Strategic Sourcing Services for Print Materials

Corcentric Strategic Sourcing consultants can reduce costs for print materials purchases in any industry.

Corcentric’s Print Materials Strategic Sourcing team can introduce you to print materials suppliers who will provide cost-effective print materials that meet your accuracy, quality, and durability standards.

Strategic Sourcing for Quality Print Materials

Procurement teams in a number of industries count on dependable suppliers for their print material needs. They demand a consistent, high-quality product that meets both internal and industry standards. The end user’s enjoyment of the product, their likelihood of repeat purchase, and often their safety depends on the quality of Print Materials such as:

  • User’s Manuals
  • Installation Manuals
  • Instructions for Use
  • Maintenance Documents
  • Warning Labels
  • Barcode Labels

Overcoming Print Material Sourcing’s Challenges

With an emphasis on details such as plain language, durability, accuracy, and branding, Print Materials sourcing presents procurement teams with an assortment of responsibilities. Even large companies might lack the internal Procurement resources and category expertise to effectively manage the Print Material strategic sourcing process:

  • Managing relationships with fabricators, digital media duplicators, and warehouse kitting services
  • Assessing data for artistic and technical Print Material specifications
  • Ensuring Print Materials meet personal and industry standards
  • Determining the appropriate printing services and volume to minimize unit costs
  • Avoiding excess Print Material inventory and the related liability concerns

Print Material Procurement Support

Corcentric’s Print Material Strategic Sourcing team boasts the category experience and resources necessary to take the burdens of sourcing Print Materials off of your internal Procurement team’s back. Our approach to Print Material Strategic Sourcing involves:

  • Assessing relationships with incumbent Print Materials suppliers
  • Identifying opportunities for Print Materials supply base consolidation
  • Gathering all data related to Print Material technical and design specifications
  • Leveraging Print Material data to develop effective supplier bid packages
  • Constructing customized RFX documents to serve your Print Materials needs
  • Qualifying and scorecarding potential Print Materials suppliers
  • Employing market intelligence and Procurement best practices to achieve best-in-class pricing
  • Negotiating with Print Material vendors
  • Locating alternate Print Material production methods and opportunities for digital migration

Print Materials Sourcing Expertise Delivered

Our Print Material Strategic Sourcing experts produce results. Corcentric’s Strategic Sourcing services for Print Materials can help you optimize your print materials budget and enjoy:

  • Year-over-year cost reduction for Print Material purchases
  • Market competitive pricing for all Print Material Procurement efforts
  • Reduced setup costs for value-adding programs
  • More strategic partnerships with Print Material suppliers
  • New inventory management programs for Print Materials to lower ownership costs and free up facility space

Let the Strategic Sourcing Experts Help

Corcentric’s consultants have built their reputation by leveraging category expertise and sourcing best practices to produce savings. Whether you’re looking for a closer look at Print Materials spend, new cost reduction opportunities, or an overhaul of your approach to the Print Material category, trust the Strategic Sourcing specialists to support and strengthen your Procurement team.