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The Risk of Buying on Lowest Price

October 9, 2014 • jpurcell • Branding, ISO 9001:2008, Marketing Supply Chain, UncategorizedComments Off on The Risk of Buying on Lowest Price

 

There are risk and rewards associated with all actions.  When shopping for promotional products, buying the item with the lowest price may allow your company to save some money, but what about the risks?  These products will represent your company, so inferior quality can reflect a poor corporate image, but that is not the biggest risk.  The risk of not meeting compliance regulations may be much worse, leading to bad public relations and possibly large fines.

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How to Keep Your Communication Audit Simple

December 12, 2011 • jpurcell • Communications Audit, ISO 9001:2008, Marketing Supply Chain, RetailComments Off on How to Keep Your Communication Audit Simple

Evaluating your marketing supply chain or going through a marketing operations audit can sound like a time-consuming and difficult process. Our clients often tell us that they believe an audit will likely prove beneficial, but they don’t always have the time or resources to devote to an in-depth marketing supply chain evaluation. (more…)

Marketing Supply Chain

Find Lost Dollars in Your Marketing Supply Chain

November 3, 2011 • jteberg • Corporate Promotion, ISO 9001:2008, Marketing Supply Chain, RetailComments Off on Find Lost Dollars in Your Marketing Supply Chain

 Today, marketing professionals face three challenges:

1. Finding money where money does not exist.
2. Optimizing their processes to get the most bang for their buck.
3. Measuring all marketing investments. (more…)

Ensure your EMR Conversion Goes Smoothly

August 26, 2011 • jpurcell • Healthcare, ISO 9001:2008Comments Off on Ensure your EMR Conversion Goes Smoothly

As you plan your hospital’s conversion to a new ‘Electronic Medical Record’ (EMR) system, you may find it valuable to consult with your current managed print supplier.  We understand there are many good reasons to move away from paper based records, so we have taken a proactive approach.  Fontis has leveraged our experience in assisting our hospital clients through the conversion and used it to build processes to consult and assist other hospitals as they move toward EMR. (more…)

ISO 9001:2008 Certification Proves We’re Pros in Process

July 8, 2011 • jfries • Corporate Information, ISO 9001:2008Comments Off on ISO 9001:2008 Certification Proves We’re Pros in Process

Earning ISO 9001:2000 certification (now 9001:2008) in 2003 is our kind of fun. Others might consider that level of rigorous documentation a pain. But process is part of our DNA. ISO certification gave us a chance to prove it. (more…)