Buyers Access Member Gains 35% Savings On Smoke Alarm and Fire Extinguishers

Buyers Access Member gains 35% savings on smoke alarm and fire extinguishers

Objective

Source and deliver cost effective fire safety products to ensure ongoing compliance.

Solution

Through a dedicated supplier partner, Buyers Access (BA) sourced and negotiated favorable pricing for a bulk smoke alarm and fire extinguisher purchase, and coordinated a complicated distributed delivery to meet the individual requirements of 20+ properties.

RESULTS

35% savings

or approximately $19,000

Reduced exposure

to code violations, eliminated compliance issues and reduced potential liabilities to the owner/operator, while improving the safety of residents and properties

16+ hours

leveraged by outsourcing to BA

THE STORY

Needing to ensure compliance for upcoming safety inspections, a Director of Maintenance started proactively planning for in unit and general property safety, starting with smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.

The Director of Maintenance turned to his Buyers Access Account Manager to lead a comprehensive sourcing effort. After discussing and determining product requirements, our team contacted multiple supplier partners to source the unique need, negotiated substantial savings utilizing a bid and bulk purchase process, and seamlessly coordinated a complicated delivery process.