United To Make Your Business More Profitable


The United Group

The United Group® (TUG) is a 100% Member-owned, nationwide sales and group purchasing organization (GPO) for independent B2B distributors in 5 distinct market segments.  Through our affiliation with several other purchasing groups, we leverage the buying power of over 1600 companies to offer our members quality products, competitive prices, and rebate & rewards incentive programs from over 220 preferred suppliers.

Multiple Market Segments

TUG offers preferred supplier programs across several market segments to include:  Food Service, Janitorial/Sanitary, Industrial Packaging, Safety and Services. The extensive product breadth, depth, and geographic coverage available through our preferred supplier partners, provides TUG members and our affiliates with a cost-competitive and service advantage in the markets that they serve.

Advanced B2B Technology

TUG invests strongly in productivity enhancing business-to-business (b2b) processes and technology to make it easier and more cost effective for our members to obtain purchasing, billing, and rebate earnings data electronically from preferred suppliers and TUG headquarters.  On demand cloud access to critical decision-making data will soon be available through the new TUG Portal providing a business dashboard, data report generation, and data analysis capabilities.