And it does not really matter who signed it or whether they had authority to do so in the first place.
Fortune one thousand companies can have as many as 100,000 contracts. Most of these companies do not have contract management software, maybe as few as 15%.. We also know that companies that do use contract management solutions have compliance ratings significantly higher than companies that do not. It is a well known fact that these solutions can reduce administrative overhead by up to 30%. Those savings although significant from an ROI perspective pale in comparison to the loses associated with a contracts in evergreen status or auto renewal that may include price increase language that required written notice to terminate or renegotiate a contract already in place. Just imagine a bulk fuel contract for millions of gallons with a single basis point escalator above a current Platts, OPIS or Gulf coast index if the contract evergreens. Ouch.
The good news is that a contract management solution like SafeContract™ can solve this problem and provide a near instantaneous ROI. SafeContract™ is offered in the form of Software as a Service or SaaS which makes it much more affordable than an in-house solution. The good news is that the data is yours and you only use as much of the system as you need.
Don’t wait any longer to reduce your administrative costs, manage discounts and rebates, make your auditors happy with improved compliance and eliminate ever greening.
Contact SafeSourcing® today.
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