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Category: Hospitals


08.15.2019

Won’t My Patients and Nurses Revolt if I Sign a Beverage Deal?

By Tim Harms

“If I sign an exclusive beverage deal, won’t staff revolt? Everyone knows that some battles in life are just not worth fighting.”   Some healthcare executives, upon first hearing about the lucrative opportunity a beverage deal can represent, are initially...

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07.31.2019

Five Things Your Soft Drink Representative Doesn’t Want You to Know

By Ben Kitay

You probably like your main soft drink company rep. He or she is probably a good person. You are probably not inclined to challenge him or her in any significant way. Your companies are partnered, after all. You’re in a...

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07.9.2019

Attending HealthTrust University 2019 in Nashville? Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

By Tim Harms

HealthTrust University ("HTU") is only a few weeks a way. With more than 2,000 healthcare and supply chain professionals attending, this is the premier conference for networking with industry leaders, learning from your peers about new trends and best practices,...

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04.9.2019

Most Common Healthcare Beverage Deal Myths: #1 – The Savings Estimate Is Too Good to Be True

By Tim Harms

“When you see numbers like this, it just feels too good to be true.”   This sentence, expressed to me earlier this week from a newly engaged client, is one that I hear surprisingly often. Can you really save your...

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02.14.2019

What Happens When You Change Cola Suppliers?

By Ben Kitay

For over 30 years, I’ve watched people agonize over whether or not to switch their beverage supplier.  About half of that time, I was on the beverage company side, trying to convince restaurant operators to stay with or switch to...

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11.10.2018

Ensure That You Hit Your 2019 Savings Goals with a Beverage Deal

By Tim Richardson

It's November. You have probably already settled on your primary strategies for achieving significant cost savings in 2019. But, like any savvy supply chain exec or CFO, you know that you need a cushion, a back-stop, a sure-thing, sure-fire way...

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07.13.2018

We Can’t Drink Juice Now?!

By Tim Richardson

In case you missed this recent New York Times opinion piece published by three accomplished pediatricians, let me summarize it for you: Don't drink fruit juice and don't let your kids drink it, either. What?! That's right. Just don't drink...

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01.17.2018

Why Coke & Pepsi Care That the Healthcare Sector Now Employs the Most People in the U.S.

By Tim Richardson

With so many troubling and consequential issues swirling about in the minds of hospital executives these days, I bet that you are not wondering about what beverage company executives think about the large and growing number of employees on your...

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01.1.2018

What are those “new beverage deals” that so many of your peers are talking about?

By Tim Richardson

I suspect that you are skeptical (like all of our clients were at first) that you can truly save or make your company hundreds of thousands of dollars—especially just by partnering with us to negotiate a new beverage deal for...

Read Full Post

11.13.2017

Webinar: How Beverage Deals Drive Million Dollar Savings in Healthcare

By Tim Harms

What if you were told that you could save your organization $1 million simply by offering a single brand of bottled water (for example, Aquafina or Dasani) instead of offering half a dozen brands (Aquafina, Dasani, Ozarka, Deer Park, Evian,...

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Category: Hospitals


08.15.2019

Won’t My Patients and Nurses Revolt if I Sign a Beverage Deal?

By Tim Harms

“If I sign an exclusive beverage deal, won’t staff revolt? Everyone knows that some battles in life are just not worth fighting.”   Some healthcare executives, upon first hearing about the lucrative opportunity a beverage deal can represent, are initially...

Read Full Post

07.31.2019

Five Things Your Soft Drink Representative Doesn’t Want You to Know

By Ben Kitay

You probably like your main soft drink company rep. He or she is probably a good person. You are probably not inclined to challenge him or her in any significant way. Your companies are partnered, after all. You’re in a...

Read Full Post

07.9.2019

Attending HealthTrust University 2019 in Nashville? Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

By Tim Harms

HealthTrust University ("HTU") is only a few weeks a way. With more than 2,000 healthcare and supply chain professionals attending, this is the premier conference for networking with industry leaders, learning from your peers about new trends and best practices,...

Read Full Post

04.9.2019

Most Common Healthcare Beverage Deal Myths: #1 – The Savings Estimate Is Too Good to Be True

By Tim Harms

“When you see numbers like this, it just feels too good to be true.”   This sentence, expressed to me earlier this week from a newly engaged client, is one that I hear surprisingly often. Can you really save your...

Read Full Post

02.14.2019

What Happens When You Change Cola Suppliers?

By Ben Kitay

For over 30 years, I’ve watched people agonize over whether or not to switch their beverage supplier.  About half of that time, I was on the beverage company side, trying to convince restaurant operators to stay with or switch to...

Read Full Post

11.10.2018

Ensure That You Hit Your 2019 Savings Goals with a Beverage Deal

By Tim Richardson

It's November. You have probably already settled on your primary strategies for achieving significant cost savings in 2019. But, like any savvy supply chain exec or CFO, you know that you need a cushion, a back-stop, a sure-thing, sure-fire way...

Read Full Post

07.13.2018

We Can’t Drink Juice Now?!

By Tim Richardson

In case you missed this recent New York Times opinion piece published by three accomplished pediatricians, let me summarize it for you: Don't drink fruit juice and don't let your kids drink it, either. What?! That's right. Just don't drink...

Read Full Post

01.17.2018

Why Coke & Pepsi Care That the Healthcare Sector Now Employs the Most People in the U.S.

By Tim Richardson

With so many troubling and consequential issues swirling about in the minds of hospital executives these days, I bet that you are not wondering about what beverage company executives think about the large and growing number of employees on your...

Read Full Post

01.1.2018

What are those “new beverage deals” that so many of your peers are talking about?

By Tim Richardson

I suspect that you are skeptical (like all of our clients were at first) that you can truly save or make your company hundreds of thousands of dollars—especially just by partnering with us to negotiate a new beverage deal for...

Read Full Post

11.13.2017

Webinar: How Beverage Deals Drive Million Dollar Savings in Healthcare

By Tim Harms

What if you were told that you could save your organization $1 million simply by offering a single brand of bottled water (for example, Aquafina or Dasani) instead of offering half a dozen brands (Aquafina, Dasani, Ozarka, Deer Park, Evian,...

Read Full Post
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We Don't Want Your Money

We want to dramatically increase how much money you make - or save - with respect to beverages. And then we want to take a small percentage of that new money that we earned for you. That’s our pay-for-performance model. It ensures that our incentives are aligned. It's why our clients think of us as a true strategic business partner and not just a vendor.

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We Don't Want Your Money

We want to dramatically increase how much money you make - or save - with respect to beverages. And then we want to take a small percentage of that new money that we earned for you. That’s our pay-for-performance model. It ensures that our incentives are aligned. It's why our clients think of us as a true strategic business partner and not just a vendor.

Let's Start a Conversation