Cost Reduciton | Business Growth
Cost Reduction | Business Growth

What's Been Happening at Above the Standard!

Cost Reduciton | Business Growth

Exciting Events are happening at Above the Standard

 
 
05/30/16 - Above the Standard & ERT Advisors are on the move!

Above the Standard's Richard Montellano partnered with ERT Advisors Rick and Rene at the Southern California Procurement, Trade & Manufacturing Summit in Riverside, CA!

04/22/16 - Kuala Lumpr, Malaysia

Above the Standard, inconjunction with Success Training, hosted a 2-day Advanced Procurement Strategies Training at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia! Read our training outline for more information!

11/15/15-
Washington, D.C. – http://www.4-traders.com/images/spacer.gifAbove the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. today announced a strategic partnership with ICC Logistics Services, Inc,

ICC Logistics Services, Inc, is a provider of Transportation and Logistics Audit Services, Transportation and Logistics Pricing Optimization and Negotiation Services, with its headquarters in Hicksville, New York, USA. . . Read More. . .

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06/19-15 - Richard Montellano and Mark Neubauer, Above the Standard Presidents along with Noel Ciambotti, our strategic partner in Merchant Processing are attending the United Franchise Group world EXPO.

We are contacting franchises owners, members of regional, national, and international support as well as other venders at the EXPO with the powerful cost reduction stories of Above the Standard.  We are arranging additional contacts for more information and webinars to introduce business to Above the Standard and the work that our team of experts do to reduce costs for businesses.

 
05/19/15 - Above the Standard Procurement Group® and Connectivity Announce Strategic Partnership
Washington, D.C. –

Above the Standard, a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with ICONNECT Corp. (d/b/a "Connectivity), a leading provider of video remote interpreting (VRI) and SaaS-based communications platform services, with its headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.. Read More!

05/19/15 - Washington D.C. -

Above the Standard Procurement Group® and ND Global Financial & Technologies Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership. . . Read More!

04/21/15 - Washington, D.C. – http://www.4-traders.com/images/spacer.gifAbove the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc.

(Above the Standard), a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with VIPCO Advisors, Inc., a provider of Analysis, Finance, Procurement, Insurance and Social Media Marketing Services, with its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, United States. Read More

04/21/15 - Washington, D.C. – http://www.4-traders.com/images/spacer.gif

Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard), a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with Rutherford Advisors, Inc. dba The Executive Suite a provider of executive coaching, executive recruiting, and leadership training, with its headquarters in Hyannis, MA USA. Read More

02/15/15 - Above the Standard Procurement Group® and MavenVista Technologies Pvt Ltd, India Announce Strategic Partnership

Washington, D.C. –
Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard), a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with MavenVista Technologies Pvt Ltd, a provider of SaaS based state of the art e-souring solution, VENDX, with its headquarters in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India . . . . Read More

01/15/15 - Franchise Success Is About the Right Team!

Ted Landgraf, CEO and Founder of Above The Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (ATSPG), is passionate about helping people achieve success. He is a relationship-driven man, a self-described “old-ball” who has created a different franchise opportunity. I am intrigued by Ted and his company and thus welcomed the opportunity to learn more. Read More. .

12/19/14 - Read about our recent trip to Albania and the expanding market opportunities!

 

 
11/08/14 - Washington D.C.

Above the Standard Procurement Group® Upper Midwest is now an Allied Member of the Minnesota Trucking Association. Read More!

 
Above the Standard Procurement Group® and Ion Coders Announce Strategic Partnership!
 

Washington, D.C. – http://www.4-traders.com/images/spacer.gifAbove the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard), a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with Ion Coders, a provider of software development services, with its headquarters in Prishtina, Kosovo. Read More!

 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - September 24-25

Ted Landgraf and Above the Standard successfully completed Advanced Procurement Negotiations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Read about our training topics for this valuable session. If you are interest in conducting a Procurement Negotiations training for your team please contact us!

Cambridge, Maryland – July, 2014

Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc., a procurement outsourcing and financial services company has announced the opening of its Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Mark Neubauer, President of this office, will be serving clients in the region. Read More. . .

 
03/10/14 - Above the Standard Procurement Group® continues to expand!

We have expanded our global contracts and negotiations division, as Mr. Bob Urillo, President Above the Standard CT, has taken the helm to meet the global demand. Read more. . .

3/20/2014 -Washington D.C. - Above the Standard Procurement Group® and Ed JohnsonAP Announce Strategic Partnership in strategic resource management!

As we were looking to continue to expand our community based relationships, we implemented this strategic partnership opportunity. Above the Standard’s goal is to continue to grow regionally through strategic alliances and Ed JohnsonAP will allow us to achieve these levels through their incredibly strong network channels, relationship business model, and client driven strategy in the communities of the Jersey Shore. Read More!

