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Getting the products you need at the prices you need can be challenging for middle market distributors. With Edge’s procurement services, you gain access to the manufacturers you want to partner with at price points that favor your bottom line. Competitive pricing isn’t just for the nationals anymore. Partner with Edge and start doing business more profitably today.

  • Pool your purchasing power with other distributors and gain access to specially negotiated purchasing programs with more than 80 leading manufacturers
  • Receive rebates, incentives, and special payment terms, making your bottom line even more attractive
  • Take advantage of manufacturer-sponsored promotions and rewards
Procurement Services

Strengthen Distributor Bottom Line

Supply Chain Management for Distributors and Manufacturers

The Edge Group Xchange

Speed, accuracy and efficiency are key to managing your business relationships. With the Edge Group Xchange, an information and document exchange platform, you can create, send and receive key supply chain documents using a single connection that fits seamlessly with your existing electronic data interchange (EDI) process. Not EDI-ready? The Edge Group Xchange provides the flexibility and options to still connect—no dedicated EDI team needed. Reduce the time, manpower, and costs associated with processing your invoices and purchase orders.

Distributors:

  • Electronically communicate with Edge’s corporate office and unlimited manufacturers
  • Receive electronic copies of invoices in a secure online document center with the option to integrate invoices directly into your ERP/accounting software
  • Electronically send POs directly to suppliers and receive supplier confirmations
  • Receive monthly statements and authorize payments online

Manufacturers:

  • Communicate electronically with every Edge distributor
  • Create and send invoices electronically
  • Receive POs with data automatically entered into your shipping system
  • Automatically send purchase order confirmations to Edge distributors
  • Receive remittance advices for easy invoice payment tracking

For Edge Distributors

Integrated EDI

Ready to run your business smoother and faster? Implementing a fully integrated EDI provides you with better control over your information and makes better use of your resources. It’s the perfect way to bring the power of the Edge Group Xchange into your business.

  • Cost-effectively connect with Edge manufacturers
  • Electronically add invoices to your accounts payable system. No rekeying
  • Take advantage of a single monthly fee to integrate into your ERP and accounting software

Tight cash flow shouldn't slow your business

The Edge Fund

With the Edge Fund—our short term financing program for distributors, there are no loan officers and time delays to prevent you from moving your business-building activities forward. With access to funding, you can take advantage of every cash discount on the table. Whether you're looking to increase inventory, upgrade technology, or simply take advantage of an inventory buy or supplier promotion, the Edge Fund is your best financing resource.

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