Retailers face unique challenges when it comes to managing waste and recycling. If you have a large number of stores and distribution centers, then it is likely that multiple people are involved in managing contracts, invoices, service requests, as along with the many other complex needs required for waste expense management. For instance, you likely have contracts with numerous waste haulers, but no standard fee structure. And most importantly, because waste invoices are scarce on details, there is no real visibility into the expense – at either the store or corporate level. This leaves you with no data or leverage to get costs under control, nor ways to reduce them. Meanwhile, haulers continue to send price increases your way.
Most retailers must manage hauler contracts and invoices derived from several sources, such as:
Understanding and finding time to manage this complex web of waste and recycling expenses can be frustrating and unproductive if you don’t have the right business partner – one that has the time, talent and technology to assist you.
This is where Cass comes in. Cass is not a broker. We are a trusted managed services partner who provides both the data and the leverage you need to reduce – and then control – your costs. We accomplish this by focusing on three main activities:
Our procure-to-pay core solution for managing waste and recycling includes:
Working with Cass, you will offload day-to-day management of your waste removal needs. Think of us as your full-time waste management department. Using the centralized support that Cass provides, your store managers will have one number to call for all waste-related needs.