01/10/14 - Above the Standard Procurement Group® continues to expand!

We have expanded our global construction division, as Mr. Art Brazee, President Construction and Operational Excellence has taken the helm to meet the global demand. Read more. . .

01/01/14 - Lincroft, NJ - The KeyArx Group, a National Firm, partners with Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc.

Mr. Paul Cella, Founder of The KeyArx Group, made the decision to partner with Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard) for many reasons.  As Mr. Cella stated, “We have a similar philosophy and business model to doing business.  Our approach is uncovering and identifying problems, bringing in best in class solutions and finding the money to pay for them.  Above the Standard does the same thing in areas we do not handle, such as procurement and best in class practices.”

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11/20/2013 - Washington D.C. -
Above the Standard Procurement Group® and Albasoft Group Announce Strategic Partnership in the IT world

Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard), a global leader in profit maximization and business growth services, today announced a strategic partnership with Albasoft Group, a provider of ITC services to the local and regional market, a privately owned company, with its headquarters in Kosovo and Albania.
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06.19.13 - Announcing an exciting joint venture with a NEW Revolutionary Smart App!

We are excited to announce our joint venture partnership, a cutting edge technology smart app organization, that will empower us to help "Maximize Profits and Provide Business Growth Services" to our clients around the globe. Read More!

05.24.13 - Announcing another important training seminar!


Effective Vendor Cost Reduction and Tender Strategies, "Perfecting the Art of Tender Outcomes, Bottom Line Improvement, and Sustainable Vendors"
20th - 21st June 2013 • Singapore

Details Here!

02.28.13 - Announcing another important training seminar!


Effective Bid and Tender Strategies for Oil and Gas
“Gain Control of Bid and Tender Outcomes for Bottom Line Improvement and Sustainability”
Kuala Lumpur
25th, 26th, 27th March 2013

Details Here!

02.23.13 - ATS returns from another Training Seminar in Bangkok, Thailland!

Congratulations to all those who attended and helped to make it a success! Attendees spanned the globe from places including: India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei.

Thanks for a fantastic seminar and we wish you on-going success!

02.05.13 - Announcing a Training Seminar on Effective Bid and Tender Strategies!

Above the Standard will travel to Bangkok Thailand, February 18 - 19 and conduct a training session in conjunction with UniStragetic. Click here for more information!

02.05.13 - Announcing a Training Seminar on Effective Bid and Tender Strategies for Oil and Gas!

Above the Standard will travel to Kuala Lumpur, February 20 - 22 and conduct a training session in conjunction with UniStragetic. The seminar is filling up fast, click here for more information. . .

01.01.13 - Forecast Optimistic for Above the Standard Procurement Group® and Their Clients!

Many large consulting organizations have based their business models on how much they bill from consulting. Recent global surveys and feedback of consulting organizations indicate that clients have not been satisfied with their results. Reasons for their dissatisfaction include. . . .Read More!

12.20.12 The Global Oil and Gas Challenge

It is imperative for consumers of petroleum, natural gas, and similar commodities to optimize its procurement processes in order to lower its total cost of ownership of this high profile spend category. . . Read More

11.19.12 Asia Trip, Expansion, Global Market

My travel throughout Malaysia, the Philippines, some of the other ASEAN counties, and interaction with people from all over Asia went very well. We conducted an opening presentation of Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (ATS) with a few key people in Makati, Philippines. Our visit opened new doors with new people, talent, a great team of highly gifted people, and the start of many new markets and opportunities. . . Read More

10.01.12 - Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. announces presence in ex Yugoslavia countries -

We will be providing provide strategic advices on matters concerning procurement and building such expertise for the local business community and international companies operating in Eastern Europe. Read More. . .

09.21.12 - Golden Group International, Ltd joins the Above the Standard Family!

Since 2008, Golden Group International, Ltd, (GGI), has been dedicated to the manufacturing of environmentally friendly and cost effective products for the disposal of personal hygiene items in public restrooms, including: baby diapers, tampons and sanitary napkins, adult incontinence products, and non hazardous medical waste. . .
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09.17.12 - Above the Standard announces a new global partnership with Lean Hub Asia.

LHA gathers a multicultural Group of Business Optimization Professional Experts united by complementary skills and a practical understanding of Asian culture based on relationship matrix. . . Read More

09.15.12 - Above the Standard welcomes JACOMB as a new strategic partner!

JACOMB is a hybrid company that is both a manufacturer's representative of multiple LED/Induction/Intelligent lighting products and as an ESCO. . . Read More

Above the Standard Welcomes Art Brunton

Art Brunton brings 25 years of operations (13) and consulting (12) experience in supply chain and procurement leadership in business sectors such as pharmaceutical and bio-tech, financial services, food & beverage, telecommunications, agricultural, healthcare, hotel, specialty chemicals, investment banking, and light metals sectors. . . Read More

Supply Synergies FZ-LLC is the newest addition to the ATSPG family.

