PromoB2B Global - ONE BRAND. ONE WORLD. ONE STORE.
Available exclusively in EMEA fromDelivering brand consistencyand cost-savings for logo merchandise,wherever your brand may be globally.ONE BRAND. ONE WORLD. ONE STORE.PromoB2BGlobal.com
The PromoB2B Global Tools and functionality have been developed because we have listened to customers and potentialnew clients as to their problems around promotional merchandise. Here are a few comments that we hear on a regular basis!Do you recognise anything here?Trans-Atlantic Buyer“Our company currently has an online store on the other side of the Atlantic so when I order I have to wait up to three weeks for thegoods to arrive. I also have to pay duty and high carriage charges.”Marketing Manager“The pens we bought locally for our exhibition were poor quality and our logo was printed incorrectly.”Purchasing Manager“I found that four people ordered the same product last month on four separate purchase orders – we could have saved moneyif we had combined the orders.”Brand Manager“I’m concerned that the promotional items we bought recently may have been produced in a factory employing child labour –this could severely damage our brand.”Marketing Executive“I can never get hold of our own logos and artwork in the correct format, and our agency charges a fortune each time I request them.”
The PromoB2B SolutionBrand Protection Global Control Cost SavingMaintenance of logos and artwork - correct branding Sharing Information - worldwide previous jobs library Group Buyingon promotional items Consistent portal for all users worldwide Benefit from economies of scaleGuaranteed quality of products - consistency Controlling spend and eliminating rogue purchasing Reduction in shipping costs and dutiesthroughout the regions Save 15-40%Ethical and Environmental sourcing to safeguardbrand image
The PromoB2B Global NetworkAt the heart of the PromoB2B system is a network of promotionalproduct distributors located strategically throughout the world.They are all experienced at supplying their regions and work inpartnership to provide a comprehensive service to global clientsusing the PromoB2B web portal.Using this network the partners can offer a local service withbenefits such as currencies, duties, delivery costs, lead timesand an unrivalled understanding of their local market – but thecontrol remains with the client at the global level.Global Capabilities - Local Knowledge
The PromoB2B ModulesPromoB2B is a menu based system which can be customised for clientsby enabling or disabling modules at the company/division/user levels.Group BuyingWhere several departments or locations are interested in grouping together to buy the same product, this can reduce the cost by everyone buying at the higher quantity rate. The Group Buyingfacility will share the information and automatically compile the group order.Artwork Folder (Digital Asset Management)PromoB2B provides a central location to store your company’s artwork, logos and images as well as artwork guidelines if available. The logos are held in JPEG, EPS and PDF formats.The images are easily accessible and users can download any file for use elsewhere.View Completed JobsPromoB2B will store information on all previous jobs produced for your company. This will include a photo and description of the product, who ordered it, the price, quantity and order date.This will assist in reordering or just to get some ideas for a new requirement.Online StockYour local distributor can run a stocked merchandise scheme for users in the region. The benefits of this are: cost savings, 24hr stock availability, no minimum quantity per order andconsistency of branding.Made to Order CatalogueThis feature enables companies to authorise a range of promotional items without committing to stock, and for users it is quick and easy to order approved products. Working in conjunctionwith your Marketing and Purchasing departments, we can create a virtual catalogue of branded items. These items will have a picture of the product including logo, they will be priced inquantity breaks and with lead time, then produced to order.Discounted General CatalogueEach regional supplier will host a general catalogue of promotional items, in excess of 1000 products, offered at guaranteed discount prices.Brochure DistributionAlong with promotional items, many clients need to distribute brochures, for example to their sales forces. The PromoB2B facility enables users to order both on the same site at the sametime, saving time and distribution costs.
PromoB2BGlobal.comCase Study:The PromoB2B Global system houses five stores for our Global client Riverbed Technology.Pre-printed merchandise items are warehoused in Chicago - USA, High Wycombe – UK,Cape Town – South Africa, Hong Kong – China and Brisbane – Australia.The main benefits are:• Product Consistency – The items pictured are common items in three or more of each of the stores. These are core range items and are supplemented by other products that are suited to the local buyers tastes.• Cost Reductions – When the stores are stocked or replenished, the products are purchased and produced on a Global scale resulting in each location buying at the very best price.• Brand Consistency – The items are branded at the same factory for each of the stores delivering unrivalled Brand consistency on merchandise in each corner of the globe.• Global Control – HQ in San Francisco is satisfied that the product and brand elements are consistent whilst local tastes and local control is managed by the regional marketing teams.