The Global Business Consulting team for the Asia Pacific region provides a range of standard and bespoke tools and services tailored to each customer to address specific areas of concern with respect to expense management. Global Business Consulting partners with customers to identify process efficiencies, drive cost savings, analyse and optimise spend, identify areas for value creation and looks to provide recommendations on best-in-class solutions tailored to achieve your goals.
Some areas of focus where our customers have benefited from the recommendations and guidance have been:
- ŸVisibility into employee spend behaviour
- ŸIdentification of Business to Business (B2B) spend
- ŸDriving cost savings
- ŸReview and development of policies
- ŸImproving processes and procedures
- ŸSourcing effectiveness and supplier rationalisation
- ŸOptimisation on both direct and indirect spend
- ŸDriving compliance to policy
The Global Business Consulting team can assist to understand your existing program through analysis of current processes, policies and practices. The level of expense management program maturity is then assessed in order to recommend the appropriate tools and advice required to progress your program to the next level of program maturity and towards best-in-class practices.
The different stages of program maturity and progression through these stages towards a Best-in-Class program are demonstrated in the Evolution of Optimisation diagram below.
Bespoke Consulting Services
The American Express Global Business Consulting team can provide Your Company with services that answer your specific requirements. By identifying new areas of growth and opportunities to optimise areas of Your Company’s expense management program these bespoke tools can assist to drive best-in-class practice.
Some of the solutions available to Your Company are:
|Expense Management Optimisation
||An in-depth analysis of your spend data with recommendations relating to supplier management, compliance, spend visibility and potential savings and benefits
|Value Creation Analysis
||An analysis of commodity and supplier spend with recommendations to achieve supplier rationalisation, process and control savings
|Business Process Review
||An in-depth analysis of your expense management processes and systems accompanied with best practice process transformation recommendations to deliver cost savings and employee convenience
||A full critique of your expense management policies accompanied with recommendations for improvement to achieve a best-in-class policy
The Global Business Consulting team’s thought leadership experts research and provide informed perspectives into industry and sector specific areas of interest. These findings are used to help Your Company proactively and effectively manage, flex and adapt your business to current and future trends.
Some of the Thought Leadership tools include:
- Client Forums
- Industry Insights
- Case Studies
The American Express Global Business Consulting team aims to be your strategic partner in
expense management solutions with:
Access to best in class practices from American Express & third party studies and realised benefits from client engagements
Tools for visibility to support audit, compliance and budget management
A regionally based team servicing the Japan, Asia Pacific and Australia region
Cross-sector industry experience and knowledge base