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While our buying power is impressive, it is the extensive in-house knowledge and expertise at Expense Reduction Analysts that deliver truly significant cost reductions for our clients. Many of our cost analysis experts share their thoughts in this section.

Here you can read our experts' perspectives and insights on current and ongoing topics in expense management as well as get cost saving ideas and other advice on cost reduction and supplier management. Contact us directly for further information or to discuss any of the topics covered.

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by Scott Noar
Regions: United States
Before the full effects of the drought are understood, there are already reports of drought scare tactics used to raise prices.  How severe is the drought and how can a business insulate themselves from its full effects?   With 80 percent of farm land affected, 2012 has the most...

Thursday, November 10, 2011 by Scott Noar
Food-service profit margins are thin, placing every food service operator under constant pressure to control costs and eliminate waste. In an ongoing balancing act, he or she must watch everything from food costs, waste, spoilage and over-use of expensive ingredients to outright theft. Effective...

Friday, October 22, 2010 by Scott Noar
When a supplier says, “Look no further, I have the lowest prices,” do you trust them? Do you stop looking? It may be comforting to stop worrying if you’re getting the best price, but can your company afford that level of confidence? Recently experiences in two states, one on the east coast and...

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Scott Noar
Scott Noar brings 23 years experience of multi-departmental project management and problem solving skills. With a hands-on management style, he was most recently Director of R&D at J&J Snack...

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