NARTA currently provides Full Service Category Management for its retailers across multiple sub-categories. Typical Category Management at NARTA entails:
Appointment of a Preferred Partner
Each category is structured in a way that allows Affiliates to “plug-in” to NARTA’s already negotiated deals. This facilitates immediate cost reductions and access to the services provided by NARTA’s team. The categories listed below show areas where NARTA already have preferred partnerships, with the list continuously growing to meet retailer demands. NARTA strives to grow the level of value retailers attain through membership.
Supply, 3PL and delivery of stationery items (including customer specific product lines).
Supply and delivery of packaging items including plastic, paper or garment bags, online satchels, ribbons and more.
Includes printing of catalogues, magazines, short run digital printing, signage and external advertising such as billboards.
Letterbox delivery of catalogues and online hosting of catalogues.
Access to preferred hotel & car hire rates through a preferred travel management company. Individual airline agreements are sourced if required.
Partnership with an energy advisory firm to support with matters including embedded networks and efficiency audits.
Pickup and disposal of general waste, recyclable products and confidential waste from customer sites.
Provision of logistics services including inbound, freight forwarding, linehaul, warehousing, installation and delivery, couriers and post.
Cash in Transit
Provision of security services associated with the on-site storage of cash, through to the collections and transfer of takings to the retailers’ bank.
Optimising business processes and efficiencies by managing the cost of smaller scale spending categories.
Lease management for companies and employees on vehicles ranging from company cars, through to trucks and forklifts.
Includes Fire and Security Services for employee and customer safety, and to meet regulatory requirements.
Provision of helpdesk support services, office and store networking projects and telecommunications.