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: Outsourcing to manage complexity

Deciding whether an in-house or outsource arrangement was right for this client, was undecided until they appointed us to answer this difficult question.   Challenge: Our client, a leader in B2B insurance, was looking for help in managing its complex arrangements for documents, paper, digital and marketing services. Solution: By mapping the end to end processes [...]