Six key reasons why you should outsource your Print Management to The Smart Group
The Smart Group uses the world’s leading print procurement platform, Printelligence™.
Our proprietary technology platform, stores, analyses and tracks the production capabilities of our supplier network. As a result, we’re able to match your unique print project to the right supplier, at the right time and at the best price.
We are part of a Global Procurement Network across all corners of the world.
Supply Chain – Sustainable Relationships
We take pride in building sustainable relationships with our supply chain. Our business is not to put printers out of business by driving prices down. On the contrary our mission is to fill available capacity in the market. This means the printer fills their press and our customers reap the benefit of preferential pricing.
Our commercial team is working tirelessly on behalf of our clients to ensure The Smart Group supply chain best represents the needs of our customers.
Have clarity around what you are spending on your print marketing with our proprietary Smart Print™ platform.
Our Print Account Managers are experts when it comes to marketing print; helping client projects from concept through to final delivery. Our team is always focused on taking a strategic look at the project to see where they can add value.
We understand industry best practice, and won’t be afraid to get involved from a project’s earliest stage and challenge the “way it has always been”.
Our teams are best utilised when they work with clients every day, onsite at their offices, getting to know their brand and developing long-term partnerships to deliver best in class print management.
If you Audit your brand across regions you’ll likely find inconsistencies in execution and costs. With The Smart Group, you can be assured that this issue will be consigned to the past. The Smart Group has the technology and commercial savvy to ensure your brand is compliant across markets, formats and substrates.
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Supporting our people is a robust suite of technology, designed specifically for marketing print delivery. Our MIS system streamlines the buying process, ensures transparency and best cost, and offers real-time reporting.
This production environment allows our account teams to run the bidding process electronically, with a full audit trail of each job, from first estimate to final delivery.
Through a dedicated online portal clients can access all project information, as well as specific modules for; Print on Demand; Digital Asset Management; Online Approvals; Market intelligence; and Store Profiling.
Quality management is at the heart of what we do. To ensure consistent brand messages for our clients we ensure minimum standards across our supply chain, and audit supplier performance on a regular basis. Our Commercial team work to continuously review and development our processes, lowering power performance and non-compliance on a constant bases.
Talk to us to find out how we can save you improve your print buying process and save you money!