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Source1 Purchasing & Buyers Edge Platform | New Home in Lake Worth Beach, FL

Source1 Purchasing, a founding member of the Buyers Edge Platform that focuses on the hospitality industry, moved its employees to the EcoCentre and celebrated its Grand Opening with an Earth Day inspired ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 22, 2019.

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As a Founding Member of Buyers Edge Platform, Source1 Purchasing Adds Value to its Members

Dining Alliance recently launched a Game Changing GPO, Buyers Edge Platform, and announced its partnership with Sodexo Affiliate Entegra Procurement Services

September 13, 2018 Lake Worth Beach, FL – Source1 Purchasing, a leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) joins Dining Alliance, Consolidated Concepts, Buyers Edge Purchasing, Sundell & Associates, RP Procurement, FoodBAM and Fresh Concepts as a Buyers Edge Platform founding member.

With over $7 billion in combined purchasing power, the Buyers Edge Platform is now the largest GPO serving the hospitality industry. The company works directly with over 45,000 customer locations and possesses the affluency needed to negotiate contracts for food, beverage, and operating supplies. They also acquire profitable deals for their operators.

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This was demonstrated by the recently signed agreement with Entegra Procurement services. The agreement with Entegra provides operators access to the extensive Entegra portfolio of supplier agreements, while having access to the direct supplier and manufacturer agreements available through the platform provides them with unprecedented flexibility and value.

Source1 Purchasing’s affiliation with Buyers Edge Platform strengthens its overall commitment to client service and adds tremendous capabilities to its service offerings, including:

  • Competitive, value-driven contracts on behalf of its operators
  • Robust technology solutions that provide data management, contract management and analytics
  • Flexibility in choice of supplier contracts and distributors
  • Access to resources and collaboration across the Buyers Edge Platform affiliates
  • Purchasing data transparency and program compliance
  • Dedicated Program Development Manager to optimize procurement programs

John Davie, CEO of Dining Alliance and Buyers Edge Platform, started pursuing his vision for the company 20 years ago. Upon completing the largest and most dynamic GPO services contract ever written, John commented, “This Platform reflects a comprehensive strategy that was designed in the best interest of our client members and strategic partners. My vision going forward is for the Buyers Edge Platform to be the most open, flexible and transparent purchasing platform in the industry.”

Scott Hoffmire, Founder & President of Source1 Purchasing added, “We, as an organization are thrilled to be part of this newly formed purchasing platform. Having worked in purchasing within the hospitality industry for over 30 years, it’s gratifying to be part of this game changing initiative, which is being driven by a true visionary. To be in a position to offer our customers the most competitive and value-added services available in the marketplace today is truly heartwarming.”

About Source1 Purchasing
Source1 Purchasing is a Group Purchasing Organization and an affiliate of the Buyers Edge Platform. Founded in 1997, Source1 Purchasing provides customized group buying and procurement programs for operations of all sizes, from single-location to multi-unit operations to major corporate facilities with centralized buying functions. Today, Source1 Purchasing has more than $7 billion in purchasing power and offers customers access to over 750 high-quality suppliers and 9,000 products. Learn more at, or call 888.411.9987.

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One Day Can Change Your Whole Life

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#Jim Northcutt (5th from left, top row) and Jason Blair (far right, top row) say YES to GLOBAL WELLNESS DAY!

With the slogan “One day can change your whole life,” Global Wellness Day is celebrated on the second Saturday of June every year as an international day. Global Wellness Day is an entirely not-for-profit day, a social project dedicated to living well. The purpose is to ask, even for just one day, “How can I live a healthier and better life?”

On June 8, 2018, the Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (MBHA), invited the hospitality industry to join them in celebrating Global Wellness Day. Representatives from Source1 Purchasing were happy to attend the festivities at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida.

Click here to watch more of the healthy activities!

Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA) members include more than 180 hotels and 250 allied businesses located across Miami-Dade County. They advocate members’ interests through active involvement in local, state and national issues. Their calendar of events includes monthly hotelier’s breakfast series, monthly networkers and industry luncheons featuring the top leaders in our industry to share  business trends.



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Source1 Purchasing Launches New Website to Meet Evolving Procurement Needs

Source1 Purchasing holds the number two spot for “All Client Purchasing,” including hotels, during the 2016 calendar year. This, in effect, means that Source1 Purchasing holds more total purchasing power than all but one of the feature purchasing companies.

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Thank You Corporate Caterers

Thank you Corporate Caterers for visiting our Florida office and catering lunch for the Source1 Purchasing team!

Featured from left to right, Dennis McGinley, Co-Owner of Corporate Caterers; Santiago Arango, Program Development Manager at Source1 Purchasing; Elda McGinley, Co-Owner of Corporate Caterers; Sharon Wallace, Business Development Manager at Source1 Purchasing; Vicky Rivadeneira, Operations Manager at Corporate Caterers and Bill Maher, Sales & Marketing VP at Source1 Purchasing.

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Source1 Purchasing to Attend and Sponsor 2018 Radisson Hotel Group Americas Business Conference

Source1 Purchasing holds the number two spot for “All Client Purchasing,” including hotels, during the 2016 calendar year. This, in effect, means that Source1 Purchasing holds more total purchasing power than all but one of the feature purchasing companies.

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Source1 Purchasing Named Top Purchasing Company in 2017 Hotel Management Survey

Source1 Purchasing holds the number two spot for “All Client Purchasing,” including hotels, during the 2016 calendar year. This, in effect, means that Source1 Purchasing holds more total purchasing power than all but one of the feature purchasing companies.

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Source1 Purchasing Employees Volunteer with Feeding South Florida’s “Mobile Food Pantry”

The team volunteered their time to package vegetables and hand out various food items for individuals to take home for their families. This event was part of the company’s continuing support for Feeding South Florida (FSF) and Feeding America.

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Source1 Purchasing Helps Kick off the 2017 School Year in Delray Beach, Florida

Source1 Purchasing was proud to sponsor this year’s “Celebration of Education Breakfast” in conjunction with Office Depot, in Delray Beach, Florida.

Ranking in Inc 5000
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Source1 Purchasing Becomes Part of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – The Inc. 5000

With 3-year revenue growth reaching an outstanding 239%, Source1 Purchasing is honored to rank in the top one-third of the Inc. 5000 (position 1580).