Companies can save a considerable amount of time and money by implementing Contractor Cost Tracking Software when utilizing a contingent workforce for a considerable part of their operations. Many of these cost savings are “hard” costs leading to a direct reduction of the amount of money an organization spends each month on its contractors. Other savings are “softer” and pertain more to improving the way that an organization operates, increasing efficiency, and reducing waste.

Both hard costs and soft costs are important for companies as they follow the automation maturity scale. Typically speaking, companies need to first eliminate waste across their organizations. This involves rooting out false charges and inflated bills by contractors. At the top of the scale, companies can identify issues in real time, and make adjustments to staffing in real time so that employees and contractors are working on the most mission-critical elements. As companies progress across the Automation Maturity Scale, they save an increasing percentage of their overall costs.