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Operational Effectiveness Webinar Series, Number 2: Introducing The Buying Networks - Shared screen with speaker view
Barry Mael
38:58
please send any questions to the chat box
JTZ
39:31
What kind of insurances?
manager
40:05
I have already become a member, and have emailed several bills for price comparison. How long does is the turn around time for a response?
manager
41:21
We rent our copy machine, is that an item we can save on also?
manager
44:10
Great to know! I will work with our bookkeeper to get all our invoices to compare.
DJagoda
44:34
Why do we need to provide our invoices? Why can't we just get a quote and make our own comparison?
manager
45:50
We are located in Florida. I assume your vendor partners are nationwide to avoid shipping costs?
manager
49:16
We are a small organization, and our typical go to is Amazon for everyday needs. How do you compare?
janetkirschner
57:07
What payroll service do you use? We use Paychex.
The Buying Networks Customer Service
57:42
We use NetChex! If you want a quote there, let us know how many employees you have.
The Buying Networks Customer Service
58:35
If you are a member of The Buying Networks already, we can have them reach out directly to you.
manager
58:41
Regarding the payroll service, is there a minimum number of employees that could benefit?
janetkirschner
58:51
we have 8 employees
DJagoda
59:06
Can this powerpoint presentation be made available in a printable format after this webinar?
The Buying Networks Customer Service
59:50
Not that I'm aware. It depends on your situation. There is no minimum on our end, only different contacts handle based on size so that is why we ask how many employees.
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:01:18
https://thebuyingnetworks.net/USCJCustomerService@TheBuyingNetworks.net
manager
01:01:58
Once an account has been established and a vendor account has been used, would I go straight to the vendor or always go thru the Buying Network?
manager
01:03:39
So the free shipping varies by vendor? or the $50 minimum across the board?
Bob Margolies
01:03:43
very interested in savings and would like to "attack" big expense areas first … food and gas & electric … located in NYC suburb … more on this please
DJagoda
01:03:45
What is turnaround time between order and delivery on office supplies such as paper and labels?
boiney’s iPad
01:04:48
Do you need to send a sample invoice for every category you are interested to get signed up with each vendor?
janetkirschner
01:06:02
Can you offer assistance on Pitney-bowes postage machine lease?
manager
01:11:10
Thanks everyone! Sounds like a great program! I am sure we will be taking advantage of all your hard work negotiating!
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:11:15
Electric and Natural Gas: Generally aim to quote out in the shoulder months (spring/fall)Propane: Sign up anytime, you may wish to have fixed rates in the summer when prices usually are lowest.
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:11:34
Great! We look forward to working with you.
director
01:12:32
Is this on the USCJ website
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:12:49
The USCJ site should have a link to this.
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:14:09
Here you go: https://uscj.org/leadership/cost-savings
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:14:36
Or directly on our site:https://thebuyingnetworks.net/USCJCustomerService@TheBuyingNetworks.net
Nancy Simmons
01:15:54
Thank you!
The Buying Networks Customer Service
01:16:04
Joining (free, no obligation) is the recommended first step.