Choosing a Printing Company: 10 Essential Tips to Getting it Right

Choosing a printing company isn’t easy. How do you go about ensuring you get a quality, value-for-money print management solution? Your print collateral needs to leave a lasting impression on your audience, so when choosing a printing company it pays to get it right. Here’s how you can get it right the first time with our essential checklist to choosing a printing company.


Top tips to choosing a print company


Before you get started, think about the services you actually need. Do you want to outsource all of your collateral, from letterheads to product packaging? Do you want to clamp down on the cost of one specific area of print? Once you know what it is you are trying to achieve, the following checklist will provide a solid foundation to work off.


> Can they provide state-of-the-art solutions capable of acclimatising to your specific business environment?

> Can they deliver ongoing support, recommendations and consultation on all your print particulars that take into account your growing business needs?

> Do they offer a complete solution for all your requirements, e.g. print solutions, logistics and consultancy all in one package?

> Do they offer a first-class service, experienced personnel and exceptional operational processes?

> Are they as good as they say they are? Check the quality of their work and testimonials from clients online.

> Are they passionate about the prospect of becoming your print partner?

> Can they demonstrate the extent of their expertise on the service(s) they are offering?

> Do they have experienced specialists capable of advising outside printing matters, e.g. graphic design services, promotional product personalisation or on-demand printing?

> Don’t make your decision solely on price. If it seems too good to be true, then it usually is.

> Ask as many questions as possible no matter how trivial to ensure you are confident in taking up their offer.


Choosing a printing company might take quite a bit of time, but it’s important to remember that you only have to find it once, so it’s well worth the effort! Once you’ve found a company that you know you can trust, the sky’s the limit, so take your time and choose wisely!


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