June 3, 2020

Implementation of Automation Solutions

Implementation of automation solutions is where the rubber meets the road and success is measured. CedarCreek’s implementation process is customer centric and governed by our mission to grow “referenceable” customers. Timing is the starting gate: determine when you want to begin using the products because it will determine when you need to begin. A typical CedarCreek deployment takes between two to four months. If you want to be live in October, we need to start between June and August. Your sales consultant will help slot your project.
May 28, 2020

Business Process Improvement 2020 & Beyond

This is a time of introspection; a time to look inside of our individual operations to find the next big thing. This article attempts to help sort, prioritize and plan for those “big things.” Unless you are a CFO, the idea of business process improvements (BPIs) may make your eyes roll back, and you would never associate the words “next best thing” to “business process improvements.” While admittedly BPIs are not as exciting as a new clubhouse or wine locker initiative, or even a new menu item or case of wine, they provide the financial and human capital required for all membership initiatives. BPIs can increase resources to the capital improvement plan, year after year.
May 18, 2020

What is a GPO?

A GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) leverages the collective buying power of its members to obtain bulk discounts from manufacturers and distributors. On an overall basis, growth in GPO purchases have grown on average at just over 7% per year since 2014 within the relevant segments.
May 1, 2020

Managing Compliance in a Remote World

Compliance and “best practices” can be used interchangeably depending upon the process and objective. The club’s protocol for approving invoices and purchases is a component of compliance and a best practice. Selecting which locations and items to count at month-end is a best practice.
April 28, 2020

Webinar: Roadmap to BPI

Automation has become an essential tool for businesses to meet desired operational performance and workflow compliance. CedarCreek connects the club to it’s assets, finances and stakeholders internally and to their vendors and partners externally. This creates one unified and contained business process that ensures accuracy, efficiency and control.
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