Cost Reduction – Case Studies
Hertfordshire based Paper Mill / Museum and Educational Centre
The client has multiple electricity and gas supplies with various contracts in place. It was discovered that the client had charitable status meaning that they had been significantly overpaying on VAT and CCL (climate change levy)
A successful claim was made and a rebate of over £40,000 was made back to the client.
Further more significant savings 15-30% were achieved on new supply contracts.
Gloucestershire based Aviation Company
This is a hanger for Police helicopters. The site has a large electricity supply, this had been left rolling on out of contract rates.
Significant savings of around 30% was made on the electricity contract (around £10,000)
We also successfully reduced down the sites KVA capacity saving around £2,000 per annum.
Gloucestershire based dental equipment manufacturer with a turnover of around £6 million per annum
This client has 3 electricity supplies (two HH and one NHH meter) costing over £168,000 per year. Negotiations resulted in total savings of £17,200 over a 12 month period together with a further reduction of £4,200 off their annual Gas expenditure.
The customer is due to soon move premises and it has also been possible to negotiate a further £45,000 or 30% reduction in their annual electricity bills for their new energy supply via one half –hourly meter.
An overall saving of over £21,400 for the old Premises with a further £45,000 reduction to follow after relocation.
Oxfordshire based printing company with a turnover of £5 million per annum
This client requested a review after they Received a termination notice from their electricity supplier informing them of a 115% price increase for their next contract.
It was possible to negotiate a new 12-month contract with a different supplier achieving a saving of over £47,000.
Glasgow based fishing equipment supplier with 10 stores in and around southern Scotland. Turnover £10 million per annum.
The firm requested a review as part of a cost benchmarking exercise. Several suppliers had also been approached directly. Through the supply chain and relationships, the best rates were offered out of all others in the tender process.
The stores vary in size from a megastore to much smaller units with lower overheads the savings made reflect this. Savings on electricity for the group was £26,800, which ranged from £14,169 for one store to £379 for the smallest unit.
A state school (community college) in the South West of England
This community college had a simple system with two ISDN2’s and 4 analogue lines. They had previously had a battle with a local telecoms company who had rolled them into a five-year contract due to missing termination end dates. As a result of the review, significant savings were realised.
100% of the Savings were passed to the client which were: Total call saving: £3,240 = 30% Total line rental saving: £850.00 = 20% Everything was dealt with from termination through to recommendation.
Two GP Surgeries
These two surgeries had energy reviews with a tendering process that took less than 5 days. New contracts were signed off within two days and 100% of the savings passed on to the client.
Surgery 1 achieved total gas savings of £1,351.79. Surgery 2 achieved total electricity savings of £3,118.34
Two care homes, Care home 1 is located in Devon, Care home 2 is located in Yorkshire
Overview: Care home 1 has 25 residents. Significant savings were made in gas and electricity expenditure. Care home 2 benefited from savings in gas, electricity and telecoms expenditure.
Care home 1 benefited from 100% of the following savings, gas £731.76, electricity £3,853.27. Total – £4,585.03. Care home 2 benefited from 100% of the following savings, gas, £8,665.17, electricity, £3,090.26, Telecoms, £1,600.
Total – £13,355.43