Dow Lohnes PLLC Wins 11% Cost Reduction, Improves Products and Green Practices in Office Supplies Open RFP Conducted by Mattern & Associates

GLEN MILLS, PA. – April 30, 2012 – Industry leading legal support services consulting firm Mattern & Associates, LLC announces that it has successfully completed an office supplies open RFP for the Washington D.C. offices of Dow Lohnes PLLC, saving the firm 11% in the cost of their monthly office supplies and hospitality services.  By spearheading the project, Mattern additionally saved the firm hundreds of hour’s worth of managerial and staff time.

Dow Lohnes had been receiving their office and hospitality supplies from a combination of two regional vendors.  The Facilities & Operations Director for Dow Lohnes, Paul Dufresne, recognized an opportunity to increase the professionalism of the vendor relationships which included formalizing and making explicit the firm’s expectations in the form of a contract. Dufresne remarks, “Part of my goal was also to go through the due diligence of the open RFP process to ensure the firm was receiving the best deal on the market in terms of service, quality
of product and pricing.”…

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