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What is Launchpad?

what is launchpad

Staying ahead of the curve is essential for foodservice success. One of the most powerful tools at a foodservice operator’s disposal is technology-driven insights that offer a deeper understanding of the health of their operation.

By leveraging advanced data analytics, real-time monitoring, and intelligent reporting, businesses can gain valuable visibility into every aspect of their foodservice operations.

This proactive approach not only enables them to identify inefficiencies, streamline processes, and cut costs but also empowers them to deliver an unparalleled dining experience to their customers.

In this rapidly evolving landscape, harnessing technology insights is not just an option; it is becoming a necessity to thrive and flourish in the competitive foodservice market.

At Buyers Edge Platform, we’ve been leading the forefront of leveraging technology to help restaurants save time and money. We’ve taken historically dirty food service data and disrupted the industry by applying our AI tech tools to clean and normalize that data and present it back to our clients so they can run more effective operations.

Clients could access this data through our newest customer-facing tool, Launchpad.

What is Launchpad?

Launchpad is the next evolution of our customer portals, unifying all of the Buyers Edge Platform technologies into one software. This allows our members to not only collect cash back rebates through our GPO, but easily access the entire suite of Buyers Edge Platform SaaS products from one centralized location.

What Buyers Edge SaaS products are available within Launchpad?

The Buyers Edge Platform offers a variety of tools for our operators. Everything from supply chain management to food cost management. Once logged into Launchpad operators can easily access any of our SaaS products.

Back Office: Back Office takes the time-consuming process of performing day-to-day back-office tasks and puts time back in your day. Payroll, recipe costing, inventory, accounting, and so much more are now available at your fingertips.



Inside Track: Inside Track powers procurement teams to save time and money. Gain unprecedented visibility into purchases, manage contracts, audit prices, manage order guide compliance and so much more.

Food Service Rewards:  We reward chefs with loyalty points for choosing brands, learning new skills, answering surveys and much more all while shopping through their usual channels.  These points could be redeemed for merchandise, travel, experiences, tickets and much more.

Launchpad Feature Updates

Insights at a Glance

Launchpad makes it clear which categories are having the biggest impact on your spend, where there are opportunities to increase savings and intel to help operators make more powerful procurement decisions.

insights at a glance

Cost Savings

Drive rebate earnings by letting our AI find Switch-and-Save opportunities that boost your rebate earnings. You can order and request samples directly from your account.

cost savings

Non-Food Savings

Tap into a world of savings with our “Beyond Broadline” programs, Save big on everything from uniforms, DirectTV packages, credit card processing, equipment services and so much more!

Get Paid

Easily monitor your rebate earnings and set up ACH to receive quarterly savings directly into your bank account.