blog 6 mins read June 27, 2024

4 Untapped Opportunities for Cost Reduction in Higher Education

Our government team spoke with California Regent Emerita, Charlene Zettel, to discuss the importance of cost reduction to free up university budget dollars especially in the face of rising budget deficits for higher education. Four opportunistic areas include: procurement processes, interdepartmental collaboration, data-driven decisions, and a focus on sustainability.

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blog 4 mins read May 9, 2024

5 Reasons Railroads Need to Pay More Attention to Energy Spend in 2024

Railroads need to start prioritizing better utility bill and cost management practices. Doing so helps to avoid costly late fees, safeguards against critical infrastructure shutoffs, ensures optimal tariff rates, helps to obtain lower costs in deregulated energy markets, and creates focus on sustainability reporting requirements. Get focused now!

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blog 4 mins read April 26, 2024

Take Your Waste Stream Trash Talk Up a Notch

Waste stream visibility is key to achieving waste management sustainability goals. Waste invoices often lack the necessary information needed to improve visibility. Here are three actions you can take now to improve waste stream visibility in your organization today.

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blog 5 mins read March 27, 2024

6 Overspending Excuses Hoteliers Need to Eliminate Now

With human capital being the number one priority for hotel operators, it's easy to understand why hoteliers lack the time to dig into other, hard-to-mange spend categories. If you are looking to drive efficiencies today, it’s imperative to dive in and tackle these spend areas that are notoriously hard-to-manage and prone to consistent price creep. The good news is, many of the reasons for failing to evaluate or address these costs in the past are based on common misconceptions.

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blog 6 mins read March 27, 2024

Find a True Third Party Logistics and Fulfillment Partner

Five things you should consider when searching for a new third party fulfillment and logistics partner that meets your current needs and future growth plans. How our team of shipping and fulfillment experts work with clients to identify and vet potential partners with long term value.

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blog 4 mins read March 27, 2024

Keep Your Teams Intact. Lose the Spend Elsewhere. 

Labor has always been the largest operating expense for hoteliers and, historically, the primary focus when it comes to controlling costs. But today's hotel operators are more committed than ever before to holding on to their people and compensating them well. By taking a closer look at frequently ignored, hard-to-manage operating costs, hoteliers can save money and increase profitability without cutting into their valuable human resources.

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