Strategic Overhead
Reduction Tools

Strategic Overhead Reduction Tools (SORT)

SORT enables NortStar to help clients achieve cash flow and profit improvements using non-invasive approaches. Our team of experienced professionals will review costly overhead areas to identify specific cost savings that can be achieved without layoffs or organizational restructuring. Your review will be customized based on your needs.
Common elements for review include:

  • Energy
  • Logistics
  • Waste Disposal
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Telephone, cell service, T-1 and data line utilization
  • Water and sewer
  • Other targeted areas where costs can be reduced and utilization can be optimized

Types of Businesses and Organizations That Benefit From SORT

  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Assemblers/Fabricators
  • Large Footprint Businesses
  • Multi-Site Businesses


  • We had no idea our burden could be reduced by so much without having to make any capital investments or purchases. Thanks to NorthStar we have avoided a layoff, at least for now. - Chemical Manufacturer
  • We have engaged NorthStar three times during the last seven years. You drove dollars to the bottom line every time. Thanks. - Multi-Store New Car Dealer
  • Moving your break-even curve to the left is great in concept, but NorthStar actually made it happen.
    We are more productive, more profitable, and more competitive than ever. - National Distributor