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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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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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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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3 Steps to Realizing ROI Through Creative Production

October 18, 2022 / by Indicia Worldwide, a Konica Minolta company posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Marketing Services, Procurement, gpo

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To be successful with a digital marketing strategy, today’s businesses need an integrated marketing approach that brings together a spectrum of capabilities to effectively reach customers and grow revenue. In this blog, we tell you what you need to know about creative production to deliver relevant marketing messages to the consumer in multiple channels, at speed and scale. 

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Reinventing the Office: Furniture & Procurement

September 6, 2022 / by Herman Miller posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Furniture & Workspace Solutions

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As people return to the office, there is much talk about what the future of work will look like. Employees may feel apprehensive - they want to experience interaction with others, but they also want to feel comfortable and safe.

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Part 1: Streamline Your Procurement Process with These GPO Category Offerings

September 1, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Travel Management, Procurement, gpo, Financial Services, Travel

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It isn’t uncommon for procurement to have to purchase for several different departments within an organization. It’s hard to be an expert in all of the different product and service offerings available and also fully understand what your stakeholders need to be successful. 

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5 Car Rental Myths Debunked

August 30, 2022 / by Enterprise Holdings posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Car Rental, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Although car rental is a mature category, industry changes affecting rates, fees and technology cause procurement and travel to review their contracts every few years. The category is ripe with opportunities for increased cost savings and employee satisfaction, but there can be resistance to change. Employees get comfortable using the same provider and travel managers fall victim to the belief that all suppliers offer the same benefits.

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Simple Steps to Enhance Your Office Furniture Buying

August 16, 2022 / by Herman Miller posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Furniture & Workspace Solutions

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Modern procurement teams care about more than just cost savings. While finding opportunities for more efficient spending is critical, increasing procurement influence and becoming a strategic partner to the business are also top priorities. With this modern way of thinking, it is essential to take a more strategic approach and consider factors beyond price when making purchasing decisions.

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Solutions for the Paper Market Shortage

October 13, 2021 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Today’s procurement professionals face challenges – from negotiating contracts to sourcing quality products and reducing costs. In today’s atmosphere of tight budgets and competitive vendors, it’s tough to keep up. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a paper capacity shift, impacting price and the availability of paper, according to Kevin Koertje, North American Sales Leader at Boise Paper. 

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