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How to Buy Quality N95 Masks, KN95 Masks and Other PPE

PPE: What to watch for when purchasing N95 Masks, KN95 Masks, Gloves and other personal protective equipment Major Takeaway Identifying potentially fraudulent or untrustworthy PPE vendors is not a step to skip in your PPE procurement process. Checking references, understanding your chosen supplier’s manufacturing history, and verifying certifications before making purchases will mitigate risks and…

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How 2021 utility markets will affect your business

Special Indirect Procurement Category Update: Utilities Major Takeaway After a banner year in 2020, utility prices are expected to take an upward turn in 2021. Corporations and PE firms should take steps now to reduce costs and mitigate potential electricity & natural gas rate increases. 2020 Utilities Review ACC manages 30+ indirect expense categories, and in this…

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How to reduce your PE portfolio’s commercial insurance costs

With premium rates increasing as a result of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to review current insurance plans across your investments and lock in lower costs. Carriers can still offer competitive rates if your portfolio’s risk profiles are well prepared and actively marketed. Our team of group purchasing private equity experts works with PE…

How a Large Healthcare Company Reduced Telecom Expenses

A Familiar Story A $15B+ healthcare company realized they were overpaying on their existing Telecom contracts for wireless, wireline, voice and data. We assessed their internal capabilities and evaluated market options. Despite two years remaining on the existing agreement, ACC engaged in a renegotiation with their incumbent Telecom provider to reduce costs to below market…

Q4 2020 Procurement Category Cost Impacts

Q4 2020 – Procurement Cost Impacts for Non-Core Expenses

COST IMPACTS – Q4 2020 While many of these increases are Covid-19 related, some are simply due to general market dynamics. In many of these areas, there is an opportunity to mitigate rising costs by focusing on cost reduction activities.   Insurance Increases in premiums have moderated over the past 90 days but remain higher…

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How to Keep Quick Service Restaurants Safe During Covid and Beyond

Alliance Cost Containment Presents Tips for Long John Silver’s and other QSR’s to keep locations clean and costs under control Learn more about Transblue for your locations Dave Wescott, Founder and CEO of Transblue, one of the largest privately held facility maintenance providers in the U.S., explains safety tips and how important a sanitary restaurant…

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Managing Procurement Costs in Covid-19 and Beyond

Tips for PE firms and portfolio companies to address challenges and keep costs under control Special 75 Minute Workshop on PE Firm Group Cost Reduction Four expert speakers — a top cost reduction consultant, private equity operating partner, portfolio company CFO, and a family office investor — covers:   Ways to reduce procurement costs through…

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Alliance Cost Containment Opens New NuLu Headquarters 

  From Louisville Business First Growing Louisville Company Opens New NuLu Headquarters By Marty Finley  – Reporter, Louisville Business First View Article at Business First Photo credits: Alliance Cost Containment   A Louisville company that works with businesses on cost reduction has a new home in the bustling NuLu neighborhood. Alliance Cost Containment has leased roughly 5,700…

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Current Procurement Cost Impacts for Non-Core Expenses

ACC’s team of procurement experts is actively monitoring supply chain issues across expense categories to provide insights into likely cost fluctuation. This illustration represents ACC’s current thinking on the cost trajectory of key expense categories for June/July 2020.  For a free savings assessment, contact Emmeline Wexer ewexer@alliancecost.com    |     201-657-0043 Insights on Cost Impact…