Look to Your Office Expenses for Cost Reduction Opportunities
Companies of all sizes should be looking at every office expense to see if there are alternatives which will reduce costs, or enhance your office environment.
The Business Resource Group has identified several key areas for you to reduce your office expenses which include:
- Document Fleet Management can reduce internal document production costs up to 25%. Office copiers, printers, fax machines, and multi-function devices are an overlooked and under-managed asset class for many businesses. Implementing Document Fleet Management isn't about getting new machines, it is about improving productivity and profitability of your current assets.
- Telecom Audit / Aggregation - This is an area of cost savings that can be one of the hardest to pin down because of the rapidly changing markets and services. The best practice to uncover hidden profit in this area is to work with a single source which has pre-negotiated aggregate contracts in place for you to take advantage of. These contracts are at rates that would normally be out of reach for any one company. You also want to work with a company that won't charge you any up front, or out of pocket fees for their services.
- IT Cost Control can save as much as 25% on your annual hardware and software maintenance costs and acquisitions. The key to the savings are understanding the specialized vendor negotiations, and having an advocate working for you that is familiar with your needs. Don't leave the details of this high impact area of savings to a purchasing agent or IT professional that doesn't posses the skills necessary to make sure you are getting the best deals on your hardware and software costs