Hybrid home working, along with lead-time issues and product shortages has meant an increase in small order volumes, creating a host of inefficiencies within operations. The simple change of introducing a smaller sized cardboard box has resulted in a variety of quick wins.
We are thrilled to share how we helped our customer Harrods solve one of their sustainability issues.
In collaboration with Kimberly-Clark Professional: UK and Ireland, we provided a total paper hand towel sustainability solution by introducing the Kimberly Clark’s RightCycle™ service, along with replacing its hand towel product with a new sustainable alternative. The result is a massive reduction in Harrods’ waste footprint, with no impact on purchase price.
Banner’s annual catalogue is a key tool for customers to view our product ranges. The Marketing Manager’s procurement of the 2022 catalogue involved a process that put sustainability at the core of decision making. This Case Study demonstrates the importance of procurement decisions in reducing environmental impacts and influencing change throughout the Banner business.
As part of a wider review of its service offering, Banner presented a proposal to a leading Facilities Management provider to show how by making changes to the way it purchased workplace supplies, several environmental and sustainable benefits could be achieved.
When the DVLA approached Banner to support them to source and provide a plastic free envelope, Banner had the expertise and experience to provide a solution.
When NHS Greater Manchester CSU needed a quotation for 99 Hewlett Packard ML350 servers and APC SMT1500i UPS backup systems, we engaged our partner Hewlett Packard for additional pricing and project support. The pricing process includes a transparent quote with every item fully costed.
Banner provided new customer, Newcastle University, with face masks for the annual Frank Morton Sports Day event. Additionally, Banner donated 1,000 bottles of hand sanitiser free of charge to support this event, reduce the spread of Covid-19 and promote best hygiene practices among the attendees.
Banner has been providing Office Supplies and Services to the University of South Wales for more than 10 years. So when the first wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic hit in the Spring of 2020, Banner was on hand to support the University to be as Covid-Secure as possible.
In the Summer of 2021, Banner were involved in a large gift project for one of our customers. Working with the client, Banner designed and developed bespoke leavers gifts for all 3,000 employees who were made redundant as a result of factory closures.
Our expert furniture team helped a utilities company create a new call centre that maximised budget and space.
Like many workplaces across the UK, our customer needed to accommodate all its people in its new premises, while giving them space for smaller group meetings and areas to relax in.
When Banner responded to a stationery tender from a public sector charity, we worked with the customer to meet their specific office product needs, but also went beyond to help consolidate their workplace supplies and even integrate a fully managed washing machines and dishwashers service.