Print Management

We are unlike conventional agencies.

We are purely digital, not a bricks and mortar company.

When we receive costings from our suppliers our margin is minimal. We see the supply of products as an enhancement to our range of services.

Bringing together an extensive knowledge and extensive network of suppliers, we can supply and fulfill print at prices out of reach of traditional print management companies.

In this instance, digital and print work!

We offer complete through-project print management services from the initial idea to the delivery of the final product.

Our services include:

Print Design

With our print design teams using the latest creative suites of software tools, DFP offers a full print design service.

Creating innovative artwork from scratch, or based on existing branding /corporate guidelines, we undertake any print design project including corporate identity, branding, direct mail, point of sale, brochures, leaflets, business forms and product photography.

We are experienced in working seamlessly with a client’s own creative agencies and can receive and amend your artwork in most recognised print formats. All in-coming material is pre-flight checked and prepared for print, making sure projects are perfect and ready to go to press.

In addition, we also have the facility to act as a repository for all our client’s corporate images and brand guidelines, ensuring we understand brand values and delivering consistency in our print design – including brand messaging, brand identity and corporate colours.

 

Print Procurement

Without the massive overheads of your typical company, DFP are in the perfect position to offer the most competitive pricing on print buying.

Through our extensive knowledge, experience and relationships with our procurement partners we know exactly where to place your work.

Our print buying experience and procurement expertise ensures that prices are sought from ‘best fit’ suppliers without any compromise on quality.

In addition to benchmarking, our existing print procurement companies are constantly monitored, reviewed and measured against potential new suppliers who might add value or innovation, with any new print supplier who fits the bill being added to our approved list.

Our commercial supplier base covers all aspects and size of print production from the smallest print run to the very largest and covers all print production methods such as litho, flexo, Indogo, web and digital.

In addition, our print procurement supplier base includes specialists in print related services such as print finishing, fulfilment and personalisation.

This carefully selected and constantly monitored list of print specialists ensures we are in the ideal position to provide great value for all aspects of our client’s print requirements including:

  • Commercial Print
  • Business forms
  • NCR Sets/Pads/Books
  • Leaflets/Flyers
  • Brochures
  • Self-Adhesive Labels
  • Envelopes
  • Large Format P. O. S.
  • Direct Mail
  • Membership/Loyalty Schemes
  • Promotional items
  • Packaging

 

Print Storage & Distribution

DFP offer 30,000 square feet (2500 pallet spaces) of fully insured warehouse space for print storage.

Warehousing is split across two sites, providing a perfect disaster recovery / business continuity facility, with both sites being used to keep business critical documents safe.

DFP are experienced in both bulk print storage on pallets and individual items stored in specific units of issue, to the customer’s specification, as well as storage of large format print items such as point of sale boards or banners.

We also offer a reliable print distribution service. All stock holding detail is fully integrated with Cargo Wise, the DFP stock management and shipping system.

DFP provide daily picking and packing of all stock items for same day or next day delivery with all the major overnight parcel delivery companies as well as major road freight companies, thereby providing a fast, reliable and trackable print delivery service.

 

Project Management

Our print project management services include undertaking major projects such as client rebrands, taking your print project from start to finish. We can help with planning and creating the process according to best practices, and include a range of promotional items to help launch the new brand.

Our print management consultancy services are designed to take the hassle out of your printing project, taking care of design, production and distribution. Our comprehensive print management solutions help streamline the project process, helping to make your company more efficient.

 

Direct Mail

Whether simple direct mail marketing or a full blown integrated cross media marketing campaign, DFP combine knowledge, expertise and professionalism to provide successful direct mail fulfilment.

All of our members are part of the Direct Marketing Association, we work to ‘Best Practice’ always, ensuring that our suppliers do the same. We implement working Service Level Agreements on each direct advertising project and have a strong data confidentiality framework in place covering Customer facing, Supplier facing and Internal contracts.

Our commitment to our customers includes: –

  • Constructive listening to requirements
  • Solution proposals for maximum campaign effectiveness and ROI
  • Hands on management approach

Our supplier selection criteria is as follows: –

  • ISO accreditations to a minimum of ISO9001/14001/27001
  • Environmental standards of FSC/PEFC
  • Maintaining long standing supplier partnerships within the UK and global markets

Our Production Management covers all aspects of:-

  • Supplier briefing/scheduling and the implementation of SLA’s
  • Data hygiene management
  • Press, pass, and colour management
  • Proofing management
  • Communication and Production Reporting
  • Postage solutions
  • Postage compliance expertise
  • International mailing expertise

All this means that our specialist direct mail team guide you through every facet of your advertising campaign from initial creative thought, through to the finished mailshot landing on your customer’s doormat.

Our specialist cross media marketing knowledge, experience and expertise increases your chance of a successful direct mail campaign, producing better customer response levels through our targeted, quality-driven approach.

 

ebook service

DFP offers a digital platform for publishing your magazines, brochures or catalogues.
Communicate your message and grab the attention of new readers by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest….again we can help and advise on this.

We offer this amazing service to all our print customers FREE OF CHARGE.

Again, in this instance, digital and print work!

Click the cover below to see an example…