TPDgroup puts the power of leverage in the hands of all kinds of businesses.  Our diverse group of members covers many different industries.  We have established strong, committed relationships with suppliers that provide everything from corrugated supplies to uniforms and merchant services.

Our industry experts identify the optimal cost-saving relationships for each member.  Whether your organization engages in manufacturing or professional services, our experts will find opportunities to improve your processes and save money!

Metal Fabricator Finds Major Savings In Non-Strategic Spend Categories
TPDgroup helped a $6 million global manufacturer of technical automotive accessories find more than $50,000 in savings across seven categories of non-strategic spend.

Goals:

ThePurchasingDept supports manufacturers1.  Become more cost effective vs. larger competitors
2.  Improve quality of materials purchased
3.  Improve supplier customer service

TPDgroup conducted a comprehensive category analysis on behalf of the client. The manufacturer provided spend information by supplier and by category for the preceding two years. Seven spend categories held the greatest savings potential.

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Buddy’s Kitchen Finds Savings and Reliable Service
TPDgroup helped a $12 million food packager increase their margin by 1.1% by reducing non-strategic costs, improving supplier service and bringing more categories under active management.

Goals:

Buddys Kitchen1.  Reduce material costs and overall spend
2.  Improve quality of materials purchased
3.  Improve supplier customer service

TPDgroup conducted a comprehensive category analysis for Buddy’s
Kitchen. The company provided spend information by supplier and by category for the preceding two years. Two categories offered immediate savings opportunities.

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Coolibar Expands Without Building
Coolibar LifestyleTPDgroup helped a global clothing manufacturer uncover nearly 1000 square feet of new warehouse space, reduce inventory costs and slash corrugated spend under one of our negotiated contracts. Coolibar now enjoys better service, lower pricing and timely delivery.

Goals:
1. Reduce inventory costs
2. Improve supplier customer service

After reviewing several years of procurement history, we identified a corrugated partner that could reduce Coolibar’s inventory levels and provide dramatically better customer service.

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Minnesota Corrugated Box Slashes Credit Card Processing Costs
credit-cardTPDgroup helped a corrugated box manufacturer improve customer service, save time and dramatically reduce credit card “swipe fees”. MCB now enjoys smoother payment processing, stronger data security and increased profitability on credit card customer accounts.

Goals:
1. Reduce card payment processing fees
2. Handle greater customer demand
3. Improve card payment processing methods

After reviewing MCB’s transaction history and statement data, TPDgroup identified a new supplier that specializes in MCBs low-volume, but high-value B2B “card not present” processing pattern.

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