HBG Partners with Buyers Edge, $7 Billion in buying power


HBG Purchasing Solutions Partners with Buyers Edge Platform to Offer Rebates, Savings and Reporting Solutions.

(Greer, SC) HBG Purchasing Solutions, a provider of restaurant supply chain management solutions announced today that it has partnered with Consolidated Concepts, a founding member of the Buyers Edge Platform to offer an expanded suite of services and contracts to its growing list of restaurant clients.

HBG clients, including The Charleston Crab House, Oyster House, Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub, Five Loaves Café and Sesame Burgers & Beer, will now benefit from Buyers Edge Platform's $7 Billion in buying power and 350+ manufacturer contracts to earn rebates and save money on food and non-food items that they purchase every day. HBG will have now have access to over 165,000 rebates and 45,000 deviated prices to offer their members. 

"This partnership is a game-changer for HBG and our clients," said Jeff Phillips, HBG Founder and President

Furthermore, HBG clients will have access to Buyers Edge Platform's reporting software, which allows operators to view purchasing data in a variety of helpful reports. These reports offer price trend analysis, location-level detail, price discrepancy analysis, and a sortable data broken down by category, time period, location, or vendor. "This partnership is a game-changer for HBG and our clients," said Jeff Phillips, HBG Founder and President. "HBG strives to always offer our clients solutions that drive time and money back to their operations. We are thrilled to offer a new expanded suite of services that will help both our old and new clients remain successful," he added.

"The Buyers Edge Platform was designed such that our services and contracts could be leveraged by consultants, GPO partners and restaurant service providers," said John Davie, Buyers Edge Platform's Founder and CEO. "HBG's mission, vision and values fall directly in-line with what Buyers Edge Platform is all about - they are focused on leveraging data and buying power to ensure the success of independent operators."

About HBG Purchasing Solutions: HBG Purchasing Solutions is a consulting organization focusing on the foodservice procurement business for smaller independent restaurant chains primarily in the southeast. HBG brings expertise with over 100 years of experience in contract negations, broadline distribution, category management, product sourcing and market insights. Their clients use them for a variety of services to bring value and time to their business which allows them to focus on growth.

About Consolidated Concepts: Consolidated Concepts is a consulting and group purchasing organization for emerging restaurant chains. Consolidated Concepts brings buying power, category specialists and broadline/negotiation expertise to multi-unit restaurants. Clients utilize Consolidated Concepts’ contracts, partners, experts and technology to reduce costs, improve quality, streamline the supply chain and gain valuable business insights.

About Buyers Edge Platform: Buyers Edge Platform represents a network of companies and 45,000 operator locations. It extends its technology solutions, partnerships, and contracts to its members empowering them to improve their client service offerings by leveraging the Platform’s $7 Billion in volume, resources and collective scale. Buyers Edge Platform members include Dining Alliance, Consolidated Concepts, Buyers Edge Purchasing, Axis Purchasing, Sundell and Associates, RP Procurement, FoodBAM, Source1 Purchasing, Fresh Concepts and other member GPOs and consulting companies.