What is a Group Purchasing Organization?

A group purchasing organization (GPO) combines the purchasing power of collective businesses to leverage better pricing, service levels, and account representation from suppliers. Leveraging a GPO increases your buying power and simplifies your buying process. The wide-reaching network of a GPO is challenging for an individual procurement professional to match. 

A GPO allows the spend from various industries to combine and increase buying power. That way when you partner with a GPO and utilize GPO contracts, private enterprises can gain more spend under management and transform their supply chain.

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The Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) Model? (video)
WHAT IS A GPO?

Watch to learn why leveraging a GPO model is critical to the supply chain, what our unique sourcing approach is and how a group purchasing organization can benefit your business.

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Group Purchasing Organization Benefits Explained
GPO BENEFITS

How do group purchasing organizations benefit members and add value beyond cost savings? Explore the benefits of group purchasing organization membership.

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What is a GPO & other FAQs answered
GPO 101: FAQS

We compiled the most common and frequently asked questions about buying groups and answered them - all in one convenient spot. Learn about group purchasing organizations.

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How You'll Benefit From a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

FREE GUIDE: Strategically Manage Spend & Increase Speed to Savings

Group purchasing organizations can narrow the scope of priorities for procurement as they take on and deliver on the most important value drivers. In our guide, “Reshaping the Future of Purchasing,” you’ll discover the benefits and value-added drivers that you'll gain through GPO membership:

  • Greater savings, more quickly and for longer
  • Reduced risk
  • Streamlined and cost-effective procurement
  • Products and services for optimized supply chain management

 

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