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Reduce COGS with Dynamic Discounting

Reduce COGS with Dynamic Discounting

Although 80% of companies place a lot of emphasis on capturing early payment discounts, research shows that only 27% are able to capture all the discounts available, for various reasons such as: Companies may be unable to process invoices fast enough Organizations may not be able to conduct the spend analysis necessary to maximize discount […]

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How and Why Cloud Computing Will Change Outsourcing Services | Article

How and Why Cloud Computing Will Change Outsourcing Services | Article

Technology enables business change, but it doesn’t drive it. Jim Stikeleather, Chief Technology Officer at Dell Perot Systems, says change doesn’t happen unless there is an economic value. And that’s why cloud computing will make such a huge impact on outsourced services. It changes companies’ ability to consume IT. “This will create a very different […]

OMFN Knew It Selected the Right Supplier When Perot Systems Expertly Handled a Deluge of Volume During Migration | Article

OMFN Knew It Selected the Right Supplier When Perot Systems Expertly Handled a Deluge of Volume During Migration | Article

Old Mutual had earned the unhappy moniker: the worst in the industry. It outsourced to become competitive. During the first two migrations, events conspired to triple volume. Read how the two partners learned to work together under the crushing volumes.

Outsourcing Facilitates Airline’s Cash Flow for Staying Competitive | Article

Outsourcing Facilitates Airline’s Cash Flow for Staying Competitive | Article

Investing in innovation is critical to business success, especially in highly competitive industries such as the airline industry, which was hit hard with cost constraints after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Yet, British Midland Airways has been innovating and achieved many firsts in service quality. Outsourcing the highly specialized area of revenue accounting had a major impact on cash flow.

Outsourcing Helps Legacy Air Carriers Fly Back to Profitability | Article

Outsourcing Helps Legacy Air Carriers Fly Back to Profitability | Article

Outsourcing has been one of the most important factors in the industry turnaround, providing an opportunity to remove large amounts of fixed cost while drawing on the expertise of the outsourcer to update the airline’s technology base. Read why airlines are outsourcing important business processes.

Outsourcing for Strategic & Tactical Objectives | White Paper

Outsourcing for Strategic & Tactical Objectives | White Paper

Though cost saving is one of the most significant benefits that offshore sourcing offers, there are many important strategic benefits that an organization can look forward to when it takes a sourcing decision. This paper by Patni describes the many reasons for/benefits of undertaking outsourcing and offshore sourcing.

Is There Life After Signing a Long-term Outsourcing Contract? | Article

Is There Life After Signing a Long-term Outsourcing Contract? | Article

Facilities and real estate management processes are a highly specialized set of services that can make all the difference in building effective tenant relationships. Since Travelers occupies some buildings as a tenant but is the landlord in others, it sees clear benchmarking differentiation. Read why this leading financial institution enjoys a significant competitive advantage because it outsources these processes.

Outsourcing Information Design and Delivery | White Paper

Outsourcing Information Design and Delivery | White Paper

Information design and delivery includes technical documentation, instructional design, Web content development, graphics and multimedia, and technical marketing communications. Click here to download this white paper

Outsourcing in Uncertain Times | Article

Outsourcing in Uncertain Times | Article

Corporate layoffs command the headlines. Inflation numbers are jumping up and the NASDAQ index is diving down. Yet some industries still can’t find enough people to meet their growing orders. Are we heading toward the locust years or new boom? While economists are debating the answer, businesses have to decide what to do. Should they hire more people to be ready for a surge? Or should they lay off staff to stay lean and mean in preparation for the hard times ahead? Decisions today can affect the bottom line tomorrow. But one thing is clear in the cloudy horizon: Outsourcing is one of the best tools to deal with change in uncertain times, says Michel Janssen, chief operating officer of Outsourcing Center in Dallas, Texas.