We understand that you may have questions about our service and abilities. Common questions are answered below. Should you have additional questions not answered here, please call us at 847-844-0484.

1) Can you guarantee that you'll save us money? Show Answer
2) What is a spend diagnostic? Show Answer
3) Can't I do that myself? Show Answer
4) Is the client obligated to implement the savings suggested by CRS? Show Answer
5) Why do I need to provide my spend and supplier information to CRS? Show Answer
6) How can we be certain the information we provide is safeguarded? Show Answer
7) What prior successes have you had? Show Answer
8) How much can we expect to save? Show Answer
9) How much time will all of this take? Show Answer

Did You Know!

The Boston Consultant Group concludes that a 5% reduction in procurement costs is the bottom line equivalent to increasing sales by 30%.

CRS offers its services on a contingency basis, with our fee tied to the savings secured and approved by the client.

CRS focuses on reducing the Total Cost of Procurement (TCOP) while maximizing value with key suppliers. This includes negotiating improvements in quality, services, performance requirements, terms, incentives & price change methodology.

CRS will manage all information with utmost respect and confidentiality.

CRS can develop and facilitate Reverse Auctions and complex RFQs, RFPs, RFXs and RFIs.

CEO of a film manufacturer said “What appealed to me initially was that CRS’s offered expertise in procurement and supply chain on a performance basis - contingent on results, with no risk. Within 6 months CRS provided savings in excess of $1 million".

CRS has assisted various manufacturers and distributor organizations in the food, packaging, spirits, electronics, computer, cosmetic, furniture, metals, services & construction industries to reduce their costs & increase savings.

“Cost Reduction Specialists were very easy to work with and helped us achieve savings in many areas including telecom costs, credit card processing fees, office supplies, distribution supplies and other indirect costs”- Controller Furniture Business

“CRS negotiated significantly lower prices for our temporary labor, labels and corrugated cartons programs resulting in savings that exceeded $400,000”. VP of Finance – Food Processing Organization