Established in 1997, Source1 has developed into the leading purchasing technology and consulting company for the lodging and hospitality sector. From single-location and multi-unit operations to major corporate facilities with centralized buying functions, Souce1 is the partner your company needs to streamline your purchasing and boost your profitability. We work with hospitality management companies, hotels, resorts, casinos, fairs and festivals, colleges and universities to find cost saving solutions, extendable contracts, and more.
Today, as a leading buying group, we have more than $35 billion in network transactions, access to over 350+ manufacturers, 165,000 rebated line items, and more than 60,000 locations. As a marketplace leader and part of the Buyers Edge Platform, our all-inclusive inventory and cost management solutions provide unmatched efficiency.
What began with a promise of substantial cost savings from our buying group model has evolved into a solid bond of trust with our network of customers, suppliers, and partners. The hospitality community has come to value and rely on the experience, integrity, and transparency of Source1 Purchasing procurement company. We are the purchasing consultants that you deserve.
Our [Skilled] Team
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[S1] A Few Words from Source1 President, Sarah Davie and Our Clients
Providing Personalized Procurement with More [Profitable] Results
[ILHA] Navigating the Current Global Supply Chain Challenges
Award Winning [Service]
As a trusted resource for the hotel and lodging industry, we take pride in our customer service. We are driven to continue to represent our mission and are proud to be recognized for our award-winning industry excellence.
Supplier of the Year
2019 - 2020 - 2021
Radisson Hotel Group
Partner of the Year
2019 - 2020 - 2021
Top Purchasing Company
Hotel Management Magazine
2017 Top Purchasing Companies
What Our [Clients] Say
“There are all sorts of GPO’s out there but very few seem to have the tech and support that Source 1 has been able to give us. Product alternatives, compliance, off contract items, it’s right at my fingertips!”
“You are going to get data that you didn’t know even existed before. The entire technology side I believe has completely revolutionized how we can operate as restaurants and hotels in the hospitality business.”
“When you're working with the team at Source1, you're not just a number, you become family. I know at any time, I have Emma's number, I have Artie's number in my cell phone. They don't care even if it's Sunday afternoon, if I send a message, I get a response.”
“Source1 was huge in providing reports and analysis on what we were buying, what items we were using, and maintaining what items we should be keeping an eye on.”
“With Source1, they have been an extension of our team by giving us feedback on a broader view of supply chain, from the manufacturers, to the distributors, to our clients, they give us the tools we need to plan ahead.”
“The beauty of InsideTrack through Source1 is that the software enables you to make business decisions instantaneously. You can also follow the buying habits of each one of your properties. This enables the whole team to see the full story, and pivot when needed.”
“Our Partnership with Source1 and InsideTrack enabled us greater insights into our supply chain challenges and provided cost and velocity analysis between distribution centers that was immediately recognized, and then stabilized to our benefit. The tools that are available through InsideTrack are immensely powerful, intuitive and forward thinking.”
“It is with great enthusiasm that I recommend Source1. A team of customer-centric professionals providing fantastic cost savings and tremendous analytics to guide in the decision making process.”
What is [Buyers Edge] ?
Source1 is a founding member of Buyers Edge Platform – the most powerful data and analytics company that provides insights and technology to the foodservice industry. Buyers Edge Platform leverages $17 Billion of foodservice spend that flows through our network to help hospitality organizations of all sizes uncover savings opportunities, purchasing insights, culinary opportunities, and more. Buyers Edge Platform delivers data on over 1 million unique products that restaurants purchase every day in nearly every market in the country – and thus empowers restaurants to reduce their costs on over 165,000 of those line items. Source1 clients gain access to Buyers Edge Platforms immense scale and unmatched foodservice value.