Maximizing efficiency and productivity has never been easy. The current economic indicators present an immediate need for organizational leaders to do more with less. The time has come to deliver smarter innovation to address every component of cost, revenue, operations, and strategy. The leading businesses are prioritizing actions to counter negative contributors to the bottom and top lines; exploring cost and revenue strategies to drive an actionable impact. Organizations will need to act upon every challenge, even those that may not be understood completely, for profitability improvement. Our lessons learned from the volatile climate since the pandemic have established leading strategies that enable our team of experts to deliver smart execution of key strategic initiatives solving each challenge.
Our industry-leading Profitability Improvement solutions bring the skills and focus on action to spend management, cost optimization, operational efficiencies, and delivering a sizable impact to your bottom line. AArete’s data-driven approach, supported by decades of expertise and market intelligence, helps companies to plan and act to unlock value by transforming key elements of the business. Our team will solve your cost, revenue, and operational challenges in an accelerated fashion.
Identify and implement measurable cost reduction and value creation strategies
Support elevated operational performance through business process optimization
Constructing sustainable solutions for complex challenges
Understanding a one size fits all approach doesn’t work when it comes to third-party cost management, coupled with the complexity of emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) demands, AArete takes a value-driven approach to managing your third party spend and related strategies. Upon analyzing third-party vendors and partnerships against market intelligence and industry best practices, AArete identifies areas for cost management, operational excellence, and strategic realignment, negotiating on behalf of the client to ensure optimal value is met at a reasonable cost. Our goal is to ensure your organization is moving forward.
AArete’s core Cost Management solutions include:
- Strategic Sourcing
- Spend Cube and Opportunity Assessment
- Vendor Management Office
- Procurement Optimization
- Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies
- Tail Spend Management
Whether on a permanent or temporary basis, AArete is equipped to support organizations through a range of managed service consultant needs. Prepared to tailor solutions based on pressing needs, AArete dedicates skilled resources and can scale as priorities are changed or additional needs are identified.
AArete’s Managed Services can deliver measurable value for your organization for key functions, including:
- Strategic Sourcing
- Category Managers
- M&A Integration Support
- Supply Chain Logistics
- Vendor Management Office
- Technology Business Analyst
- Supplier Diversity Officer
- Sustainability Leader
- Technology Transformation
Business growth inevitably undergoes ongoing operational change, but it shouldn’t be that painful. Understanding your current state alongside future business goals, we partner with clients to identify the most meaningful tools and systems to enable sustainable and scalable business growth, and then we help implement the solution to minimize transitional friction. By doing so, we empower our clients to keep their focus attuned to strategic initiatives by minimizing administrative burdens that often get in the way.
AArete’s Operational Improvement solutions include:
- Digital Transformation & Process Automation
- Procurement Transformation & Organizational Design
- Customer Profitability & Engagement
- Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
- Outsource Advisory
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Our Profitability Improvement Leaders
John has over 30+ years of cross–industry consulting and operations improvement experience. He continues to provide profit improvement services to a range of companies including higher education, healthcare providers, healthcare payers, technology, retail, and other. His work includes strategic profitability improvement, revenue cycle improvements, gross margin improvements, process redesign, and technology implementation services. John has a particular focus on organizational change management supporting his clients in developing strategies for advancing their business to meet new business and regulatory challenges. He is a known innovator and driver of change that produces results by communicating to all levels of the organization. John has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Pace University, is a member of HFMA and is a published author in Managed Healthcare Executive, CFO and Financial Executives.
Tyler has robust experience leading multi-year sourcing initiatives within Higher Education, Retail, Consumer Products, Transportation and Energy, achieving over $250M in strategic profitability improvement. He has over 10 years of sourcing experience and developing strategic solutions regarding innovation, automation, process improvements, and strategic programs integral in generating substantial strategic profitability improvement. He has completed projects in a multitude of sourcing categories including temporary labor, most facilities (material and services) areas, IT hardware and software, scientific supplies, supply chain/transportation, outsourcing and human resource benefits. Tyler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a published author in Internet Retailer.
Gaurav has more than 14 years of experience in the areas of supply chain management, strategic profitability improvement, and digital transformation. Prior to joining AArete, Gaurav worked with Booz & Co and Accenture Strategy to develop sustainable solutions to unique client challenges. He has worked with clients from various industries spanning across the US, Asia-Pacific, UK and Middle-East. He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Engineering in Pune and an MBA in Finance from University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.
Evan has a history of working within the transportation, Retail, Technology and Financial Services industries. Evan has led several engagements across multibillion-dollar organizations focused on cost and operational improvement, procurement enhancement, and technology innovation with specific expertise in both direct and indirect strategic sourcing, project management, and process improvement. Evan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Finance from Indiana University.