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Building Resistance & Mitigating Risk with a GPO 

January 18, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Procurement teams are managing a diverse range of spend categories. Industry insiders say many are missing out on opportunities in those undermanaged spend categories and as a result, increasing risk.  

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How a GPO Can Mitigate Your Risks in Undermanaged Spend Categories

January 4, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo, Industrial Supplies & MRO, Freight & Logistics

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As we envision a post-pandemic world, leaders find themselves challenged with ongoing global supply chain disruptions, increased market volatility, and a labor shortage. Meanwhile, conscious consumerism and the need for more resilient and sustainable supply chains have widened the procurement agenda as organizations look to procurement and supply chain leaders to drive sustainability, innovation, and digitization. Despite the upheaval, leaders must continue to deliver on cost savings and improvements. 

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Optimize Your Indirect Spend by Leveraging Group Purchasing

November 16, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo, Financial Services

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Businesses nationwide are making indirect spend a key strategic priority for cost reduction. In order to fully understand indirect spend and how it impacts your organizations efficiency and bottom line, you need to understand what all factors into it. Indirect spend is the costs associated with purchasing goods or services that in the end don’t factor into the solution your organization provides. These are items such as office supplies, travel expenses, fulfillment orders, maintenance costs, food and beverage, etc.

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Large Broadcasting Group Utilizes Group Purchasing to Complete Major Project

October 19, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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It’s no secret that any company’s goal is to save money. When you’re dealing with different situations that require a variety of resources, the costs add up quickly! Sinclair Broadcast Group ran into this while looking to purchase merchandise for their companies rebrand. They began looking at their options, but quickly realized the massive amount of product inventory might pose a challenge to their procurement team.  

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Part 2: Maximize Your Purchasing Strategy with These GPO Category Offerings

October 13, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Manufacturing, IT & Telecom, Freight & Logistics

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Most procurement teams, or designated purchasing professionals, are tasked with managing several different departments’ needs. There is no way you can be an expert on everything, and that is why we are here to help! 

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The Top Five Myths about Buying Groups

September 30, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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There are plenty of misconceptions about what joining a buying group is like. These misconceptions often mislead organizations and dissuade them from leveraging the benefits buying groups (or group purchasing organizations) can provide.

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Deep Dive: Modern GPO vs. Traditional GPO

September 19, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Did you know all group purchasing organizations (GPOs) are similar, but not exactly the same? At the core, GPOs are all united in wanting to help your organization succeed by saving time, money and resources, but some offer more extensive benefits.

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Part 1: Streamline Your Procurement Process with These GPO Category Offerings

September 1, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Travel Management, Procurement, gpo, Financial Services, Travel

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It isn’t uncommon for procurement to have to purchase for several different departments within an organization. It’s hard to be an expert in all of the different product and service offerings available and also fully understand what your stakeholders need to be successful. 

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Purchasing Structures 101: Decentralized, Centralized & Coordinated

August 19, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Choosing the right purchasing structure for your organization isn’t an easy, quick decision. It's important to look at all of your options and weigh the pros and cons. You may even find that a combination of two types is best suited for you and your organization. 

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