Commercial improvements delivered at pace

Harler helped one the UK’s most successful Content Providers secure quick commercial improvements.

Challenge:

As a leading provider of content for the Automotive industry, our client wanted to review their production and distribution process to ensure the price point was optimised.

Solution:

Over a six week period, Harler defined the specifications, baselined the historical spend, carried out a full market review and defined the new pricing and commercial arrangements with the incumbent and introduced a second provider to provide a more robust supply chain.

Result:

  • An average of 18% savings across print and distribution
  • Fit-for-purpose contractual arrangement to deliver flexibility
  • Total price transparency and auditability
  • A new benchmarking methodology to measure improvements
Insight: Why do Financial Services organisations keep tendering their print spend?

The financial services industry was the first to take print management outsourcing seriously over 20 years ago, and has arguably been the greatest beneficiary since. These providers have done a tremendous job by addressing most of the classic procurement levers so we question the value of following procurement protocol to manage print spend any longer. [...]