Office Depot
Supporting the Finance and Banking sector

As we enter a period of uncertainty, with more supply chain volatility and rising financial costs, we understand that many in the Finance and Banking sector will be looking to suppliers who can help them to minimise this impact, by reducing costs and increasing efficiencies where they have the control to do so.

This is where OT Group (part of Paragon) can help. Trusted by leading Finance and Banking companies across the UK, we specialise in working together with our customers to:

Simplify their supply chain:

Through our extensive offering of all workplace, home-office and tail spend supplies, delivered from one-single source.

Lock in competitive pricing:

Through our relationships with suppliers and the ability to hold stock in our warehouse, we can guarantee the best prices.

Reduce their scope 3 emissions:

By up to 80% with just one order, one delivery and one invoice for all of your workplace and tail spend supplies.

What services do we offer?

Office Depot offer everything a Finance and Banking customer could need, from general office supplies, to print and managing your tail spend – we’ve got it covered within one order, one invoice and one delivery.

WORKPLACE SOLUTIONS

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• Office supplies
• Janitorial
• Catering
• Print
• Facilities supplies
• Furniture & interiors
• Data archiving
• Document destruction
• Managed Print Services

BACK OFFICE & BUSINESS PROCESS OPTIMISATION

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• Transactional and secure communications
• Technology and digitisation
• Mail room and distribution
• Hybrid mail
• Document production

RETAIL BANK ESSENTIALS

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• Facilities supplies
• Staff uniforms and PPE
• Transactional print
• Access control
• Point of sale
• Signage and wayfinding

CREATIVE & DESIGN SERVICES

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• Design
• Photography
• CGI • Retouching
• Web & mobile design & development
• Customer lifecycle management

BRAND / STORE SOLUTIONS

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• POS
• Signage and wayfinding
• Digital screens
• Shot fit-outs
• Window display
• Large graphics

DIGITAL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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• Interactive displays
• Digital walls and screens
• AR & VR
• VR store planner

COMPLETE PRINT SERVICES

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• Transactional print
• Operational print
• Brochures
• Leaflets and flyers
• Direct mail
• Sales literature
• Personalised print
• Campaign management

DISPLAY GRAPHICS AND ADVERTISING

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• Shop fit-outs
• Store graphics
• Window displays
• Signage and creative POS
• Campaigns
• Large scale graphics

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

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• Smart cards
• NFC cards
• Loyalty cards
• RFiD technology
• ID security solutions
• QR coding

CASH MANAGEMENT

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• Clearing bags
• Money bags
• Pass books

TAIL MANAGEMENT

CONSOLIDATION OF 3rd PARTIES

Want to know more about our tailored product and service offering for our Finance & Banking customers?

Consolidation models

A true consolidation model for the Finance and Banking sector delivering on cost and service.

Office Depot is trusted by leading Finance and Banking customers across the UK to deliver a multi-channel business consolidation model which supports complex and bespoke requirements on a daily basis to a high level of performance. We drive continual improvement and innovation through our own contracted services and deliver support to 3rd party suppliers, to reduce risk, streamline processes and drive operational cost benefit through one ordering system, one warehouse and one delivery model.

Have you considered your tail spend?

Did you know your tail spend accounts for typically 25% of you total operating costs?

As specialists in supply chain consolidation, Office Depot works alongside customers as a strategic partner – providing a one-stop solution for your supplies and services.

What’s more, we’re well-versed when it comes to helping large-scale Finance and Banking customers gain control of tail spend.

In addition, we maintain solid stock levels, alongside strong, reliable relationships with suppliers, and have a large warehouse capable of holding excess stock, not only for ourselves, but for our customers.

This means that we’re agile enough to be able to react quickly to market changes – ensuring we always deliver the best prices and service to our customers.

How simplifying your supply chain can reduce your scope 3 emissions

With the Government’s Net Zero and Green Finance strategy, the Finance and Banking sector is coming under continued pressure to deliver long-term sustainable outcomes and to fully embrace the push for ESGs. We have been working with many of our Finance and Banking customers to support them in this journey using the following steps.

1

Switch to sustainable
product alternatives

Take a look at our competitively priced sustainable product range.

2

Consolidate & streamline
your supply chain

Move to a single supplier for all of your workplace supplies and services.

3

Ultimately reduce your
scope 3 emissions

Create a more efficient supply chain, which in turn reduces your carbon footprint.

Switch, save and be more sustainable

View our sustainability brochure to see a snap shot of the products you could switch to.

Read our Environmental and Society Manifesto

Discover our plans and explore how our journey will continue over the coming months.

Accreditations and Partners

Our latest Insights:

Exploring the trends and challenges in the Finance and Banking industry.

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Please get in touch to discuss your options with me.

Kind regards, 

Ian Waters
Finance & Banking Specialist

ian.waters@officedepot.co.uk
07702 677 303

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Print

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Facilities Supplies

We’ve got everything you need to operate your workplace efficiently.

PPE and Workwear

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Data
Archiving

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Document
Destruction

Fully compliant and secure physical document destruction services.

Tail
Management

Supplier management services for consolidation and compliance.

Furniture
and Interiors

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Managed Print Services

Optimise your document output to facilitate continuous improvement.

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