Welcome to the Fall / Winter 2014 edition of Mattern Matters. In our lead article, we are pleased to share some of the key findings from our 2014 Cost Recovery Survey including the latest trends on copy, print and scanning volumes. In, “Equipment Procurement: Owning vs Outsourcing” Joe Trdinich provides helpful recommendations on how to handle miscellaneous equipment under an outsourcing contract.
As 2013 comes to a close and we finalize plans for 2014, we have identified our top ten list of tasks you can complete that will optimize the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of your back office/support services operation—and a dash of bettering yourself.
- Get your contracts organized. You should have a firm-wide database of all contracts,
This is our Cost Recovery issue which focuses (almost) exclusively on the hot topic of Cost Recovery and its impact on the support services of law firms.
Some of the new and exciting things happening at Mattern & Associates:
The 2010 Mattern & Associates Cost Recovery Survey
We have wrapped up our 4th national and internal cost recovery survey and are in the process of distributing the results to the participants.
Mattern & Associates, LLC Helps Best Best & Krieger Improve Support Services to Save 23% Annually
Best Best & Krieger, LLP is a 180 attorney law firm that has been in business for more than a century. The firm has grown to include several dynamic practice groups across eight offices throughout California.
As with most firms,
- Consolidating Vendors
- Postage Equipment – Time to Upgrade?
- Internal Mail – Make it Easier