According to a recent Aberdeen study, 85% of telecom invoices are not audited although 7-12% of all charges are inaccurate. From the initial request for proposal, through negotiation and terms of agreement, Avail is there every step of the way. Avail helps businesses free up valuable staff time while receiving insightful advice on end-to-end procurement support.
Our sourcing management service includes the establishing all current inventories, benchmarking rates and terms against market rates, prospective vendor identification, RFP management, contract negotiation assistance, project management for carrier migration, and procurement process improvement.
Sourcing Opportunities and Savings Assessment - Avail compares contractual rates versus market rates for similar sized companies and volumes, identifies savings by service, and provides an executive summary of estimated potential savings with recommendations.
Competitive Procurement via RFP - Avail provides end-to-end support on request for proposal management. We'll identify and create an inventory of services as well as a list of potential suppliers to receive the RFP. Avail will manage the entire execution, evaluate, and help facilitate final decision making.
Project Management - Avail manages the migration of all new services or installs, from ordering & provisioning, to the test, turn up and cut over, to disconnects and validating the billing cycle.
Companies lose 12-17% of telecom spend to unorganized telecom expense management.