Another year has flown by – 2017 in Review

As we close off 2017, we are putting in place the final details for our 2018 plans – starting early in January where we are attending trade fairs in search of new and exciting products to share with our clients. We thank all our clients, suppliers and all your wonderful teams and wish all an amazing Christmas and New Year.

We are Recruiting !

We are looking for a Merchandise Production Manager to drive and manage our production business unit. You will be responsible for managing day-to-day orders and the ongoing management of our existing and new supply partners.

Branded merchandise – bespoke or not bespoke – that is the question?

There are thousands of standard promotional products available to choose to from – many are available in multiple colour ranges and can be decorated with your brand and message in just a couple of weeks. However, if you really want to create memorable, stand out merchandise for your brand you may want to go ‘bespoke’!

Introducing: The Natural and Sustainable Appeel Notebook Collection

The Appeel collection is a story in sustainability that started in 1965 and today offers exclusive and high quality eco-leather handcrafted accessories and paper notebooks – all of which can be branded and ordered custom or from stock. These are a few of the sustainable ranges of promotional products and merchandise offered by The Sourcing Team

The Sourcing Team’s Becky Fleury Features in PPB’s Close Up November 2017

Becky Fleury, The Sourcing Team Group’s Client Services Director and Head of Compliance, features in November 2017’s PPB (Promotional Products Business) Close Up articles.
Becky has been with The Sourcing Team Group since its early days when it was started by CEO Gill Thorpe in 1966. She is on the board and management team. Her responsibilities cover a number of essential areas including client brand guardianship, product compliance, and supply chain management, with special emphasis on auditing assessments. Her primary focus is working closely with and adding value to the amazing The Sourcing Team (TST) and Sustainable Charity Merchandise (SCM) clients.

Product Compliance for Branded Promotional Products

One of the key reasons many of our clients work with us is because we help them to mitigate their risk. Whether in procurement, marketing, CSR or HR, they generally all worry about brand reputation and want to do all they can to protect it. Risk, as we all know, is everywhere. As a global brand that has invested millions in building its identity and reputation, you really don’t want to see it trashed in moments on social media because corners were cut on something as manageable as product safety.

WEConnect International Europe Conference 2017

The Sourcing Team Ltd are a certified WEConnect International woman-owned business. We Connect International is a corporate-led non-profit global organisation whose goal is to connect more majority women-owned businesses into the corporate supply chain.