Invariably, every business wants to find ways to cut operating costs. Many of the best-run companies in our industry
regularly analyze operations and procedures to determine where cost-reducing changes can be made. Unfortunately,
many building service contractors (BSCs) get so busy running their businesses on a day-to-day basis that they simply
can’t find the time to look for ways to reduce operating expenses. However, cutting expenditures can be one of the
easiest ways to increase profits, which means it should not be overlooked.
To make your cost-cutting job a bit easier, I’ve distilled several proven methods into 11 suggestions. While some may
actually cost money to implement, the long-term returns can help reduce expenses significantly. Others may take
some time to implement, but once again, the returns can lead to larger profits and lower operating costs.