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NYC Biology – Looking for 5,000 pairs of rubber gloves
Pleasantville Nursing – Looking for 3,000 pairs of rubber gloves
Biology spends $1,500 on 5,000 pairs of gloves @ $0.30 per pair
Nursing spends $1,350 on 3,000 pairs of gloves @ $0.45 per pair
While the Purchasing department can spend $1,760 on 8,000 pairs at $0.22 per pair.
Revised collaborative purchasing effort:
Biology spends $1,100 on 5,000 pairs of gloves @ $0.22 per pair – Savings of $400
Nursing spends $660 on 3,000 pairs of gloves @ $0.22 per pair – Savings of $690
*The figures and savings shown above are not actuals.