As a promotional products distributor, we know that your #1 priority is to sell a wide range of promotional products and creative advertising ideas to a diverse group of customers. But you also have to take care of an endless number of office tasks that demand huge amounts of your time and take you away from selling.
Most owners of small distributorships were once successful salesreps for larger distributorships or direct houses, where they split profits from all their sales 50-50 with the house. Many reps felt the house was grabbing more than its fair share of the profits, and they knew the house also took all or part of any supplier incentives and end quantity pricing for itself. This inequitable situation drove many talented sales reps to establish their own distributorships where they take in 100 percent of the profits from their sales. Still, reps-turned-distributorships often underestimate the time required for administrative tasks, not to mention the challenges of bill collection and cash flow. As time passes, these talented people often feel they’ve traded in one set of problems for another…
Now There’s A Better Way To Do Business
Promotional Concepts, Inc. brings a smarter way of doing business to the promotional products industry. For a low flat fee, Promotional Concepts takes over many back-office tasks that are now costing you time, expense, and stress. Instead of letting paperwork, invoicing, customer service, supplier negotiations, and collections dominate your time, you can now focus your skills on what you do best: selling promotional products and advertising specialties. That lets you sell more product and generate higher income. What’s more, it can free up time for more activities away from work.
Promotional Concepts offers solutions to distributors who want to increase efficiency and productivity while maintaining the business identity they’ve worked hard to establish. The questions below give you an easy way to do a quick self-check of your business goals and practices so you can see whether Promotional Concept’s services fit your needs
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could benefit greatly from Promotional Concepts’ discount brokerage service. And if you can benefit, then it’s time for us to talk.
For a low fixed fee, Promotional Concepts offers high-quality back-office services that reduce your time in the office and let you concentrate on selling. Promotional Concepts provides:
No Franchise or Initiation Fees
Promotional Concepts, Inc. is a discount broker to the promotional products industry providing administrative, technological, and financial services to distributors. There are no franchise or initiation fees.
Improved Cash Flow
Promotional Concepts accelerates your accounts receivable by paying you your profits within a few days of when an order is placed. For instance, if your order reaches Promotional Concepts by 1 P.M. CST on a Thursday, we will mail you a check on Friday. In addition, we pay the suppliers, reducing your accounts payable.
Retention Of Your Business Identity
Promotional Concepts will send order acknowledgements, customer statements, and invoices under your business name. All we need is your artwork and no one will know you outsource invoicing and other tasks.
Refocusing On Efforts In Your Office
If you have employees, outsourcing back-office responsibilities frees them to handle prospect identification, marketing, research, and other activities that can raise your profits.
The Promotional Concepts Fee Plan
Promotional Concepts charges a straight 15% of the sell price for providing the services. Compare this to the 50% profits that other major distributors charge sales reps (or small distributors) for processing orders. Promotional Concepts does not charge transaction fees, monthly fees or any other types of charges.Remember, too, that Promotional Concepts is very well-respected in the industry, so many suppliers give us incentives like end-quantity pricing and other special pricing. We have an excellent repertoire with many major vendors to get issues resolved quickly. Promotional Concepts passes on all suppliers’ incentives because we believe these rewards should go to the person driving the sale: That’s you!
You’ll Benefit From Our New Equipment, Specialized Software, & Great Staff
Promotional Concepts benefits greatly from being a young and flexible company. For instance, we are equipped with today’s most state-of-the-art computers with programming especially detailed for the promotional products industry with order information at our fingertips, high speed internet and ESP Online Our key staff positions are held by highly trained people with over 200 years of experience in the promotional products field. They know what they’re doing, and they have the resources to do the best job possible for you.
Promotional Concepts Provides Accessibility
We pride ourselves in our efficiency and good customer service. We can communicate in any manner that suits your needs and is most efficient for you. Phone, fax, or e-mail. We’re here to make it easy for you. Give us a call and we’ll show you how simple we can make it for you.