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White paper on the state of buying groups in packaging
Today, smart owners want more than rebates, according to new white paper from Afflink.
The approach is straightforward enough: leverage the individual
members’ combined purchasing power and negotiate volume
discounts on goods and services resold. Certainly, these groups have
proven a driving force in shaping the U.S. economic landscape,
where some 48,000 active buying groups and co-ops exist and
operate in various industries, including the packaging world,
according to one industry research firm.
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