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Episode 147  |  27:26 min

What is a Group Purchasing Organization?

Episode 147  |  27:26 min  |  08.03.2020

What is a Group Purchasing Organization?

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This is a podcast episode titled, What is a Group Purchasing Organization?. The summary for this episode is: <p>What is a Group Purchasing Organization? How can it benefit procurement in numerous businesses? How does a Group Purchasing Organization fit into your overall procurement strategy? In this episode of <em>Negotiations Ninja,</em> Anthony Clervi joins us to answer these questions and convey the usefulness of a partnership with your business. </p> <p><strong>Anthony Clervi</strong> is the president and CEO of Una. He helps companies of all shapes and sizes save money on indirect products—from office supplies to telecommunications. His goal is to connect with their supplier partners and members in a way that offers value to all parties.</p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li>[2:32] Who Anthony is and what he does</li> <li>[3:35] What is a Group Purchasing Organization?</li> <li>[6:33] What’s been happening in the industry amid the COVID crisis</li> <li>[9:31] The biggest factors that lead to success with supplier-partners</li> <li>[13:33] What’s happening in the group purchasing space</li> <li>[17:08] The general business community is missing out</li> <li>[19:54] How to ascertain what a business needs from the GPO</li> </ul> <h2>Resources & People Mentioned</h2> <ul> <li><a href="https://una.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Una Group Purchasing </a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect with Anthony Clervi</h2> <ul> <li>Anthony’s <a href="https://anthonyclervi.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Website</a></li> <li>Connect on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonyclervi/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow on <a href="https://twitter.com/aclervi" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect With Mark</h2> <ul> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja on Twitter: <a href= "https://twitter.com/NegotiationPod" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> <li>Connect with Mark <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/markraffan/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Follow Negotiations Ninja <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/company/negotiations-ninja-podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener">on LinkedIn</a></li> <li>Connect on Instagram: <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/negotiationpod/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">@NegotiationPod</a></li> </ul> <p><a href="https://plinkhq.com/i/1300435924" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja</strong></a></p>

What is a Group Purchasing Organization? How can it benefit procurement in numerous businesses? How does a Group Purchasing Organization fit into your overall procurement strategy? In this episode of Negotiations Ninja, Anthony Clervi joins us to answer these questions and convey the usefulness of a partnership with your business. 

Anthony Clervi is the president and CEO of Una. He helps companies of all shapes and sizes save money on indirect products—from office supplies to telecommunications. His goal is to connect with their supplier partners and members in a way that offers value to all parties.

Outline of This Episode

  • [2:32] Who Anthony is and what he does
  • [3:35] What is a Group Purchasing Organization?
  • [6:33] What’s been happening in the industry amid the COVID crisis
  • [9:31] The biggest factors that lead to success with supplier-partners
  • [13:33] What’s happening in the group purchasing space
  • [17:08] The general business community is missing out
  • [19:54] How to ascertain what a business needs from the GPO

Resources & People Mentioned

Connect with Anthony Clervi

Connect With Mark

Subscribe to Negotiations Ninja

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