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Packaging

Folding cartons, paperboard, plastic, wood, metal, primary, secondary, point of purchase, display, corrugate, luxury Packaging is the most complex of all printed products. It has to perform its purpose, deliver brand message, meet regulated standards and now demonstrate sustainability. We help you by identifying areas for improvement within intricate and fast-moving supplier networks, driving supplier [...]

Publishing

Magazines, books, film, music. The long term planning that is required to meet a release date requires logistical effort across multiple teams, working with many third party organisations, liaising in different languages, operating across time zones, and handling alternative specifications - with most people having to work simultaneously on multiple projects. We help you balance [...]

Postage

Postal management, direct mail, hybrid mail, transactional, office based post Postage is often one of the highest spends for customer communications and marketing, but is one of the hardest to get traction in improving rates so is often overlooked. We help you to find opportunities to save money and improve performance through audits, optimisation, VAT [...]

Supply chain management

Supply chain resilience, contract management, vendor management, strategic sourcing, category management, procurement Supply chains are now in focus like they have never been before, requiring an understanding of which stages add real value, how many sub-contractors really exist, where raw materials come from, and where processing happens. We help you establish the intricacies and inter-connected [...]

Marketing print

Direct mail, point of sale, outdoor, commercial, operational. Print plays a major part in many marketing operations, and one of the most critical roles is that of the printer who keeps up with your fast-moving, all-channel campaigns. We help you build relationships with printers that can handle your requirements at speed, on-quality, and at the [...]

Customer communications and document management

Document management, inbound, scanning and indexing, case management, chat, outbound, e-delivery, transactional print, hybrid mail, postage, document storage, cheques and security. The end to end journey taken by every piece of customer communication is complex - from within your organisation, across your external supply chain, and with the customer. We help you decide when to [...]

Promotional and merchandise

Supply chain management, promotional activation's, social compliance, quality control, quality assurance Few supply chains are as sophisticated and lengthy as those that support marketing campaigns via promotional items and merchandising materials. Few are as controversial, due to lack of the lack of traceability upstream across various countries and the plastic waste created downstream. We understand [...]

Managed office print

MFD, fleet printers, central print rooms, print policy, hardware and software It remains a constant requirement to control the amount being printed within offices. We know how to influence behaviour, when to create policy, how to manage documents securely, whether to buy from OEMs vs agents, when to buy global and when to buy local, [...]

Logistics

Warehousing, distribution, parcels, couriers, pallets, road, sea, air, warehousing, distribution The entire print and packaging industry relies upon inter-connected logistics providers to move and store products, at every stage of the life cycle - an intricate process that is often hidden from view. We help you identify suppliers with the right logistics solutions in place [...]

Creative delivery

Production, inhouse studio services, ad management, artwork automation, digital workflow, retouching, content, social and video Staying relevant as a brand and connecting with your audience across social, digital and print is a continuous process that relies on a strong deployment strategy and a well-curated execution. We help you find the right partnerships to manage the [...]

Digital signage

Large format LED displays, retail solutions, contact centre wallboards, retail banking, supply chain, AV media, SaaS As traditional print makes way for digital signage, procurement teams have a crucial role in ensuring long term value from the up-front investment in this fast-changing sector.  We help you assess the cost/benefit of what the organisation really needs [...]

Packaging

Folding cartons, paperboard, plastic, wood, metal, primary, secondary, point of purchase, display, corrugate, luxury Packaging is the most complex of all printed products. It has to perform its purpose, deliver brand message, meet regulated standards and now demonstrate sustainability. We help you by identifying areas for improvement within intricate and fast-moving supplier networks, driving supplier [...]