General Expenses

By: Saving Point  03-Feb-2011
Keywords: Business Consultants, Cost Management, Audit

 

Many businesses may be over-paying for the goods and services they use, but don’t have the resources to compare their costs against other providers.

Saving Point’s Expense Reduction Audit Service is a highly-effective solution to ensure your business is getting the best value for money on an ongoing basis.

We analyse all of your non-core expenses and identify key areas of cost savings, comparing what you are paying now with your existing providers against the costs that would be charged for the same services by other providers. If we find a more cost-effective offering, with your authorization we will then either negotiate a better deal from your existing provider or shift across your business to a lower-cost provider without compromising on service quality.

Saving Point™ looks at all non-core operating expenses including:

  • Printing
  • Stationery and office supplies
  • Storage and archiving
  • Freight and couriers
  • Credit card merchant fees
  • Fuel
  • Electricity and gas
  • Telecommunications

Expense reduction is about saving money going forward, to put your business in better financial shape for the long term.

So why not make a point of concentrating on your high-priority tasks, and outsourcing the management of your external supplier arrangements to us? Saving Point makes a point of saving your business money.

Saving Point is dedicated to increasing the profitability of its clients by maximizing their potential to reduce costs without compromising the quality and function of their core business.

We operate completely independently, and if we find no refunds there is absolutely no cost to you.

You’ve got nothing to lose, and everything to gain. For further information please contact Saving Point on (03) 9555 3551 or send us an email on

Keywords: Audit, Business Consultants, Cost Management, Cost Reduction, Expense Reduction, Save Money

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