Are you spending enough time and focus on the bottom line!

April 26th, 2023

If not, what’s distracting you? Because it requires focus!


Today’s post is by Ronald D. Southard, CEO at SafeSourcing Inc

I was listening to a rant by Bernie Marcus today on MSN about focusing on the bottom line and not being distracted by wokeness.

One quote resonated with me. “We need leaders who are basically thinking about the shareholders and their employees,” he added. “And I think today it’s all about woke diversity, things that don’t hit the bottom line.” While I agree with the 1st sentence of the quote, I do think there continues to be a need to focus on a more diverse workplace.

I rant fairly frequently about the treatment of employees who are too often used to reducing costs because of a lack of focus on other cost areas that can return similar results. In fact, this focus is part of our elevator pitch as is the need to focus on the bottom line.  It goes like this. “We assist our customers in significantly reducing costs to improve gross margins and net earnings, support growth plans and maintain, retrain where needed and grow associate headcount”. That’s’ who SafeSourcing is!

How do we do it you ask? With SafeSourcing’ s eProcurement White Glove Services. And we average greater than 24% savings across all categories. Apply that number to your cost of goods and expense plan. Then compare it to savings attributed to your planned employee layoffs.

SafeSourcing is a Procure to Pay SaaS based provider of a number of e-Procurement solutions and associated white glove services that are part of our SaaS offered SafeSourceIt™ eSourcing suite. That includes our SafeSourceIt™ Global Supplier Database that includes over 557,000 vendor/suppliers.

To learn more, please contact a SafeSourcing customer services associate.



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