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3 Ways to Integrate Print into Your Brand's Omnichannel Marketing Strategy

January 27, 2023 / by Indicia Worldwide, a Konica Minolta company posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Marketing Services, Procurement, gpo

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Print management is known as the outsourcing of print production to a specialist partner that manages the purchasing, production, and delivery of marketing print. From direct mail to retail displays, the print category is mostly comprised of branded materials. While print was suffering in comparison to digital media pre-COVID, it has recently seen a resurgence as an invaluable piece in a brands omnichannel marketing mix.

The main contributors to putting print back into the spotlight are:

  • Digital fatigue from an increase of online messaging
  • Technology advancements for offline and online integration
  • Automation from single source platforms to keep brand messaging on-point
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Building Resistance & Mitigating Risk with a GPO 

January 18, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Procurement teams are managing a diverse range of spend categories. Industry insiders say many are missing out on opportunities in those undermanaged spend categories and as a result, increasing risk.  

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Part 2: Simplifying ESG Strategies for a Sustainable Transformation

January 6, 2023 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Marketing Services, Procurement, Information Technology, gpo

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Human beings are social creatures by nature. We work in teams. We collaborate with peers. We rely on others to help us when working together towards a common goal. So, it should be no surprise that organizations are now focusing on the social aspects of their internal environment as new ESG policies and programs are being created.

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How a GPO Can Mitigate Your Risks in Undermanaged Spend Categories

January 4, 2023 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo, Industrial Supplies & MRO, Freight & Logistics

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As we envision a post-pandemic world, leaders find themselves challenged with ongoing global supply chain disruptions, increased market volatility, and a labor shortage. Meanwhile, conscious consumerism and the need for more resilient and sustainable supply chains have widened the procurement agenda as organizations look to procurement and supply chain leaders to drive sustainability, innovation, and digitization. Despite the upheaval, leaders must continue to deliver on cost savings and improvements. 

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Simplifying ESG Strategies for a Sustainable Transformation

December 8, 2022 / by Konica Minolta posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Marketing Services, Procurement, Information Technology, gpo

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Operational efficiencies are always at the forefront for members to improve their profitability and to take advantage of new technologies to make their business process accelerate.

But, more and more, investors, customers and regulators have their eye on how businesses are addressing their internal processes under the lens of Environmental/Social/Governance concerns. No action, no performance reporting – sends a poor signal to the community and sets a business up for financial risk as they are evaluated by their ESG scores.

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Survey Results Show Member Savings with Direct Travel

December 8, 2022 / by Direct Travel posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Travel Management, Infographic, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Between the drastic increase in travel demand and airfare prices, there are many obstacles that prevent corporate travel programs from thriving, much less meet their bottom line.

Direct Travel, a travel management supplier of OMNIA Partners, provides personalized service solutions for corporate travel programs. Their portfolio of technology and service solutions give companies the tools they need to support their travelers. Members of OMNIA Partners have experienced substantial time and money savings by utilizing Direct Travel.

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The Challenge of Declaring Total Cost of Relocation

December 7, 2022 / by Weichert Workforce Mobility posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Workforce Mobility, Procurement

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“What is the total average cost of a relocation?”

Weichert Workforce Mobility solution examines the challenges in calculating the absolute costs of moving employees and offers a solution to help estimate the costs for relocation.

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Extinguish Risks of Ransomware Attacks from Spreading Like Wildfire

November 30, 2022 / by Ricoh posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Business Products & Solutions, Information Technology, gpo

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Ransomware and an office fire are a lot alike. And protecting against a ransomware attack is a lot like fire-proofing your office. In this blog, you will learn about potential gaps in your system's ransomware safeguards, and how Ricoh can help members of OMNIA Partners fill these gaps and enhance their network security through RansomCare services.

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Maintain Multi-surface Clean in Your Facility this Winter

November 28, 2022 / by Sanitaire posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Janitorial & Sanitation

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As winter is approaching, cold & flu season is here and snow and salt will start being tracked into your facility. We want to ensure you have a strategy for purchasing the necessary solutions needed to keep your facilities clean and your employees healthy and safe.

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