Consulting project helps Volksbank Leipzig save money

CCMS Consulting project shows that costs can be cut by 50%

(PresseBox) ( Paderborn, )
Wincor Nixdorf has given Volksbank Leipzig a persuasive answer to how cash processes can be optimized at its Consulting Center in Taucha. An in-depth analysis of the branch's cash processes was used to develop new scenarios to enable the existing costs of cash management to be cut by over 50 percent - thanks to the integration of CINEO systems from Wincor Nixdorf.

The starting point for the project was Volksbank Leipzig's intention to redesign its Consulting Center in Taucha. As part of this, cash processes were scrutinized, covering the cash cycle at the branch and replenishment and emptying of the cash points by the cash-in-transit operator.

Up to now, cash has mainly been handled at the Consulting Center manually by employees with the aid of an automated teller safe and ATM. Slightly more cash is deposited than dispensed. The cash is replenished and removed twice a week by a CiT operator.

Following detailed analysis of the cash flows at the branch, three scenarios for future cash processes were outlined. The bank favored the variant offering the greatest possible savings potential. 90 percent of cash handling is to be relocated to a CINEO cash recycling system and CINEO dispenser, with the intelligent cash cassettes from the cash recycling system, where deposits exceed withdrawals, being used to replenish the ATM. As a result, it is forecast that the number of times the CiT operator will have to be called out will be roughly halved.

A commercial comparison between the current situation and the new process reveals that cash management costs can be reduced by more than 50,000 euros a year. A return on investment will be generated just 19 months after installation of the new technology.

"Wincor Nixdorf clearly demonstrated the benefits of the CINEO technology in the Cash Cycle Management Consulting project. We look forward to leveraging the savings potential once the new systems have been installed in the 2nd quarter of 2012," said Falk Hähle, Head of Corporate Service at Volksbank Leipzig.

With its Cash Cycle Management Consulting offer, Wincor Nixdorf delivers concrete solution proposals for optimizing the cash supply chain and provides a solid foundation for capital spending decisions. An analysis of existing processes is the first step, forming the basis for developing strategies and various scenarios for optimal cash processes. The consulting portfolio also includes concrete ROI (return-on-investment) calculations for individual solution scenarios. The consulting offering not only comprises analysis of cash processes at branch level - if required, complete branch networks, innovative cooperation ventures with the retail sector and replenishment and removal processes using CiT operators can be integrated in the optimization strategies.
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