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Above the Standard Cost Reduction Services

Above the Standard Cost Reduction Services

Above the Standard is a leader in the fast growing cost reduction field. We help companies and organizations reduce the cost of their products and services. High income potential. Recession proof, low cost, home based business. No procurement or consulting experience required.

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Investment Range: $15,000 - $60,000 Franchise Units: 150
Franchise Fees: $8,950 Financing Available: Yes, via third party
Liquid Capital: $15,000 Training & Support: Yes


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Own a High Income Cost Reduction Franchise!

Thank you for your interest in Above the Standard Procurement Group, one of the nation’s premier procurement cost reduction firms. The cost cutting debate in Washington has dominated the news on CNN, Fox, MSBC, and other media for over a year. To help companies, non-profits, schools, and city and state governments reduce their costs, Above the Standard is looking for ethical, talented, hardworking individuals to join the Above the Standard family as a Franchisee or Territory Owner. 

High Growth IndustryAberdeen Consulting and leading analysts predict 40% of U.S. businesses will outsource all or part of their purchasing to a company like Above the Standard  

No Procurement Experience Necessary.  Our turnkey program and superb training will provide you with all the tools you need to be successful  

Very Large Income Potential. By law, we are not permitted to make income projections.  However, we are seeking individuals with the desire, talent, and work ethic to earn up to multiple six figure annual income.

Home Based BusinessMost of our franchise owners operate their business from their home office.  This keeps their start up and operating costs unusually low  

Recession Proof IndustryAbove the Standard can perform well in both good and poor economic times when companies are highly motivated to reduce their costs  

Protected TerritoriesEach franchise owner will receive a protected territory of up to 2,000 hand-picked prospective clients  

Moderate CostOur Junior Franchise program starts at just $8,950.  Our standard Full Franchise is available for $37,950.  Both turnkey programs include one week of comprehensive training, access to our back office and National Supplier’s Network, personal mentoring by leading industry experts, and much more  

Qualified Leads and Appointments.  We offer low cost lead generation to provide our franchisees with highly-qualified leads and appointments with decision-makers at target prospects.  No cold calling is required!

On-Going Residual IncomeOur model lets franchise owners earn significant ongoing residual income from conducting multiple cost reduction projects for their clients over many months and years   

No Hard Selling Required. Prospective clients do not have to budget any new money to use our services or pay any money up front.  This means we encounter low sales resistance and no hard selling is required.   We are compensated by earning up to 50% of the amount we save our clients

Above the Standard helps our clients reduce costs on more than 150 spending categories, including: energy, utility bills, telecom, office supplies, raw materials, janitorial supplies, transportation, travel, health insurance, computers/technology, HR, and more. Over the past 30 years, the cost savings programs created by our founder, Ted Landgraf, have helped the Federal Government, corporations, non-profits, and schools save billions of dollars off of what they had been spending on their product and service purchases. Ted’s clients have included departments of the U.S. Government, State Farm Insurance, Met Life, Security Pacific Bank, Sprint, and hundreds of smaller companies and non-profit organizations.


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Liquid Capital: $15,000
Franchise Fee: $8,950
Franchise Units: 150
Financing Available: Yes, via third party
Training & Support: Yes

All financial information is provided by the franchise, business opportunity, business for sale or other advertiser, and that information is relied entirely on for the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided.

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News / Press Releases about Above the Standard Cost Reduction Services

Oct 01, 2012

Ex Yugoslavia and Eastern European Announcement

Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc. (Above the Standard) announces presence in ex Yugoslavia countries to provide strategic advices on matters concerning procurement and building such expertise for the local business community and international companies operating in Eastern Europe.

Sep 29, 2012

Above the Standard Procurement Group®, Inc., Jerahmeel Chen, and Makati, Philippines ASEAN Office and Growth

As Above the Standard Procurement Group® (Above the Standard) has been growing around the globe, we had the distinct pleasure of being introduced to a very bright, charismatic, experienced, yet highly energized individual by the name of Jerahmeel Chen in September, 2011.

Sep 21, 2012

Golden Group International, Ltd joins the Above the Standard Family!

Both GGI and ATSPG have a common goal to reduce overall energy consumption, reduce overall operating costs, help our planet become more sustainable through the use of renewable energy, degradable plastics, keeping waterways clean and promote the well being of people for generations to come.

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