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Sep 29, 2023

Office supply discounts: 3 buying accounts explained

Types of Accounts with ODP Business Solutions and Excelerate America

You’re ready to join our group purchasing organization and start saving on office supplies for your business. So now what? It’s time to choose the purchasing account that best fits your buying needs. In this article, we explain the discounts and advantages you can access with each account type to help you determine the right purchasing account for your business. 

⁠How we provide such great saving

⁠Excelerate America is the leading group purchasing organization for small and medium sized businesses. Our 40k+ membership has access to exclusive discounts on supplies and services, and as a result, saves millions each year by purchasing together. 

⁠We use our power in numbers to negotiate with suppliers like ODP Business Solutions and Office Depot OfficeMax to bring members significant discounts on the solutions they need to run smarter businesses. 

⁠Buying program discounts cover all categories

⁠Shopping through our buying program means you can save up to 55% off on 400+ items, like office supplies, technology, furniture, cleaning & breakroom, and more. You also get up to 40% off on Copy & Print–a deeply discounted small business deal.

Purchasing accounts explained

⁠We offer purchasing accounts for every type of business. Here's a look at our three accounts that allow you to shop in-store at Office Depot OfficeMax and online at ODP Business Solutions.

1. Store Purchasing Card
This account is best for businesses that want to exclusively shop in-store today. With a Store Purchasing Card, you get discounts at over 1,000 Office Depot and OfficeMax retail locations nationwide. Just show your card at checkout to receive these savings:

2. Online Purchasing Account
We designed this account for businesses that want to shop online with a credit card. This account has instant activation, which means you can start saving on your online purchases at ODP Business Solutions as soon as you sign up. You’ll get access to in-store discounts AND up to 55% off online, plus a $20 minimum to qualify for free shipping. The account includes:

  • Personal login to securely shop with credit card
  • Exclusive discounts and negotiated pricing
  • Online ordering with same-day in-store pickup
  • Multiple ship-to locations
  • Instant setup to start shopping immediately

3. Business Account
This account is best for businesses that want to shop online with extra buying perks. It takes 3-5 days to set up, but lets your business access everything: in-store discounts, up to 55% off online purchasing, $20 minimum for free shipping, customized core pricing, and the option for Net 30 invoice billing. It’s a great choice for businesses with multiple purchasers and high volume needs. A dedicated rep helps you choose the perks you want to tailor your account:

⁠How to join our GPO and save up to 55% off office supplies

⁠⁠It’s easy and FREE to join our group purchasing organization and shop through our buying programs. Simply select the account that best fits your business, fill out a registration form, and we’ll get you set up to start saving. 

Not sure which purchasing account is right for your business?

⁠Our team is here to help figure out which account will best meet your needs. You can set up a quick call to talk to us. 

Accessing significant discounts on the office supplies and services you need for your business has never been easier. Sign up for free today!


Michelle Keller

UX writer, content editor, small business storyteller.