Consolidating districts in the upper mid west

Mayo Clinic, in conjunction with Vizient resources, provides sourcing and contracting services to the Upper Midwest Consolidated Service Center, LLC (UMCSC).

Suppliers are requested to work with the UMCSC staff and Mayo Sourcing and Contracting team on all membership contractual opportunities and refrain from pursuing individual site-based agreements.

The Upper Midwest, or the North, is a region in the northern portion of the U. The National Weather Service defines its Upper Midwest as the states of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

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And the decline of district dairy is a long—and some say inevitable—trend.Mayo Clinic Sourcing and Contracting is the UMCSC contracting service provider.Contact Steve Krumenauer at [email protected] (952) 837-4766 for more information about the UMCSC and membership. The inability of local dairy farmers to fully supply Wisconsin's cheesemakers last year is a symptom of what many consider a crisis in the Midwest dairy industry. In order to reach production goals, Wisconsin cheese producers were forced to ship in milk from as far away as Texas.