Advice and consultancy

Print continues to be a vital communications tool, however as technologies advance our experts provide help and advice to clients seeking to:

  • Choose the right communication channel – print, digital or a combination
  • Re-engineer printed materials to make sustainable and environmentally friendly choices
  • Take advantage of new innovative technologies
  • Select the right production method
  • Market test effectively to get value for money
  • Protect their brand

Our services include providing strategic advice and consultancy to meet your wider social responsibilities in terms of local employment, training and apprenticeships.

Experienced account management

Our experienced Account Managers:

  • Act as a single point of contact, taking a partnership approach in discussions on all projects, as early as the conceptual stage
  • Offer advice at project inception on what print and e-communications options are available – highlighting where savings can be made or if costs could be incurred
  • Analyse every project against your corporate brand guidelines to ensure it is on brand
  • Take account of your corporate social responsibility commitments, including supply chain initiatives to benefit the local economy
  • Co-ordinate other CDS professionals you may require, including specialist areas such as design, branding, editorial, digital communications, mailing and fulfilment – all of whom are expert in their own field
  • Understand short timescales and immovable deadlines, working closely with you to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, whilst minimising risk

Client feedback

The regular feedback we receive from our clients cites the advice and consultancy we provide as a major factor in our ability to:

  • Work closely in partnership as an extension of their team
  • Deliver projects that are on time and fit for purpose
  • Offer the best value for money
  • Support the local economy and sustainability initiatives