Charterhouse Print Managment

Ensuring your customers receive consistent marketing messages across a range of printed formats and geographical markets is a specialist skill.

Charterhouse has a long heritage in print and has delivered marketing production solutions to blue-chip brands for over 40 years. Our account management teams are experts on all types of production across different formats and processes, and we manage our global supply chain from concept to delivery.

Supported by our central commercial and colour management teams alongside bespoke technology, our print management service delivers process innovation and ensures client campaigns are produced in the most cost effective and sustainable way.

Account ManagementAccount Management

Our account teams are experts when it comes to marketing print; managing client projects from concept through to final delivery, covering all disciplines from “Just in time” production to complex campaigns. 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.

SourcingSourcing

Charterhouse account managers will source all of your marketing print, supported by a central Commercial department with decades of experience in supplier management.

We procure print from across the globe and have an established network of more than 500 printers for all requirements: producing anything from corporate brochures and Point-of-Sale, to variable content Direct Mail and large format outdoor posters.

From the start of any new client relationship we audit all previous productions and work with you to standardise specifications and streamline processes; saving money and delivering ongoing value.

Technology

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; Store Profiling and Industry innovations.

QualityQuality Management

Quality management is at the heart of what we do. We are ISO 9001 accredited and treat a client’s brand with the highest integrity; maintaining its colour and output quality as a fundamental part of our service delivery.

To ensure consistent brand messages for our clients we implement ISO 12647-2 (Colour management) 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 instances of “non conformance” year-on-year.

Innovation & the Environment

In today’s market, print production solutions need to be both innovative and sustainable: at Charterhouse these priorities go hand-in-hand.

Our dedicated Innovations team manages our Environmental systems (ISO 14001), FSC & PEFC Chain of Custodies, and our unique CarbonNeutral Print Production programme: helping clients lower their impact through the most sustainable print options in the industry.

At the same time we search Europe to identify the latest trends and technologies across all marketing print formats; bringing clients new ideas through our onsite “Innovation Days”, and helping them give marketing materials more visual impact, but less environment impact.

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