What is a print management service?

If you haven’t come across one before, it is worth clarifying what exactly constitutes a print management service, and what benefits you can expect to receive from one.

First of all, it is important to distinguish print management services from printer management and document solutions. These services focus on the maintenance of your existing desktop printers – with print management services, you will rarely need to use a desktop printer at all.

What can print management services offer to you?

A professionally managed print service needs only an initial brief to use, and is able to provide you with a range of options and production techniques to choose from. They take care of everything from the outset of the design stage to the logistics of the print job itself, the storage of the items and their delivery to your door.

What are the benefits of a print management service?

Price – a print management service can offer you the very best market rates, on a wide range of media types.

Management – you can expect the responsibility of assigning and fulfilling a print job to lie entirely with the print management service, allowing you to focus on the core of your business.

Consultancy – not an expert in printing? Your print management service should be able to provide a consultancy on the different types of printing options available to you. This advice can lead you to the best decision, as well as saving you money in the process.

Variety – from extensive documents to merchandise, marketing collateral and advertising banners, a print management service should be able to offer you a wide range of products to fit all your business requirements.

No job too big – while in-house equipment might impose you with some limitations, a reputed print management service typically offers the capacity for very large jobs when required.

Print management is a smart choice

For the benefits detailed above, partnering with a print management service could turn out to be one of the best decisions that your organisation ever makes, allowing you to cut costs, receive the best advice, and expand your capabilities.


Welcome to Portako

Portako was established in 2011 with the objective of helping time-limited professionals source their marketing literature and promotional products as efficiently as possible.

We help organisations who regularly buy print and promotional products save both time and money with our professional managed print services.

For more information please visit our home page, or call us any time on 020 8391 3002, and we’ll be absolutely delighted to help you.