Buyers Edge Platform (“BEP”) was born out of the 20-year growth and success of its founding companies Dining Alliance, Buyers Edge and Consolidated Concepts. BEP is technology enabled group purchasing network, compromised of over 20 companies which have joined BEP by virtue of aggressive mergers and acquisition strategies. BEP provides group purchasing services, SaaS based technology solutions, and supply chain based consulting and procurement related services to foodservice operators across many verticals, including restaurants (independents as well as multiunit, chains and franchise concepts), hospitality (hotels, casinos, resorts), healthcare (LTC based operators), colleges & universities and array of other foodservice based operators (food trucks, caterers, amusement parks and other leisure based operators). BEP represents over $12 Billion in annual buying power across the country. At the core of the “Platform” is the InsideTrack software, which provides powerful data management, contract management, and analytics tools to businesses in the foodservice value chain. We are committed and passionate about our mission to keep foodservice operators thriving by saving them money and increasing the quality of their products.
Buyers Edge Platform has multiple brands that serve as produce management advisors to restaurants, hotels, and other foodservice operators. These companies assist with securing produce contracts, specifying produce quality, monitoring produce safety and other functions that make produce sourcing and purchasing more profitable for our clients. The Buyers Edge Platform Produce Operations team supports the sales and operating teams for both Produce Alliance and Fresh Concepts. Produce Alliance and Fresh Concepts are two produce management brands within the Buyers Edge Platform organization. This team combines technology and solutions to spark innovation to better support clients and key stakeholders by creating more efficient processes.