What Purchasing Managers Look for when Buying ID
When it comes to purchasing managers buying identification (ID)
supplies, the approach is somewhat different. Purchasing manager’s main
priority is to find ID supplies at the best price and getting the best value
for their organization. Purchasing managers are often times somewhat removed
from the selection process and may not know the details or specifics of the
products on the purchase orders they are issuing. The cost for some types of ID
supplies can run pretty similar, give or take away a few cents. But the real
savings comes in when these items are bought in bulk.
Here, we’ll provide some helpful suggestion for purchasing
what managers need to look for when stocking their ID supplies as well as how
much money they can save.
So Many Options!
Believe it or not the ID supply industry is huge! There are
so many options for certain kind of applications that you may not have known
was available to you. So if it’s your first time pricing ID badges and
supplies, it’s quite natural to be unaware of the different kinds of supplies.
This is where the knowledgeable team at Specialist ID comes
in. We’ve been supplying businesses with ID badges and accessories for over 10
years. Throughout this time, we have become quite familiar with what kind of ID
supplies each industry prefers. Located in Miami, Florida, we carry a very
large inventory of the most popular badge holders, so your order will usually
be shipped out to you anywhere in the United States within 24 hours, provided
that it’s not a custom order. Specialized orders require 6 – 10 business days
Here is a short list of what some
of the industries prefer:
– Badge Buddies, retractable lanyards, and clear vinyl pocket protectors with
an ID badge holder tend to be the most requested type of ID badge and
accessories in this industry.
– The two-card holder and retractable lanyards are the most popular with
Facilities – Specialist ID highly recommends Arm Badge Holders as the
primary source for ID holders, because they keep your hands free to handle any
unlikely situation that may occur.
Breakaway lanyards. Supplying this ID accessory is required by most school
districts. These are also good for preventing any choking hazards. Specialist
ID’s breakaway lanyards come in different colors that can match your school
colors. To get more useful information on our breakaway lanyards, read “How
Lanyards Help Brand Your Company or Event” here.
If you are in any of these industries, you’ll now be better
equipped to ask for exactly what you need. And if you are still a bit confused,
the team at Specialist ID is more than happy to guide you to getting the right
kind of ID badge and/or accessory you need for your employees.
Costs and Savings
There is no minimum order with Specialist ID, so although you’re not
required to buy a bulk amount, there are benefits! If you buy 25 or more of our
ID badges and/or accessories, you will receive a discount on the unit price.
The more you buy, the bigger the discount!
To learn more about Specialist ID’s ID badges and
accessories and our discounts, contact us today online, or call
toll free at 1-800-380-6726. Miami residents can call 305-220-5500.