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Attention CEOs and CFOs of America: HERE IS A CHECK FOR *$200,000 TO SUPPLEMENT YOUR________________?

A. Finance Team B. IT Budget C. Procurement Department D. Operations Infrastructure E. Wish List F. All of the above Wouldn’t it be great if the CFO could just wave her magic wand and create some extra money? It seems as if that is what she is expected to do anyway – regardless of the situation. Sales down? You still better make your profit numbers. Economic Slowdown? The CEO says that… read more

What You Need to Know About a Telecom Audit

What You Need to Know About a Telecom Audit

For many businesses, telecom ranks as one of the top expense line items. If your business has not had a telecom audit recently, then it is very likely that you are overpaying for services. A telecom audit could be the solution. As you consider a telecom audit for your business, here are some questions that you may have, and the answers that you need to guide your decision making process: Why Ar… read more

Is a Telecom Audit Right for Me?

Is a Telecom Audit Right for Me?

The process of understanding your telecom bill has become complex, and can be time consuming and overwhelming.  If you have a small company, then your employees probably wear many hats in order to accomplish everything that needs to get done. A larger company benefits from having IT and procurement departments, but members of these departments also have a full array of job responsibilities. It… read more

A Comprehensive Analysis of Your Telecom Charges

A Comprehensive Analysis of Your Telecom Charges

Whether you are a small business owner or a CFO of a large corporation, you have the same basic goal in mind: profitability. You are constantly weighing expenses against earnings, and trying to minimize expenses without cutting corners whenever possible. Telecom is a necessary expense for any business. Understanding your telecom charges so that you know exactly what you are paying for can … read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: Enterprise Solution

Telecom Audit Case Study: Enterprise Solution

Customer Overview: A leading national retailer engaged Profit Advisory Group to strategically source their spend for voice, data, wireless, internet and equipment. Spend volume: USD 10 million annually on service and USD 18 million in new equipment. Project included more than 575 global locations. Key Telecom Challenges & Objectives: Challenges included extensive data collection efforts and… read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: Wireless Solution

Telecom Audit Case Study: Wireless Solution

Customer Overview: A leading Manufacturer engaged Profit Advisory Group to strategically source their Global spend for wireless services. Spend volume: USD 7.6 million annually. Project included more than 45 global locations. Key Challenges & Objectives: Challenges included extensive data collection effort with multiple carriers in US, EMEA and APAC. Key objective was to reduce cost and gain… read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: Private Equity Firm

Telecom Audit Case Study: Private Equity Firm

Customer Overview: A leading Private Equity Firm engaged Profit Advisory Group to strategically source the Wire line Services. Spend volume: $14 billion in assets under management. Project included 26 operating companies. 1 Company served as the pilot Approximate spend of $40,000,000 Key Challenges & Objectives: Challenges included extensive data collection effort of a large spend wit… read more

6 Tips to Reduce Telecom Expenses & Increase Efficiency

6 Tips to Reduce Telecom Expenses & Increase Efficiency

Communication keeps business moving alive and moving forward. While telecom is a necessary expense for any business, the costs for telecom can snowball into a very large total very easily. How do you keep the expenses for communication reasonable without sacrificing services? Here are 6 tips to help your business reduce telecom expenses and increase communication efficiency: 1. Do the Researc… read more

5 Reasons to Switch Telecom Vendors

5 Reasons to Switch Telecom Vendors

Have you been with the same telecom vendor for a while? Perhaps you are wondering if “the grass could be greener” if you made a switch. Sometimes it is difficult to know if and when it is the right time to consider a new telecom vendor. Here are 5 reasons for switching telecom vendors that may help with your decision making process: 1.  Improving Your Telecom Service Options Are you happy… read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: GA Regional Medical Center

Telecom Audit Case Study: GA Regional Medical Center

Customer Overview: A Georgia Based Regional Hospital engaged Profit Advisory Group to audit their spend for voice, data, wireless, internet and equipment. Spend volume: $1,200,000 annually. Project included 23 locations. Key Challenges & Objectives: Extensive Data collection using Profit Advisory Group Data Collection process and analysis phase preceded the scoping of the spend to b… read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: Medical Center

Telecom Audit Case Study: Medical Center

Customer Overview: A Mississippi Based Regional Medical facility engaged Profit Advisory Group to audit their spend for voice, data, wireless, internet and equipment. Spend volume: $880,000 annually. Project included multiple locations as well as Physicians groups. Key Challenges & Objectives: Challenges include Extensive Data collection. Hospital was using an antiquated local service that… read more

Telecom Audit Case Study: Southeastern Grocer

Telecom Audit Case Study: Southeastern Grocer

Customer Overview: A North Carolina based Grocery Store chain engaged Profit Advisory Group to audit their spend for Local, Long Distance, Cellular and DSL services. Spend volume: $2,247,000 annually. Project included nearly 250 locations. Key Challenges & Objectives: Challenges included data collection from 17 vendors. Client-Vendor relationships were virtually non-existent. Project… read more

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