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Three Benefits of Online Office Supply Shopping with OEC

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Taking care of your office supply buying needs online can be a great way to save time and money, as well as keep a close watch on your budget and spending habits. Learn about some of the truly unique options available to OEC customers who shop online.

Three Benefits of Ordering Online with OEC

1. Convenience The most obvious benefit of taking care of your office supply purchases online is the simple convenience of being able to handle this important task without having to leave your office. There's no traffic to fight, no concern about carrying heavy supplies in from your car in bad weather when you shop from your desk. Just click here and start shopping! What could be easier than that?

2. Pre-Programmed Controls When you shop online with OEC, we can work with your company to put a series of customized purchasing controls in place that make it easy for you to maintain compliance with your supply ordering policies. For example, we can set up overall order and line item dollar limits, require approval for items outside of your contract, provide various levels of purchase authorization, and more.

3. Budget Tools When you centralize all of your office supply orders through OEC's online system, you can benefit from a number of budget management and spending analysis tools. For example, inventory management can be automated, keeping you from over- or under-buying frequently used supplies. OEC also makes it easy for customers to view in real time detailed usage by dollars and quantity of products ordered, as well as by department or cost center. OEC's experts can make recommendations based on a cost containment analysis, and provide many additional services to help you make the most of our office supply expenditures.

Increased Efficiency and Effectiveness

It seems like everyone is looking for ways to do more with less. When you're looking for ways to increase your efficiency and effectiveness without sacrificing quality, it only makes sense to look for convenient ways to save money on items that you have to need, especially if doing so has built-in time-saving and budget management benefits. And, don't forget that you'll be doing your part to boost the local economy by supporting a locally-owned business when you shop with OEC - online or otherwise!

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