leveraging purchasing scale

English translation: taking advantage of purchasing power for large orders

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English term or phrase:leveraging purchasing scale
Selected answer:taking advantage of purchasing power for large orders
Entered by: alen botica

17:30 Aug 21, 2006
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Management / management/merger
English term or phrase: leveraging purchasing scale
is that the same thing as leveraging purchasing power

"...he also understood that there was substantial upside to be gained in cutting costs, leveraging purchasing scale, and transferring best practices between the mills and box plants of the two companies..." - about wood-cardbox companies merger
alen botica
Local time: 23:04
taking advantage of purchasing power for large orders
Explanation:
In brief, yes! The larger the company, the larger the orders and the larger the "leverage".
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David Knowles
Local time: 22:04
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taking advantage of purchasing power for large orders


Explanation:
In brief, yes! The larger the company, the larger the orders and the larger the "leverage".

David Knowles
Local time: 22:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
thx

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agree  Cristina Chaplin
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agree  jarry (X): (Post grading)
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agree  Will Matter
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