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Creative ways to cut costs

The idea

There is often an unrealistic expectation about how much financial benefit can be gained from improvement activities. The harsh reality is that while some will benefit your cash position (for example, collecting cash faster from customers), some will benefit your profit and your cash (for example, buying in kits rather than parts, releasing floor space so you no longer have to rent storage space), but some will bring no financial benefit (for example, cutting the time to make a product or deliver a service when you have no work to fill the released capacity).

While they don’t bring any immediate financial benefit, this last category (the enablers) does present an opportunity to do something valuable (something that the customer values and will pay for) with that released capacity on the machine, or that released workload for an employee or that released floor space. 

In practice

Manage expectations by being realistic about the financial benefits.
Identify whether a planned activity should improve profit and/ or cash, the expected financial value of the improvement, and the timescale.
Re-engineer your reporting to segregate the cost of “enablers”, focusing management attention on them.
100 Great Cost-Cutting Ideas—Marshall Cavendish

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