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Hardware Procurement

Need new equipment? Let us do the heavy lifting.

Get top-notch equipment in any category

For over 2 decades, we’ve developed unrivaled relationships with best-in-class hardware suppliers of point of sale, tablets, handhelds, touch screen displays, digital signage, scanning, printing and so much more. We did the hard work so you don’t have to.

Take advantage of our restaurant technology expertise

There’s a reason we’re known as restaurant technology pros. With our fingers on the pulse of the industry, we understand the technology and tools better than anyone. We’ll help you find the right solution at the right price point to meet your business needs and your branding requirements. We acquire everything you need and offer ongoing maintenance and depot services to keep your systems running. 

Protect your investments with priority service and support

Not only will we order the equipment, configure it, and roll it out for you, we’ll keep it up-to-date and in tip-top shape with our Nationwide Service and Advanced Depot Services.

We don’t just sell hardware; we forge alliances with the industry’s finest to ensure you receive nothing less than the best.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is hardware procurement?

Hardware procurement is the process of securing and managing the acquisition of computer hardware and related peripherals for business use. It involves researching, selecting, purchasing, configuring, and maintaining hardware to ensure maximum productivity. In other words – it’s all about ensuring your company has the best tech setup with minimal effort!

Why should I consider hardware procurement?

If you’re looking for top-quality products at competitive pricing with reliable delivery dates, then hardware procurement could be just what you need. It streamlines the purchasing process by consolidating all activities into one centralized system that keeps all the necessary parties up to date and on-track. Plus, it can help you save money in the long run by making sure your projects are completed with the best materials available at optimal cost.

How does hardware procurement work?

Hardware procurement typically begins with researching appropriate vendors who offer the products and services required for a project or operation. Vendors are then sourced and quotes are obtained to find the best value. Prices and terms are negotiated until an agreement is reached that works for everyone involved, ensuring all deadlines, quality standards, and other specifications are met. Once everything has been confirmed, delivery schedules are managed so that materials arrive when they should.

What should I do if I need a piece of hardware?

We’ve all been there – your current system just isn’t cutting it anymore and you need to upgrade. The best course of action is to make an informed decision when purchasing new hardware. Research the available options and use customer reviews as well as trusted industry sites to compare prices, performance, and features to find the best option for your needs. Once you’ve decided on the perfect new piece of hardware – don’t forget to go through the proper procurement process!  That way, everyone can stay happy and in-the-know about what’s going on with your technology investments.

How can I get started with CBS NorthStar's Hardware Procurement service?

Contact CBS NorthStar for a consultation to start the process.

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