Development of Office Depot Europe marked with Strategic Alliance Between Office Depot France and Office Depot UK & Ireland
London, 10th January 2024 – Today Office Depot UK & Ireland announced its strategic alliance with Office Depot France. The partnership marks a renewed focus with Office Depot Europe with the development of an international supplies and services solution for their mutual customers.
OT Group marks launch of new contract brand with new logistics partnership and customer self-serve solution
Following OT Group’s announcement to rebrand its contract division to Office Depot from 1st December 2023, the Group is taking significant strides in enhancing customer experience with the announcement of a strategic partnership with Global parcel delivery leader DPD and the launch of a new customer Self-Service solution.
As an extension of a multi-year partnership with Geophysics company, PGS, OT Group recently helped the company totally readapt its UK Hub based in Weybridge, Surrey. To fully utilise the space for employees, a full office re-design and refit was undertaken.
CASE STUDY: A 15-year partnership – OT Group’s complete solution supporting Sue Ryder’s journey to efficient procurement.
Sue Ryder, a leading healthcare and charity organisation has been a valued partner of OT Group for three decades. This collaboration reflects the commitment both businesses share towards streamlining procurement processes, whilst ensuring control and full visibility of business spend. This case study explores their long-standing partnership as OT Group offer strategic sourcing solutions through the consolidation of Sue Ryder’s Point of Sale (POS), General Office Supplies (GOS) and furniture supplies through their industry leading procurement platform, SmartPad.
OT Group Unveils Rebrand of Contract Division Following the Acquisition of the Office Depot Brand in the UK & Ireland
Leading business supplies and services specialist OT Group, announced its strategic rebranding of its UK & Ireland contract division to Office Depot. This move follows their acquisition of the Office Depot brand in the UK and Ireland and aims to simplify and elevate the customer experience across all touchpoints.
In a competitive business services industry, and as a leading provider of business services and workplace solutions, OT Group continue to demonstrate their expertise of working with the retail sector by securing a prestigious two-year contract with Pret A Manger, a renowned name in the quick-service restaurant sector.
OT Group has been awarded a Planet Mark Business Certification, furthering our commitment to making a positive impact on our planet and on society. This internationally recognised sustainability certification acknowledges our continuous progress, encouraging action and building an empowered community of like-minded individuals.
Tail Spend management can save costs, improve efficiencies and benefit social value. To prove this, the Crown Commercial Service has researched the topic and provided statistics and case study examples. Detailed in report format, this research provides benchmark targets for what is achievable when utilising a trusted Tail Spend supplier.
Over the past 18 months, OT Group has made great strides to develop our ESG practices – and like many businesses in recent years we’ve started to see the benefits of investing both time and resources in holding ourselves accountable when it comes to the Environment, Society and Governance. To continue with our development, we’re seeking a Sustainability Operations Manager to work with us at our Head Office in Ashton, Manchester, to operationalise our ESG commitment.
Burnley College used the CCS Tail Spend Solution Framework to work with us on a number of different merchandising and print projects. Leveraging our expertise in supply chain management and extensive experience working with the public sector we provided Burnley College with a reliable solution to overcome challenges in their supply chain.