NEWS: Gov. Gavin Newsom: California has inked deal for 200 million masks (150 million N95, 50 million surgical) per month, enough to meet state's needs and potentially export to other states pic.twitter.com/mmMRZYOrLq
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) April 8, 2020
Governor Newsom (click on the picture) is spot on because with California being the 5th largest economy in the world, we have make our own procurement deals since we cannot depend on the feds to step up.
Buying at scale or economies of scale is the correct term:
Economy of Scale is one of the first terms we learn as business majors in college.