Cost cutting e-toolbox - Cost cutting e-toolbox

We support SMEs through realistic and personalised cost reduction technologies

Apply an effective performance management process

A successful business operation, regardless of its size, depends on the effective management of people, products, and process

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Fulfill your customers requests in a more cost effective way

Supply chain management (SCM) is the combination of art and science that goes into improving the way your company finds the raw material & components it needs to make a product or service and deliver it to customers.
Explore technologies to improve your tied-up capital in inventory, reduce your distribution and material supply cost

Marketing savings and social media

Improve you marketing strategy by utilizing new forms of marketing such as online marketing, search engine marketing, desktop advertising or affiliate marketing
Explore technologies for an efficient marketing budget, targeted marketing (market research), get your products introduced via innovative marketing channels

Reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment to save money

New technologies are constantly being developed to complement current practices to: efficiently use energy, water, and other resources, protect occupant health and improve employee productivity, reduce waste, pollution and environmental degradation

Sensors and utility savings

Monitor your energy consumption and apply innovative ways to reduce it. Apply a customised maintenance strategy that is low cost and easy to be implemented to reduce your equipment failures

Renewable energies and savings

Exlore new ways that Small & Medium sized enterprises use the latest technological solutions in renewable energy utilization for cutting down their energy costs.
Get a free action plan to reduce your energy costs by investing in solar, wind, geothermal or biomass, according your requirements and potential.

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The toolkit is comprised of an energy Diagnostic and a decision support sequence which provides assistance in evaluating carbon emissions and mitigation techniques through energy efficiency and renewable energy investment options. It also includes a carbon footprint calculator and and best practices of other enterprises

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The digital tool box aims to identify potential high cost problems in industrial SMEs in six potential areas:

  1. Cost in processes- People and processes
  2. Cost in supply chain- Supply chain
  3. Cost in buildings- Green Buildings
  4. Cost in energy - Renewable energy
  5. Cost in production- Sensors in energy utilities and production
  6. Cost in marketing - Social media marketing

To start reducing your costs

  • contact CROSS-INNO-CUT experts
  • experts perform a diagnostic in your enterprise
  • special trained auditors identify potential high cost problems
  • they propose a free action plan

Confidentiality. Your answers are confidential. Data will not be linked to a company’s identity or used for marketing activities.


The Project "Cross Border Implementation of innovative cost cutting technologies is Co-financed by the European Union (E.R.D.F.) and from National Resources
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