Christian Supply Chain Buying Group (CSCBG) helps organisations save time, money and resource
Our membership includes:
- Christian Residential Network (CRNet) members
- C of E Schools
- Bible Colleges
- Care Homes & Hospices
- Community Groups
- Conference Centres
- Indoor & Outdoor Activity Centres
- Membership is also open to organisations outside the Christian Sector
It is a requirement of those intending to become members of CSC Buying Group that they conduct their business and personal affairs in an ethical manner, such that their actions will not adversely affect the reputation of CSC Buying Group as a Christian ministry, nor discredit the greater Christian Community. CSC Buying Group Members shall not be in opposition to the Christian Residential Network (CRNet) Statement of Faith.
CSCBG only works with suppliers which are socially and environmentally responsible and which have sustainability and responsible business policies in place.
Membership is FREE
When we say free, we mean it! When your organisation joins CSC Buying Group there are:
• No joining fees
• No ongoing membership fees
• No minimum purchase criteria
• Absolutely no hidden costs
What difference would £5k, £20k, £42k or more make to your God given mission?
Many Christian organisations are struggling to balance their budgets and often spend hours shopping around for the right suppliers at the best price or dont have time to review current contracts and experience cost creep.
At Christian Supply Chain we negotiate special pricing or discounts with a range of preferred suppliers often secured over a longer period to enable you to save time, money and resource so you have more to invest in your ministry and its free to join and use our suppliers.
Examples of member savings
- Sizewell Hall saved £2,500 on their Telecoms renewal
- Christian Witness to Israel saved 43% on their office products
Whatever type of organisation you are, our mission is to help you reduce your overhead costs so you can release funds for your God given ministry, we pray God's blessing on all you do
Why join Christian Supply Chain?
- Pricing secured for a longer period
- Purchase directly from our preferred supplier partners
- Service agreements to ensure you are provided good customer service
- Member support to resolve issues with suppliers on your behalf
- Email us a brief and we can obtain 2-3 quotes
- Invoice validation of any ongoing purchase
- Supporting the Christian residential sector through creating bursaries for children
- Networking with over 500+ Christian organisations
- We continually pray for your ministry
- Help you invest more time, money and resource in your God given ministry
How does it work?
Step 1 - Sign up for free by clicking the 'Register' button (above)
Step 2 - Once we have activated your account usually within 24 hrs you access the members area where you can view the pre-negotiated prices and discounts from each of our suppliers
Step 3 - Click on the red 'Use this supplier’ button. This will bring you to ‘Request more information’ form where you can put in your details and what you are looking form. Once submitted, we will put you in touch with the Account Manager for the supplier(s) of which you are interested, so that you can discuss your requirements, receive a quote for any specific items with the special pricing for CSCBG members.
Step 4 - You purchase and are invoiced directly by our suppliers
Step 5 - Enjoy the savings! Tell your friends at other Christian organisations about us!
Note - if you already have an account with one of our suppliers - just send us your account number and we can transfer it to the buying group terms
If you have a requirement for more specific savings across a number of suppliers see our cost reduction page and ask us about our procurement audit and report.
Available to CSCBG members and staff ONLY
Screwfix - Special discount off all purchases including promotional lines
B+Q TradePoint - 10% Discount when you use the TradePoint card at the till (excludes gift cards, clearance)
Click here to apply.
Membership is Free
- No joining fees
- No ongoing membership fees
- No minimum purchase criteria
- Absolutely no hidden costs
Think you might be paying too much?
Want to reduce your expenditure or cut costs? Want to check you are buying well? We provide a *FREE audit and bench marking service. Send us 2 or 3 copy invoices from each of your current suppliers and we will do the comparison against our preferred supplier list.
*Small charge may apply depending on the scale and size of the audit. See here for more information
How does it Work?
Once you have joined CSC, you'll have direct access to our great buying group discounts, deals and pricing from our pre-qualified and tendered suppliers
Or let's sit down together and work through how Christian Supply Chain can help your organisation save as much as possible.
It is a requirement of those intending to become members of CSC Buying Group, that they conduct their business and personal affairs in an ethical manner such that their actions will not adversely affect the reputation of CSC Buying Group as a Christian ministry nor discredit the greater Christian Community. CSC Buying Group Members shall not be in opposition to the CCI UK Statement of Faith.
Applications for new members will only be accepted based on above criteria.