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The ability to make confident, strategic business decisions requires a comprehensive understanding of your costs, products and services, and customers. For example, do you know how much it costs to produce, promote, sell, and distribute each of your product lines or services? And do you know which customers, products, and services are profitable?

Accurately answering these questions depends on having quality and timely information available. Our cost management solutions are designed to ensure you have the information you need to make informed decisions in a highly competitive global marketplace.

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Are you data-rich, but information poor?
Learn how to leverage your data to improve your costing system.

Costing and Estimating Solutions Thought Leadership

  • Data-rich, information-poor: Leverage your data to improve costing
    Customer expectations are adding complexity and driving cost. While many businesses have amassed a wealth of data, simply collecting data won’t deliver the information you need for decision-making. Here’s how to leverage it and improve your costing system.
    Jon Wood Ken Julien Eric Obrecht
    Article September 19, 2018 5 min read
    A picture of work colleagues gathered around a desk looking at multiple documents full of data and information.
  • ELD mandate affecting your bottom line? Three tips to reduce costs
    The ELD mandate is disrupting supply chain operations with rising transportation costs, long lead times, delayed shipments, and increased truck driver shortages. How can you put the brakes on increased costs and keep your organization on the road to profitability?
    Matt Stekier Steve Herron
    Article June 20, 2018 2 min read
    Two shipping and receiving professionals discussing the ELD mandate.
  • Benchmarking plastics processors: Know your competitive set
    Plante Moran’s North American Plastics Industry Study (NAPIS) has offered insights and analysis to plastics processors for over 20 years. Take advantage of this treasure-trove of benchmarking data — participate in the survey and see where you stand in the marketplace.
    Greg Alonso Daron Gifford
    Article May 18, 2018 3 min read
    Two business people walking and talking with a factory in the background
  • Medical device cost transformation for long-term profitability
    In today's highly commoditized environment, smart medical device companies are launching cost transformation initiatives to gain a competitive advantage. Everything is fair game in terms of innovation and potential change. Here's what businesses need to consider.
    Sal Moffa Jeff Jenkins
    Article April 13, 2018 4 min read
    Medical Device team reviews cost transformation at laptop

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Improved costing solves issues for global medical device supplier
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Costing and estimating solutions for automotive supplier
Automotive supplier improves costing information leading to confidence in product decisions and reduced lead time.
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We serve a range of industries from manufacturing to construction to service. We know your industry trends and will work with you to understand your specific costing and estimating requirements. We take a practical approach to position your business to capitalize on opportunities. Our solutions will help your decisions translate into profits to sustain and grow your business.