Your employees make every effort to satisfy their customers and deliver great projects. However, great projects are not enough for a consultancy firm. Successful growth also requires you to have enough billable hours and projects delivered with healthy margins.
Service providers and consultancy firms are doing well in the Netherlands. The economic recovery and digitalisation have boosted turnovers in recent years, but a chronic shortage of staff and increasing competition are hampering this growth. Winning and retaining customers is therefore quite challenging. Achieving growth as such is not enough. You also need to achieve returns from this growth.
The customer remains critical, wants more added value and wants its services delivered at ever more competitive hourly rates. In practice, we see that internal inefficiencies are standing in the way of this value creation: how many spreadsheets and tools do you need in your day-to-day work? The entry of hours, project lists and so on causes a lot of hassle and mistakes, particularly in dynamic project environments. This type of time-consuming, unprofessional work also tends to involve unnecessary duplication of effort.
How can you prevent your healthy margins from being wiped out by lack of insight? How can you grow professionally without losing valuable time fire-fighting and correcting mistakes caused by internal inefficiencies?
Whether you are engaged in simple time registration or clear project reports – Exact was designed to make things easy for consultancy firms. Get your employees to simply enter their hours each day online. You will see your time registration is faster and better. The result: No more observations after the fact, but direct control with clear progress reports that really show the current state of affairs.
Your organisation is growing with more employees and more projects. How do you prevent high expenditure on projects? How can you manage the expected manpower utilisation? Exact not only gives you more control over costs and margins through better project monitoring; it also gives you the opportunity to increase the capacity utilisation of employees and therefore directly boost your turnover.
Your organisation continues to grow, with more branches and more complexity. How can you grow and scale up dynamic and growing project organisations in a manageable way? Make the management of your complex financial project organisation easy. Projects, employees and relations are centrally managed. The inter-company functionality allows you to easily settle transactions between various branches. The figures are easily consolidated, without spreadsheets and long, time-consuming closing cycles.
Finance, invoicing, inventory, manufacturing, CRM, projects and purchasing – everything is now connected and carried out within a single system. This works brilliantly for us. Despite the growth of the company our office still has the same number of staff, which is really saying something.
We appreciate going with the flow of developments of an Exact standard package. This leads to a stable and continuous process. Exact is also a stable partner
With Exact Globe, we have been able to reduce our reporting time by 20%.
Quality requirements, warehousing and administration under control.
As a dairy country, we’re already forerunners, but there’s still a whole new world to conquer. Exact’s software will help a quality control company such as Qlip to maintain this leading position even more effectively.
The Exact solution is intelligently set up, our information overview becoming increasingly more accurate which in turn supports the effectiveness of our planning. It’s a piece of cake to review or update your production plans in Exact.