Future-ready Your Pharmacy

The pharmacy industry is constantly changing, from new technology to emerging products, from legislative debates to innovative services. Keeping up with the clinical changes is hard enough, how does an owner keep up with the changes affecting their business, their livelihood, and their commitment to their community?

Successful independent pharmacy owners rely on Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC) to be their partner in their journey, to be their rock to lean on when the going gets tough and help them be future-ready for what’s next, because we all need someone to look around the corner first.

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Starting a 
New Pharmacy

Making the right decision up front can be daunting. Aligning yourself with the buying power of the largest buying group can get you started on the right financial path.

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Improve Operations and Get Back Time

Time is money. We believe you deserve to trust your buying group and secondary wholesalers to be looking out for you and your best interests.

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Build Wealth and Create a Legacy

After years in the business you understand the complexity of the industry. Partner with someone who sees your dream, knows your dream and feels your dream.

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Your secondary pharmacy wholesaler is critical to your success.

Reasons our 7,000+ customers choose IPC:

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Access to Brands
and Generics

Competitive Prices


Free Shipping with
Low Minimums

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Easy Online

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Digital Health

Leading Independent Pharmacy into the Future!

For over 40 years IPC has been committed to the success of independent pharmacies just like yours. With each of our buying group members we help them take control of their business to create a more predictable path to success.

One critical path we are offering our members in 2024 is to future-ready your pharmacy with Digital Health, powered by IPC.

Engage With IPC

Choose the Right Path for Your Business Needs

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Become a Warehouse Customer

Purchasing from the Independent Pharmacy Cooperative warehouse is quick and easy, regardless of your primary wholesaler. Our location in Wisconsin guarantees timely delivery of your orders.

  • Choose from a wide selection of Brand Rx, rare as a secondary drug wholesaler.

  • Unlock big savings on Brand Rx with Warehouse Edge purchasing tool.

  • Access to 2700+ competitively-priced Generic Rx items.

  • Join for free.

Join the Cooperative

When you’re a member of the nation’s largest group purchasing organization (GPO) in the industry, you buy from yourself. This is a highly unique business model that benefits you, the owner.

  • We return 100% of our profits to you.

  • We return 100% of the McKesson rebates you earn.

  • You save on drugs thanks to our buying power with our wholesaler.

  • We provide ongoing oversight of our wholesaler.

  • We are not run by Wall Street. IPC’s Board of Directors are independent pharmacy owners, like you.

  • You pay a low monthly $50 membership fee.

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative Programs

Buy Generic, Save on Brand You’ve got the EDGE with IPC

Comprehensive Backup Contract with Access to Over 8,300 Products

IPC SecureLink

Your Complete DSCSA Compliance Solution

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Access to Discounts and Specials from 30+ Vendors

OTC Advantage

Access to 1100+ OTC/General
Merchandise products

Pharmacy Services

IPC’s Pharmacy Services team supports Cooperative Members by working with them to identify and implement clinical programs. Through education, consultation, and advocacy, the Pharmacy Services team cultivates an economic environment that promotes independent pharmacy ownership.

Government Relations

Our Government Relations team actively advocates for pro-independent pharmacy legislation in legislatures across all 50 states and at our Nation’s Capitol. We monitor as many as 500 pharmacy bills each year and regularly mobilize our members to pass key legislation and public policies. 

Ready to Join IPC?

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative is uniquely positioned to serve you as a Cooperative or secondary pharmaceutical wholesaler. No matter your business needs, we are here for you.

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