Accel Advisors

Profit Improvement Solutions

Client Results By Sourcing Category

Service Savings Client Comments
IT Hardware: PC's 12% $5 Billion IT Services Company Aggregated client's fragmented global PC requirements across all business units and geographies. Developed RFP and initiated competitive process that resulted in pre-emptive offer from incumbent.
Spare Parts/Repairs 15% $150 Million Equipment Maintenance & Repair Company Led development of strategy that centered on SKU rationalization and consolidation from over 500 suppliers to 30 primary global distributors.
Telecom: Voice & Data 20% Multiple Sourced over $200 Million in spend on behalf of clients across multiple industries. Approach typically includes spend, network analysis and bill audits. In addition to forward savings, we typically recover refunds as far back as 3 years.
Telecom: Wireless 32% Multiple Conducted analysis of rate plans, usage and evaluated bills for errors in preparation for renegotiation with incumbent as clients were still under contract.
MRO 17% Multiple Sourced wide array of MRO equipment and supplies on behalf of clients across multiple industries. Savings driven by item rationalization, standardization, volume leverage and supplier consolidation.
Temp/Contract Labor 15% Multiple Consolidated contract labor spend across multiple global business units. Standardized and centralized requisitioning process. Led competitive RFP process resulting in master provider program with negotiated rate reductions.
Office Supplies & Equipment 14% Multiple Led multiple sourcing initiatives utilizing reverse auction. In addition to savings, benefits included increased spend with minority suppliers.
Marketing Research 50% Regional Telecom Services Provider Team developed RFP and structured competitive bid process. Incumbent had been performing studies for prior 3 years with consistent price increases.
Construction 30% $1.5 Billion Services Company Led supplier rationalization and bundling strategy that resulted in 50% reduction in construction suppliers.
Print & Fulfillment 22% Multiple Conducted audit of sourcing process utilized by agency of record. Identified opportunities to reduce specifications, eliminate administrative mark-up and implement competitive process for selecting subcontractors.
Facilities Services 18% $10 Billion Hospitality & Gaming Company Led development of strategy that included aggregating volume across 35 properties, multiple RFP lots for ancillary services, outsourcing analysis for evaluation of outsourcing additional properties to an incumbent cleaning vendor with broad capabilities.

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Accel Advisors, Inc.
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Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
Office: 513-204-5863