The SME Consulting Expense Reduction Analysts has been named Top Consultant for the sixth year in a row. The award is bestowed to consulting firms that offer measurable added value, above all to medium-sized companies. The competition has been around for 10 years. The results are based on a representative survey of numerous reference customers. Areas such as transparency and traceability, professional competence and knowledge, methods and processes as well as attractiveness for SMEs were evaluated.

“We are proud of this award,” said Matthias Droste, managing partner of the Expense Reduction Analysts (DACH) GmbH in Wiesbaden. The price shows that companies value the offer and advisory services of Expense Reduction Analysts. Droste: “The evaluation highlights that our customers particularly appreciate the expertise and implementation expertise of our consultants.” Here it helps that the currently approx. 150 advisors from Expense Reduction Analysts in the DACH region spend an average of more than 15 years before their consulting work Years of segment and line experience. “Most of our consultants previously worked at management level and therefore understand the operational and strategic needs of our more than 2,500 customers in DACH very well.” That’s why working at eye level.

What made ERA stand out?

In order to continuously increase the benefits for companies, Expense Reduction Analysts continuously expands its own consulting spectrum. “We see, for example, that many SMEs have problems prioritizing digitization projects. That’s why we offer a free potential analysis, “says Droste. The potential analysis is carried out by the company online and only takes a few minutes. Thereafter, the company receives a detailed analysis of the areas in which the greatest need for action exists. This potential analysis is an addition to the already existing consulting areas: Costs Optimization, IT & Digitalization, Raw Material Purchasing & Global Sourcing, Tax Optimization (EEG, Professional Association Contributions), Human Resources, Marketing, Supply Chain Management,

About the consultant comparison TOP CONSULTANT

Decisive for the award with the quality seal TOP CONSULTANT is a customer-oriented, SME-oriented consultant service. The field of competition organized by compamedia since 2010 consists largely of management, IT and HR consultants. These companies face the investigation by the scientific leadership of the competition: Prof. Dr. med. Dietmar Fink, Professor of Management Consulting at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, and Bianka Knoblach. Both lead the Scientific Society for Management and Consulting (WGMB) in Bonn. Mentor of TOP CONSULTANT is Federal President a. D. Christian Wulff. Media partner is the manager magazin. In 2019, 104 of the 137 participants were awarded the TOP CONSULTANT Award.