Thesis™, the Spend Improvement Service, is a single integrated service that combines supplier networks, technology, travel services and the support and guidance needed to implement a cost control and cost reduction program for schools and other businesses.
It starts with assessment. Know where you stand vs. industry, competitor and best practive metrics. Output of the assessment is a roadmap that prioritizes recommended actions and paybacks. The choice is yours to have us help with the transformation that we've successfully done many times before.
Requirement Definition; RFI, RFP, RFQ preparation, management, evaluataion and selection.
Spend Analysis and Strategic Sourcing
We help you develop the data you need to manage vendors and save money. We will help you to source properly or we can conduct the sourcing for you.
Collaborative Buying - GPO Service
In conjunction with Office Depot and other key vendors we offer a punch out catalog of over 300,000 items in all categories of spend at pricing reflective of our customers aggregated volume.
RFQ, RFP, RFI Management
Let us conduct for you requirements assembly, document preparation, vendor bidding and negotiation, response analysis, bid award. Big projects, small projects, projects in between.
Mergers, acquisitions, vacation fill-in we will back-fill and sustain operations.
Time-definite implementation of the package you choose. Project management.
Across the procurement to payment process we provide the temporary or permanent resources you need. All levels from clerical to executive are available.
Simply need knowledge and know-how? We help with RFP's, vendor on-site needs, finding new sources of supply, resolving shortages, managing inventories and availability, techniques for balancing enterprise supply and demand. Across industries and supply chain issues -- we've been there.
Accounts Payable Invoice Processing
Paper invoice conversion to data for AP system import.
Complex Category Sourcing
LTL and FTL Freight Bids, Parcel bids, intermodal, labor services, advertising...all with unique requirements. We do them all.
Spend Management for Private Schools
There is a growing concern among private schools and parents that rising tuitions may price religious and private school education beyond their ability to pay. Historical data shows a direct correlation between rising tuition cost and declining enrollments.
While some schools still enjoy more applicants than openings, all schools realize that a strategy of combatting cost increase by raising the tuition is not a viable long term strategy.