Ruby+Solberg is a premier provider of telecom expense management (TEM) services headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Telecom expense management is a complex and technical process that can be challenging to manage internally. Our solutions are tailored to each client to reduce telecom fees and provide ongoing savings.

Audit

Contingency fee-based
20-50% Savings

  • Analyze contracts and negotiate savings on our client’s’ behalf
  • Review customer service records for savings opportunities
  • In some cases, recover errant fees from the past
  • Facilitate monthly meetings between client and R+S Audit staff to discuss findings and recommendations
  • Implement approved* service changes

*Changes are only made with the explicit consent of the client

  • Provide extensive documentation of all recommendations, savings, and actions taken by our audit team for client
  • Since our Audits are contingency fee-based, there is no upfront cost and our clients pay only a portion of the savings we discover.

VTB® – Validated Telecom Billing

Monthly expense management
ROI 70-110%

  • Receive and process all telecom and datacom invoices
  • Dispute incorrect charges and other billing errors
  • Process vendor refunds and credits
  • Provide customized GL reports to sync with client accounting systems
  • Pay approved and funded client invoices
  • Monitor vendor application of client payments
  • Reconcile payments on all accounts
  • Build and manage client telecom inventory
  • Carry out approved moves, adds, changes, and disconnects
  • Coordinate with the client’s  IT, Accounting, Cash Management and AP Departments
  • Analyze, manage, and negotiate client-vendor contracts and relationships
  • Issue client-specific monthly trend and ROI reports on Client activities, disputed charges, expense trends, and Client-specific ROI of R+S VTB service

Audit

Contingency fee-based
20-50% Savings

  • Analyze contracts and negotiate savings on our client’s’ behalf
  • Review customer service records for savings opportunities
  • In some cases, recover errant fees from the past
  • Facilitate monthly meetings between client and R+S Audit staff to discuss findings and recommendations
  • Implement approved* service changes

*Changes are only made with the explicit consent of the client

  • Provide extensive documentation of all recommendations, savings, and actions taken by our audit team for client
  • Since our Audits are contingency fee-based, there is no upfront cost and our clients pay only a portion of the savings we discover.

VTB® – Validated Telecom Billing

Monthly expense management
ROI 70-110%

  • Receive and process all telecom and datacom invoices
  • Dispute incorrect charges and other billing errors
  • Process vendor refunds and credits
  • Provide customized GL reports to sync with client accounting systems
  • Pay approved and funded client invoices
  • Monitor vendor application of client payments
  • Reconcile payments on all accounts
  • Build and manage client telecom inventory
  • Carry out approved moves, adds, changes, and disconnects
  • Coordinate with the client’s  IT, Accounting, Cash Management and AP Departments
  • Analyze, manage, and negotiate client-vendor contracts and relationships
  • Issue client-specific monthly trend and ROI reports on Client activities, disputed charges, expense trends, and Client-specific ROI of R+S VTB service

Ruby+Solberg Consulting Services

To suit the specific needs of every business, we offer additional communication expense management services that can be rolled into Audit or VTB® services.

  • Network Deployments
  • Cloud Migration
  • MACD Services (Moves, Adds, Changes, and Disconnects)
  • Technology Lifecycle Management
  • Vendor Selection
  • RFQ (request for quotation)
  • Datacenter colocation assistance

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