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: A hotel chain needed a better way to manage its print supply chain

With 100s of hotels across the global consuming printed materials, the complexity of the supply chain was out of control.  Print management had been used but proved unsuccessful. Challenge: Our client operates hotels in most major cities and countries around the world. It was proving difficult for their longstanding outsource provider to demonstrate global compliance, [...]