PME CENTRALE is a purchasing centre for independent SMEs, created in 2001. Its membership currently comprises more than 10.000 companies nationwide, representing 7.5 billion euros in turnover, 100 million euros of purchasing, and more than 150.000 employees.
ARE YOU A MEMBER?
PME CENTRALE gives you the benefit of favourable purchasing conditions for your non-strategic products or services, by pooling requirements and negotiating framework agreements with suppliers.
You make savings on your non-strategic purchases.
You can focus on your core business.
You save time (200 listed suppliers).
You can increase your company’s profits.
You consolidate your purchasing strategy.
ARE YOU A SUPPLIER?
PME CENTRALE gives you the assurance of a close relationship with its members, who have been actively involved in the network for 16 years.
You have a gateway to 10.000 independent SMEs representing 150.000 employees.
You save time (a qualified database).
You benefit from the joint coordination of our framework agreement with our members.
PME CENTRALE FACTS & FIGURES
More than 10.000 companies in France
More than 150.000 employees
7.5 billion euros in turnover
16 years of purchasing experience
possibility of up to 60% savings
8 purchasing categories including Sustainable Purchases and employee benefits
PME CENTRALE, THE ASSURANCE OF LONG-TERM BENEFITS AND GROWTH FOR MEMBERS AND SUPPLIERS
PME CENTRALE is far more than just a purchasing centre; it allows you to:
Be part of a dynamic and friendly network, by attending day-long events and morning meetings
PME CENTRALE: joining a true network of independent companies also allows you to share, discuss, and develop your purchasing expertise…
If you wish you can get involved in the operation and development of your purchasing centre by joining the various decision-making bodies (Steering Committee, Purchasing Committee, Purchasing Board).
Use customized purchasing tools that sport your colours and suit your requirements, for greater efficiency in your purchasing.
ORIGIN: FOR GREATER NEGOTIATING LEVERAGE
In 2001, several SMEs and medium-size companies decided to create a common purchasing tool (whilst maintaining their autonomy and independence): PME CENTRALE.
Today, the companies involved come from different sectors of Construction, Civil Engineering, Landscaping, Industry, Health, Transportation, Services, and Trade.