Utilitas Solutions can help portfolio managers reduce overheads and add value to their portfolio companies.
We specialise in outsourced procurement - we help companies to minimise expenditure across a range of areas, including energy, telecoms, waste, water and office supplies. By driving down running costs, we enable owners and investors to increase profitability and grow the value of their assets.
Our client list encompasses a diverse range of organisations, and we have an impressive track-record of delivering savings for a number of high-performing companies, including Build-A-Bear and Strutt & Parker.
We are confident we could deliver a significant positive impact to the bottom line of most of your UK based portfolio companies.
The size of the cost reduction we can achieve varies with the nature of each client company. Typically, savings in each area range between 10% and 40%:
- Energy 12% - 20%
- Waste 30% - 50%
- Stationery 23% - 36%
- Photocopying 22% - 38%
- Telecoms 10% - 34%
- Hygiene products 10% - 40%
A risk-free solution
Our fees are linked to the value of the cost reductions we achieve. So if we can’t deliver, it won’t cost you a penny. To gain deeper insight into how we work, or to learn more about the scale of savings we could deliver, please contact us via the contact us page.
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