Based in the Tecom free-zone of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Supply Synergies serves the Gulf Coast Community (GCC) countries by delivering specialized supply chain consulting services to this growing region. Specifically, the firm focuses on four links that represent the most problematic points in the supply chain in the region – Procurement, Inventory Control, Logistics, and Forecasting/Demand Planning. Read More. . .

Above the Standard hosts a 30 minute conference call:
 
"How Cutting Edge Sourcing and Purchasing Techniques can Reduce Your Costs and Increase Your Bottom Line."

What will you learn during this 30 minute event?

  • High level overview of emerging trends & best practices
  • What leading consulting firms predict about procurement
  • How to reduce your costs without cutting headcount
  • How to get more out of your purchasing department
  • How companies can obtain best pricing

Complimentary Offers

For attending this call you will receive an insightful white paper packed with information about global trends, innovations in procurement, cost savings opportunities, and other important topics.  And we will offer you a Complimentary Cost Reduction Assessment designed to document how much your company’s costs may potentially be reduced while increasing your bottom line.

06/01/12 - Above the Standard is actively seeking entrepreneurial-minded professionals to join us.

To learn more about opportunities at Above the Standard, please click here.

06/12/12 - Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. has become a member of the Center for Spend Management Excellence (CSME).

Don Mahaney, Executive Director, has welcomed Above the Standard by saying the following:

"Please join me in welcoming Ted Landgraf of Above the Standard Procurement Group as a CSME member.  Their primary area of expertise is in Procurement Outsourcing and cost reduction.  ATS services clients globally and is based in Maryland."

"They bring extensive experience in all aspects of cost reduction in a wide range of spend categories with an emphasis on procurement outsourcing and best practices."

05/16/12 - XCELHR has become a Strategic Partner with Above the Standard.

We look forward to working with them!

Cost Reduciton | Business GrowthAbove the Standard is
"In the News!"

 
04.02.13 - Above the Standard was featured at the 2013 Clean Defense Summit.

The 2013 Clean Defense Summit is one of the top defense energy events of the year sponsored by the United States Leadership Forum.

The United States Leadership Forum is an independent organization working to identify solutions to the nation's most critical problems. They work closely with Congress; federal, state, and local government officials; nonprofit organizations and professional associations; the business community; and the military.

Find Out More Here!

Above the Standard Procurement Group
Above the Standard is listed in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2013 FRANCHISE 500!

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01.23.13 - Above the Standard Procurement Group® Presents to a Panel at the U.S. Capitol Building
Middlesex, NJ – January 23, 2013

The United States Leadership Forum was pleased to organize the first national Sandy reconstruction forum in Washington on January 23, 2013, which featured the important participation of Above the Standard Procurement Group®, a dynamic and growing global New Jersey company...Read More. . .

12.20.12 - Global Cost Reduction Firm Opens California Office

PR Newswire Association LLC. Thursday, December 20, 2012 8:54:00 AM
VENTURA, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Above the Standard Procurement Group® (Above the Standard), a national leader in cost reduction and business growth services, has opened a new office in Ventura County, California.

"We are really excited to bring our services to the Southern California," says Omar Khan , a veteran Procurement Professional who is heading up the ATSPG California office. Read More

Leading National Procurement Cost Reduction Firm
Opens Memphis Midsouth Office

 Memphis Tennessee and the surrounding Midsouth Region have a rich and unique business community. It is the proud home to global companies such as FedEx, International Paper, and AutoZone. Read More 

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Hear how we can save ANY organization hundreds of dollars off their purchases!


Find out what others are saying about our Procurement Outsourcing and Franchisee Ownership Opportunity....

Above the Standard is a very proud supporter of the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles' newly constructed Urban Campus Project. . . Read More

The Chespeake Business Ledger writes. . .

CAMBRIDGE, MD - These are challenging economic times and many U.S. companies are struggling with increasing costs and global competition. As companies try to grow, and in some instances just stay afloat, sources of cost savings are essential. . . Read More

Above the Standard has a great rating as a member of the Better Business Bureau. . .

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Cambridge, MD, January 20, 2011 --(PR.com)--

When Ted Landgraf was laid off from his position as Vice President of Administration for a large federal contractor a few years ago he knew that the time was right. Frustrated with the lack of loyalty and integrity in today’s corporate marketplace, he envisioned a franchise opportunity that would leverage his 30 years of purchasing and procurement experience with the need of businesses to work smarter, more efficiently, while keeping expenses down. . . Read More

Above the Standard Registered Logo and Company Name. . .

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Above the Standard is Generating Opportunities for Downsized Executives. . .

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Cambridge Procurement Outsourcing Business Offers Firms Cost Reductions. . .

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See our latest Press Release in the Rochester Business Journal. . .

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