Cost cutting

At certain times, it becomes necessary to take a straight-forward approach and protect your business by reducing existing costs.

We understand where the opportunities lie to remove spend from your cost base. While the real value often comes from engaging with suppliers and stakeholders who understand how and where your organisation is spending money, we have experience of a variety of methods to make quick and effective changes. This can be through: re-negotiation with existing suppliers; demand management; benchmarking; adjusting commercial models; re-engineering of specifications; lower-cost methods to get to market; alternative suppliers.

Case study: Managing the decline of print

A UK leading financial services organisation needed external expertise to help them manage the decline in the print spend. Challenge: After many years of turbulent relationships with different print management organisations, our client wanted to explore whether in-housing was an option. With a rapid conversion to digital planned, a reduced need for print made the [...]