SOURCE: Tradavo

Tradavo

November 29, 2012 15:00 ET

Tradavo Partners With BuyEfficient

Simplifying Hotel Pantry and Gift Shop Supply for 1,200 Hotels

LAKEWOOD, CO--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - The recent partnership of Tradavo and BuyEfficient ("B.E.") has been made official -- creating a more streamlined and consolidated ordering process for supplying the hotel pantry. For Tradavo, the partnership gains them access to more than 1,200 B.E. Member hotels. On the hotel side, supplying the hotel pantry with snacks, beverages, sundries, and frozen foods has been greatly simplified. B.E. Members now have the convenience of Tradavo's online ordering platform combined with all the preferred pricing, rebates and purchasing efficiencies realized through BuyEfficient's Complete Online Purchasing System.

To date over 1,000 select service, extended stay, and full service hotel pantries have undergone the Market Makeover retail optimization offered by Tradavo, experiencing average revenue and profitability increases of 25%.

"For B.E., this partnership goes beyond providing our Members with the opportunity to source the right products for their retail outlets at a competitive price point. Just as importantly, Tradavo is providing them a comprehensive plan for creatively marketing these retail products to their customers," states Lisanne Bogle, B.E.'s VP of Strategic Contracting.

Tradavo's VP Sales and Marketing Janine Roberts touches on the benefits to both parties -- "This integration is an absolute win-win for both Tradavo and BuyEfficient customers. With the help of B.E.'s proven Purchasing Solution, we'll continue to deliver new ways to improve retail performance using technology to simplify every aspect of supplying and managing hotel pantries and gift shops."

Tradavo is a nationwide supplier of hotel pantries and gift shops. With over 12,000 products available online, Tradavo provides a one-stop, online shopping experience that delivers snacks, beverages, quick meals, ice cream, sundries, and electronics to over 4,000 hotels. Tradavo is the preferred supplier for Marriott International, La Quinta Inns & Suites, Best Western, Interstate Hotels and Resorts and over 100 hospitality owner/operator groups. In 2011, they were recognized as one of Inc. Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing U.S. Companies.
For more information on Tradavo, visit Tradavo.com.

Company Contact
Janine Roberts / jroberts@tradavo.com

Media Contact
Nate Sirotta / nate@unknownlab.com

BuyEfficient is the hospitality industry's leading Complete Online Purchasing Solution, servicing over 1,200 hotel properties representing more than 25 leading hotel brands and independent hotels throughout the United States and Canada. B.E. enables users to control costs and improve operational efficiencies through an easy-to-use web-based purchasing system.

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