"The great challenge that we face is to be ready to enter
these doors when they open."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Being prepared for business opportunities when they present themselves
    can make the difference if your company winds up in the red or black for
    the entire year.  Our services will enable you to have your "i's dotted and
    t's" crossed when potential business knocks on your door.  Being able to
    react quickly and decisively throughout your company because you are
    operating at maximum efficiency can make the difference between winning
    a contract and growing your business or losing the contract and laying
    people off.

    The Institute For Supply Management states that the difference between
    bidding and not bidding your goods and/or services can make a minimum
    of 7 - 10% difference in the price.  (In the gaming and hospitality industry
    the difference has been significantly more.)  How would you use a 7 - 10%
    increase in your company net income?  

    Please take the time to review our services below.  Now is the time to
    prepare for entering the doors when they open.
Procurement

  • Core Team - Procurement, Warehouse & Accounts Payable
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Supplier Qualification - Q, S, T & P
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Spend Discovery
  • Maverick Spenders
  • Product Standardization
  • Capital Budgets
  • Goal Setting
  • Bidding & Contracting
  • Commodity Teams
  • Legal & Risk Management
  • Cost Savings
  • ROI Accountability - Tracking & Reporting

Supplier Diversity

  • Core Team - Senior Management, Procurement, Finance, Advertising
    & Marketing
  • The Business Case
  • Vendor Discovery
  • Supplier Education
  • Certification
  • Spend Discovery
  • Organizational Tie-in
  • Goal Setting - Tier I & Tier II
  • Company Education
  • Regional & National Membership
  • Compensation Tie-in
  • ROI Accountability - Tracking & Reporting

Warehousing

  • Core Team - Procurement, Warehouse & Accounts Payable
  • Need Discovery
  • Operational Constraints
  • Asset Tagging
  • Space Requirements
  • Storerooms
  • Fixed & Remote Receiving
  • Racking & Equipment
  • Fixed vs. Random Put-away
  • Pars - Min/Max
  • Load-in Valuation
  • Inventory - Dollar & Percentage Variance
  • ROI Accountability - Tracking & Reporting

General

  • Business Process Improvement
  • Core Competencies
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Tribal Sovereignty
  • Supplier Reduction
  • Naapu - Continuous Improvement
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Conference & Meeting Representation
  • Mom & Pop Growth

Seminars

  • Procurement For Small Business
  • How To Do Business With Casinos
  • Casino & Warehouse Pre-Opening Timetables
  • Centralized Procurement For Casino Start-ups
  • Cost Savings Tracking & Reporting (ROI)
  • Supplier Diversity Start-up
  • Supplier Diversity Tracking & Reporting (ROI)
  • Warehouse Start-up
  • Warehouse Tracking & Reporting (ROI)
  • Records Retention
"The only business security you have today
is your commitment
to continuous improvement."
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888.896.6309
78 Egypt Street    Ashaway, RI  02804
CRYSTAL SOLUTIONS CONSULTING L.L.C.
"Clear-cut Solutions For Procurement & Supplier Diversity"

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