The new partnership will enable D. Warner Group to expand its already extensive portfolio of corporate cost reduction and management solutions.
Press Release from July 12, 2012
D. Warner Group, the premiere corporate cost reduction firm will now be able to reduce its clients’ costs in areas outside of D. Warner’s core P-Card Validation, T&E Expense Validation, Office & Industrial Supplies, Waste Management, Vehicles, Copiers and others. The partnership with D. Warner Group will expand D. Warner Group’s cost reduction categories to include areas such as: Telecom, Mobile, I.T. Energy, Transportation, Sales & Use Tax and 3rd Party Printing practices. In addition, D. Warner Group will expand Optelcon’s extensive portfolio to its clientele.
“D. Warner Group’s core practices will broaden our service options as well as enhance those for Optelcon. Combining services such as the cost reduction categories of Optelcon with the p-card monitoring service of D. Warner Group will bring added benefits to clients of both companies. We are thrilled to see this synergy happen”, said Doug Hindsley, Senior Partner of D. Warner Group.
“We are excited to work with D. Warner Group. Optelcon is committed to the relentless pursuit of reducing our clients’ indirect expenses. The added subject matter expertise and solutions provided by D. Warner Group will enhance Optelcon’s ability to continue to improve our clients’ bottom line. We are also looking forward to helping D. Warner Group add additional value to its clientele’. It is a real win for both our companies and clients,” said Robert Pommer, Founder and CEO of Optelcon.
About D. Warner Group
Servicing clients nationwide, D. Warner Group, L.L.C. is a privately owned sourcing and audit company. D. Warner Group assesses company spend, manages category sourcing, and monitors p-card usage enhancing contract compliance and reducing unnecessary spend. D. Warner Group’s proprietary compliance and audit solution has increased contract awareness and compliance to over 100,000 employees while ensuring only valid business expenses are processed. D. Warner Group services businesses, universities, and government agencies. Our client base is comprised of Fortune 1,000 companies, industries including manufacturing, retail, education, finance, services, and government sectors.
Founded in 2003, Optelcon is a Chicago-based premiere global provider of corporate expense reduction, containment and ongoing management services. Optelcon uses specialized expertise, professional negotiators, real-time market pricing data and proprietary technology to save clients money and improve controls. For more than 90% of its clients, Optelcon saves an average of 28% — usually in the first 45-60 days. Optelcon provides its cost reduction expertise over a wide range of indirect expenses including: global telecom, life-cycle mobile management, energy, transportation, third-party printing, payment processing, sales and use tax and others. Optelcon’s clients include Global 50 to Fortune 5000 companies as well as several major global telecommunications carriers and other expense management consulting firms.