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Negotiating and Analyzing the Benefits of Fixed Price Contracts

Learn how to identify opportunities in contracts and analyze data to help lower fixed costs.

Many companies are stuck in underperforming contracts that do nothing to help reduce costs. In far too many cases overall spend continues to grow. With the complexity of contracts today, this content will help companies understand how to look at their data, determine exactly where their dollars are being spent and help reduce those fixed price costs. This material will also help you understand how to formulate a request for pricing as well as monitor the performance of the contract once implemented.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Understanding Your Fixed Price Agreement

  • Data- How to Find and Use the Proper Data to Prepare for a Renegotiation
  • Benchmarking- the Importance of Determining What Type of Discounts and Reductions to Expect
  • Preparing a Formal Request for Pricing (RFP)- This Will Help You Formulate an RFP That Is Easy for Your Supplier to Understand and Help You Define Exactly What Is Best for Your Company

Negotiating Your Fixed Price Contracts

  • Approaching the Supplier- Timing and Best Ways to Approach Your Suppliers Regarding a Contract Negotiation
  • Analyzing the Proposals- Determining What the True Savings Are, Not What the Supplier Promises Your Company Will Save, but What You Will Truly Save Based on Your Historical Data
  • Determining Which Proposal Is Right for You- Each Service and Proposal Offers Unique Benefits. Tailoring a Contract Which Best Suites Your Company Can Lower Costs Significantly

Analyzing the Benefits of Your Contracts-

  • Ensuring That Your Contract Performs as Expected- Knowing What to Look for to Ensure the Agreement Is Performing as Promised
  • Watching for Red Flag Areas in Your Costs- Areas of Concern to Look for
  • Knowing When It's Time to Renegotiate- Knowing When to Renegotiate Your Agreement Using a Variety of Factors
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on December 20, 2018.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Johnny K. Telos

Johnny K. Telos

Transportation Audit and Recovery Services

  • President/CEO of Transportation Audit and Recovery Services-TARS
  • Transportation consulting company specializing in parcel audit and contract negotiations
  • Conducts regular talks on the subject of contract negotiations around the country, including the ASD tradeshow in Las Vegas and eComChicago
  • Winner of numerous sales awards at FedEx over 15 years, including Account Executive of the Year
  • Johnny has grown his company, TARS, to over 50 million in just under 4 years
  • Subject matter expert when it comes to negotiating parcel agreements with savings of his current clients averaging more than 20%
  • Can be contacted at 1-855-459-TARS (8277) or [email protected]
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Product ID: 404638
Published 2018
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