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Extinguish Risks of Ransomware Attacks from Spreading Like Wildfire

November 30, 2022 / by Ricoh posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Business Products & Solutions, Information Technology, gpo

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Ransomware and an office fire are a lot alike. And protecting against a ransomware attack is a lot like fire-proofing your office. In this blog, you will learn about potential gaps in your system's ransomware safeguards, and how Ricoh can help members of OMNIA Partners fill these gaps and enhance their network security through RansomCare services.

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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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A Confluence of Factors Has Changed Hiring, Potentially Forever

November 15, 2022 / by Sterling posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo, Background Screening

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We know hiring has changed - probably forever. But why?

We're reminded daily that the way people want to work has taken a dramatic turn. Thanks to more remote work options, the rise of the gig economy and contingent work opportunities, and the after-effects of pandemic-driven disruption, workers across the world have been re-evaluating how, where, and when they want to work. In addition, because many workers have more employment choices than ever before, organizations in all industries and regions have been facing a variety of hiring challenges.

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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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3 Steps to Realizing ROI Through Creative Production

October 18, 2022 / by Indicia Worldwide, a Konica Minolta company posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Marketing Services, Procurement, gpo

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To be successful with a digital marketing strategy, today’s businesses need an integrated marketing approach that brings together a spectrum of capabilities to effectively reach customers and grow revenue. In this blog, we tell you what you need to know about creative production to deliver relevant marketing messages to the consumer in multiple channels, at speed and scale. 

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Aligning Travel with New Initiatives to Keep a Seat at the Table

October 4, 2022 / by Enterprise Holdings posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Car Rental, Travel Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Business disruptions due to the global pandemic over the last two years fundamentally altered business travel while also elevating the role and visibility of travel managers within their organizations. Faced with advising senior leadership about employee safety regarding domestic and international environment in a time of rapidly changing guidance and restrictions, many travel managers were called to the decision-making table for the first time to provide strategic input on how travel could support organizational goals.


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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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Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements: A Balancing Act For Even The Most Seasoned Procurement Professionals

September 29, 2022 / by Tradition Energy posted in Energy Management, Procurement

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Several aspects of energy agreements can easily trip up even the most seasoned procurement professionals. Unless you are aware of some key terms and slight verbiage adjustments that can drastically affect the price you pay on your bill, you could walk away thinking you secured a good deal – when the agreement tilts in the supplier's favor.

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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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