than $20 billion in purchase volume, giving them an industry-leading edge when negotiating contracts for Compass Group and Foodbuy Members. Foodbuy’s focus is on procurement; they provide a unique blend of purchasing savvy, product expertise, proven strategic processes and data analytics that integrates sourcing, category development, and distribution. Foodbuy’s business model, sustainability initiatives, and commitment to supplier diversity gives them a substantial competitive advantage. The value that they deliver to their customers has led to their significant growth, making Foodbuy the largest, yet most collaborative procurement organization in the United States. For more information, please visit www.foodbuy.com.
Cameron Schultz, VP Marketing