Buy MRO supplies through Purchasing Platform

Smart procurement to drive efficiency. Gain buying power, visibility, and control when buying property management supplies. Learn more today.


Quick guide to Purchasing Platform

Looking for a group purchasing organization that leverages technology to simplify the procurement process? Watch the Purchasing Platform demo to see how easy it is to buy office supplies, paint, pool supplies, janitorial & cleaning supplies, electrical, plumbing and many more MRO products. Mark favorites, place orders, and classify expenses ...


Where to find R22 Refrigerant Alternatives

Looking for an R22 alternative? You are not alone. EPA regulations are phasing out R22 refrigerant, and supplies are dwindling. Here are three R22 substitutes for air conditioners.


You Paid What??!! How eProcurement keeps spending in check

Mark your calendars! Purchasing Platform will be presenting during the National Apartment Association ( NAA ) Exposition in Las Vegas on Friday, June 26, 2o15. CEO Peter Hepner will be on the Stage 3 Learning Zone at 3pm PDT to discuss how eProcurement technology is changing the game in the ...


Where to buy property management supplies?

The front office of a property receives a lot of attention and priority from the corporate office, and for good reason. This is where leasing takes place and rent is collected. Obviously this is important for revenue and cash flow purposes. However, the back office deserves appropriate attention too, for ...


Why this asset manager saw value in eProcurement

Purchasing Platform was born in 2012 to simplify the procurement process. Peter Hepner, our CEO, started the company out of the pain he felt as an asset manager when trying to control MRO spend (maintenance, repair, and operational) across a large real estate portfolio spanning the continental United States. Background ...


Why an e-supply platform for MRO is a no brainer

Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) for property managers is often an afterthought. Marketing a property, signing up new tenants, and collecting rent are top priorities and exciting because these activities drive revenue and value for the company. When it comes to maintaining and operating a building or property, managers aren't ...


eProcurement explained in under 2 minutes

Check out our latest video! See how the Purchasing Platform technology helps companies streamline procurement and save money.


What are MRO Supplies?

MRO stands for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations. MRO supplies are used by property and facility managers to keep a building and surrounding land operating properly. According to the BusinessDictionary , MRO products are not part of a finished product and not central to a companies output. In the case of ...


How eProcurement is Killing the Paper Trail

Do your invoices look like this? We’ve removed the names to protect the innocent, but this is an actual invoice from a large property management company. Note the steps taken to fully process this invoice: Print out the invoice Manually enter GL account numbers and Lot ID numbers Assign the ...