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: 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, [...]