Buying Groups - Dedicated to Best in Class Pricing & Products
As a customer of United Drug, you have the opportunity to be part of one of our tailored buying groups - the largest buying groups in Ireland with best in class pricing and products and no risk for you having to relinquish your independence.
Pharma Le Chéile - is a choice based buying group which has been serving the Irish Pharmacy Community for over a decade.
With over 1,500 quality products, we have exclusive deals on a mix of OTC, branded, generic, and cold chain products available to you.
Pharmax/ARC - is a compliance based buying group which puts the interest of independent pharmacy owners at its core.
Pharmax is a pharmacist led and pharmacist devised procurement platform offering Pharmax brokered products to independent pharmacies in an efficient manner through partnerships with Irelands key manufacturers, suppliers and supply chain experts.With our buying groups, we are dedicated to providing our valued customers with the best customer experience on the market. We work on behalf of our members, offering all the support and expertise that comes with being part of United Drug, the largest national wholesaler, alongside the significant savings that being part of our buying groups can bring.
- Improved margin
with competitive pricing available to customers.
- Saves you time
offering the best available broker deal instantly.
- Full Transparency
available with net pricing visible on website
- Consistency & Security
in supply chain.
- Easy to use
system operating in the background - freeing up your time to focus on driving your business.
Continuously Enhancing Our Offering
Benefits to joining our Buying Groups
We spend our time negotiating the best prices on your behalf so you can spend more time with your customers, free from the stresses of stock buying.
Members of our buying groups enjoy savings on OTC. Ethical and Generic Lines and also receive exclusive deals on services to enhance their Pharmacy.
We pass on the entire discount we receive directly to members – no saving is held back. Members can readily and easily see the benefits in every transaction.
Pharma Le Chéile delivers the best products at the best prices and delivers up to 11 times weekly. We will continue to provide a service of the highest standards.
for a minimal fee you enjoy increased buying power and you order exactly as before but save more – simple!
Dedicated Customer Care Team
Every year our Customer Care team handle over 20,000 calls from pharmacies. They are always ready to assist with your queries and have extensive experience in advising and supporting pharmacies on their every day needs.
As a valued customer, we are dedicated to giving you more, and we are continuously expanding our list of exclusive service oﬀerings.
Our dedicated customer portals gives you 24/7 digital access access to products, pricing and exclusive offers for both Pharma Le Cheile and Pharmax. We also provide our customers with added value business support through market insights, featured content on health and wellbeing.
Understanding Whats Right For You!
If you would like to learn more about joining either Pharma Le Cheile or Pharmax, please get in touch with our support teams.
E: email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
T: 01 463 7311 (Pharma Le Cheile) | 01-5242425 (Pharmax)
Speak to our Business Development Manager Adrian O'Sullivan:
T: (087) 152 1023
24/7 Customer Access
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As part of United Drug Wholesale mission to support our retail partners, our team have developed a customer ordering portal to give24/7, always on access to the full portfolio of our wholesale brands. Whether you want to shop by brand, category or division we have designed the site to allow you shop or browse as you would like.
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By combining the vast range of local buying options with the support of McKesson’s Global scale, United Drug secures competitive pricing on high volume medications for supply to individual pharmacy customers.