A Case Study<br />
Stroke of the Pen Savings<br />
The customer:<br />One of the nation’s largest financial institutions with thousands of locations and a massive inventory ...
The agency:<br />Former Directors, Global Account Representatives, Major Account Executives and Sales Managers, working fo...
The challenge:<br />Customer desired savings with little or no physical changes to their network services.<br />Required a...
The solution:<br />Implemented preferred pricing plan and optimized feature packages on customer’s analog lines. <br />Ren...
The contract:<br />Low Commitment and Low risk.<br />36-month agreement structured like a 12-month contract.<br />Customer...
The savings:<br />Service:			Discount:		Monthly Savings:<br />QLVA – analog line discount program	38%			$88,953<br />PRI R...
The result:<br />Over three million dollars saved without a single change to existing network services.<br />Truly, “strok...
The CarrierBid difference:<br />Labor free solutions: <br />	Make one call to CarrierBid Communications and allow our prof...
For more information, visit www.carrierbid.com or contact:<br />John Gelhard<br />888-706-5656 x 701<br />johngelhard@carr...
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Stroke Of The Pen Savings

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Case study detailing how CarrierBid Communications was able to save a major company millions, without any physical changes to their network services.

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Stroke Of The Pen Savings

  1. 1. A Case Study<br />
  2. 2. Stroke of the Pen Savings<br />
  3. 3. The customer:<br />One of the nation’s largest financial institutions with thousands of locations and a massive inventory of telecommunications and data networking services.<br />
  4. 4. The agency:<br />Former Directors, Global Account Representatives, Major Account Executives and Sales Managers, working for major incumbent carriers, competitive local exchange carriers and cable companies.<br />Represent over 25 leading telecommunication companies and internet service providers, including Qwest, AT&T, Verizon, TW Telecom, Granite and Bullseye.<br />Highest Annual Sales Qwest Business Partner, 2008.<br />
  5. 5. The challenge:<br />Customer desired savings with little or no physical changes to their network services.<br />Required a customer advocate to lend new ideas and carrier insight.<br />Limited internal resources, couldn’t afford to dedicate individuals full-time to the project.<br />
  6. 6. The solution:<br />Implemented preferred pricing plan and optimized feature packages on customer’s analog lines. <br />Renegotiated existing PRI agreements.<br />Converted DSS circuits to PRI.<br />Converted analog DID trunks and analog lines to PRI.<br />Renegotiated ISDN agreements.<br />
  7. 7. The contract:<br />Low Commitment and Low risk.<br />36-month agreement structured like a 12-month contract.<br />Customer achieved “breakeven” point (savings = potential termination penalty) only 8.37 months into the contract. <br />Zero commitment associated with additional expenditures.<br />Negotiated contract rates with month-to-month commitments.<br />Secured immediate savings.<br />Maintained existing Minimum Service Periods.<br />Incorporated all pricing into Master Service Agreement to simplify ordering process – little or no paperwork required for future orders. <br />
  8. 8. The savings:<br />Service: Discount: Monthly Savings:<br />QLVA – analog line discount program 38% $88,953<br />PRI Renewal 50% $36,678<br />DSS Conversion 54% $11,112<br />Analog DID Trunk Conversion 34% $64,320<br />ISDN 14% $1,965 <br />Total Monthly Savings: $203,028<br />Total Annual Savings: $2,436,336<br />Total Savings Over Contract Term: $7,309,008<br />
  9. 9. The result:<br />Over three million dollars saved without a single change to existing network services.<br />Truly, “stroke of the pen” savings.<br />
  10. 10. The CarrierBid difference:<br />Labor free solutions: <br /> Make one call to CarrierBid Communications and allow our professionals to do all the work for you.<br />Best price possible: <br /> CarrierBid Communications will obtain competing bids from the leading providers, sift through the various technology options and present you with your three best options. <br />Hassle free: <br /> When you’re ready to move forward, a CarrierBid Communications Project Manager will manage your installation from start to finish. Our Project Managers oversee hundreds of installations per year; they know what to look out for and who to contact if there is a problem.<br />Ongoing customer support: <br /> Once your service is in and working, CarrierBid Communications will provide you with a single point of contact for ongoing customer support. <br />CarrierBid Communications provides a labor-free, sure-fire method to reduce <br />the cost of your voice and data services. <br />
  11. 11. For more information, visit www.carrierbid.com or contact:<br />John Gelhard<br />888-706-5656 x 701<br />johngelhard@carrierbid.com<br />Contact info:<br />

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