Cost Optimization

Independent management consultants specializing in Cost Optimization

Umbrex helps our clients find the right independent management consultant for their cost optimization project. Over 90% of our cost optimization consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority also have cost optimization experience in industry roles.

How we help clients with cost optimization

Assess all third-party spend; identify, prioritize, capture opportunities

Rightsize the organization; efficiently deploy talent

Cost take-out through redesign of products and services

Guidance on adopting ZBB approaches to re-evaluate all expenses

Analyze and optimize overhead costs, including administrative and operational expenses

Robotic process automation, self-service platforms, consolidation

Lean operations, automation, elimination of low-value activities

What clients say

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Insights on strategy from our members:

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Useful resources on strategy recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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How to get started


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