Butlers Chocolates is Ireland’s favourite luxury chocolatier and in 2012 celebrated 80 years of purveying chocolate happiness. Butlers Chocolates employ 400 staff across production, packing, dispatch, accounts, sales and marketing, new product development and Butlers Chocolate Cafés.
The company is 100% Irish owned by the Sorensen family who have owned it since the late 1950’s. Butlers is a company that has very loyal staff, many of whom who have stayed with the company for many years, over twenty for a good few, and have seen their careers develop along with the growth of the company.
We were initially attracted by your ‘no savings no fee’ proposal.We were happy when Cost Map confirmed that some categories were already under control.We were also pleasantly surprised however when substantial savings were identified for other categories.
Wavin Ireland is a member of the Wavin Group – the world leader in plastic pipe systems for residential, non-residential and civil engineering projects.
Systems offered, include market leading above and below ground drainage and Hep2O hot and cold plumbing and underfloor heating, as well as a wide range of Wavin drainage and stormwater management solutions for all application areas.
We engaged Cost Map to review our overheads and identify savings. The project resulted in savings being achieved for eleven of the fourteen categories reviewed. The savings were accomplished by straightforward price reductions from existing suppliers, the introduction of new suppliers.
GATE GOURMETGate Gourmet is the leading independent provider of airline catering and provisioning services. If your needs are land-based, Gate Gourmet provides catering and provisioning solutions for airport lounges, convenience stores and related establishments.
These savings were achieved without effecting the high level of quality we expect from our suppliers. We were also impressed by the professional approach taken by Cost Map to both our suppliers and to our own staff. Cost Map’s approach was methodical, results orientated and did not tie up Gategourmet.
GRAHAM O'SULLIVANGraham O ‘Sullivan are a family owned chain of 5 restaurants located in the greater Dublin area. All products are locally sourced and 100% Irish. Our meals are prepared, cooked and served fresh in-store throughout the day.
We are very happy with the outcome of the project and with the professional approach which you (Cost Map) adopted in dealing with our suppliers and staff. We are also satisfied that at no time was quality of service compromised.
THE NATIONAL CONCERT HALL
The National Concert Hall sits proudly on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin’s city centre and is home to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir Ireland, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Music Network and MusicGeneration.
Next door to the picturesque Iveagh Gardens and in the heart of a commercial district known as the National Concert Hall Quarter, it hosts over 1000 events per annum. Its mission, to foster and celebrate the appreciation, knowledge, enjoyment and pure love of music as an integral part of Irish life.
Cost Map’s ability to swiftly analyse costs and provide cost savings solutions either with current or alternative suppliers is a decided advantage while payment of fees based on actual savings make it a very attractive option.
MARTIN FOOD EQUIPMENT
With over 6,000 satisfied customers, Martin Food Equipment is Ireland’s leading commercial catering equipment suppliers in the retail and wholesale catering industries.
Serving a wide range of retail convenience shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, casual dining businesses and ice cream outlets, your catering business is in safe, experienced hands.
Cost Map’s professional and focussed approach to the examination of costs resulted in significant savings and a more pro active relationship with our suppliers.
NEOPOSTNeopost have supported businesses in Ireland since 1979. Whether it’s a new franking machine, a state-of-the-art folder inserter, a top-class address printer, innovative mailroom software, or any other solution from Neopost’s extensive range, you can be sure it comes with an exceptional level of service and support.
The Costmap team is obviously multifunctional with financial, technical & interpersonal expertise. I believe this mix of skills combined with an in-depth knowledge of the Irish marketplace was responsible for the successful outcome of the project.
FINEOS provide insurers with superior technology solutions that enable them to care for the people that they serve.
With over 20 years of experience focusing on the global Life, Accident and Health market, FINEOS’s aim is to help insurers accelerate growth, reduce cost, and provide an exceptional experience to their customers.
As we only paid a percentage of the savings actually achieved to Cost Map, this has been a risk free venture for FINEOS. In summation we are very pleased with the service and are happy to recommend Cost Map to other potential customers.
Chubb is a leading provider of Security and Fire Safety solutions for businesses and industry nationwide.
In the UK & Ireland, Chubb supplies systems and services to most of the FTSE 100 companies. Each year providing more than 12 million personnel hours of security, perform 150,000 security systems site inspections and service over 4 million fire extinguishers.
We were impressed by the ability of Cost Map to work independently during the conduct of the project. Thousands of invoices were obviously sorted, condensed and analysed to provide a meaningful picture of our company from the bottom up. We felt Cost Map worked with our staff in a helpful way and handled supplier negotiation in a formal and professional manner.
PCO Manufacturing is the market leading parallel importer of pharmaceutical products into Ireland. PCO specialise in sourcing the best quality pharmaceutical products, at the best prices, from across the European Union.
Employing over 100 people at our repackaging facilities in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, PCO has been serving Irish hospitals and pharmacies for over 25 years
Cost Map partnered well with us in identifying areas where cost savings were likely.
They quickly established an understanding of our business and with their extensive knowledge of alternative suppliers available; the savings soon become a reality
STANDARD BRANDS - ZIP FIRELIGHTERSStandard Brands is the world leader in domestic fire products, including firelighters, firelogs, BBQ fuels and ancillary products, sold under the Zip, Sunny Jim and Drummer brands in Europe.
Cost Map helped to implement their recommendations and completed audits over a two year period to ensure the savings were achieved. It is also worth noting that Cost Map worked well with both our staff and suppliers for the duration of the project
As the savings were considerable, Cost Map’s fees were self funding and the entire process took very little of our time, I would be happy to recommend the service