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Tales from the Field: a pest control off-contract spend example

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Tales from the Field: a pest control off-contract spend example

If you are looking for quick wins and cost savings in your pest control category, you must focus on off-contract and out-of-scope spend. The potential savings can be enormous. Consider this […]
Procurement Foundry Ask Me Anything with Fine Tune – ‘Cliff Notes’ Recap

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Procurement Foundry Ask Me Anything with Fine Tune – ‘Cliff Notes’ Recap

Fine Tune CEO, Rich Ham, and Procurement Foundry President, Mike Cadieux, recently “chopped it up” (to steal a phrase from Mike) during an engaging Ask Me Anything session, “Tail Spend: […]

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An Update on Fine Tune’s Sustainable Promise

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An Update on Fine Tune’s Sustainable Promise

Sustainability and circularity as they relate to procurement and the consumption of goods and services has, for urgent reasons, emerged as an increasingly critical issue facing corporations. At Fine Tune, […]
Technology Innovation and Investment: Requirements for Effective Expense Management

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Technology Innovation and Investment: Requirements for Effective Expense Management

What differentiates you as an expense management consultancy? We hear this question often. Of course, we have industry experts with over one hundred years’ combined subject-matter experience and expertise in […]
Expert Q&A: Dr. Elouise Epstein, Partner, Kearney

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Expert Q&A: Dr. Elouise Epstein, Partner, Kearney

We recently sat down with Dr. Elouise Epstein to chat about the future of procurement, newly available technologies disrupting the market, and the need to drive value creation. Q: You’ve been […]
5 Common Roadblocks to Leveraging Outside Expertise

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5 Common Roadblocks to Leveraging Outside Expertise

Over the last few years, expense management solutions have become essential as corporations continue to lean out procurement departments and ask their buyers to do more with less. It is […]
Private Equity Alert: Time to Take Action on “Under the Radar” Expenses

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Private Equity Alert: Time to Take Action on “Under the Radar” Expenses

As we discussed in “Do Traditional Portfolio Management “Tools” Provide Real P&L Relief?,” many private equity enterprises deploy a “toolbox” of strategies designed to drive cost savings and efficiencies for […]
Expert Q&A: Jill Robbins, President, Business Fierce

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Expert Q&A: Jill Robbins, President, Business Fierce

We recently had the pleasure of collaborating with Jill Robbins, President of Business Fierce, on an internal Fine Tune project. As a result, we chatted how Procurement professionals can become […]
Do Traditional Portfolio Management “Tools” Provide Real P&L Relief?

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Do Traditional Portfolio Management “Tools” Provide Real P&L Relief?

Many private equity enterprises deploy a “toolbox” of strategies designed to drive cost savings and efficiencies for new portfolio investments. Reduced operating costs and more efficient resource allocation are, in […]
When to Negotiate Your Pest Control Supplier Agreement

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When to Negotiate Your Pest Control Supplier Agreement

Did you know that the bulk of pest control supplier revenue is made during the spring and summer months when pest incident rates are high? Accordingly, this is also a […]
The Revolving Door of Corporate Procurement & Resulting Bottom-Line Vulnerabilities: Part III

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The Revolving Door of Corporate Procurement & Resulting Bottom-Line Vulnerabilities: Part III

As detailed in the last installment of this series – a marathon sales process, which saw four changes to our category contact over a 39-month period, had finally resulted in […]

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