Why Work With RSN?

RSN’s e-sourcing software and procurement outsourcing solutions enable companies to bring spending on printing and marketing services – which is a significant part of unmanaged tail spend in most companies – under effective control.

With our solutions, companies can realize cost savings of 14% – 22%, streamline and automate (or completely outsource) procurement processes, and track the performance of sustainable procurement and supplier diversity programs. And because RSN’s solutions can be implemented easily and quickly, these benefits begin to accrue almost immediately.

RSN Solutions Drive Value

Impressive Cost Savings

RSN’s solutions leverage competitive bidding to capture cost savings on purchases of printing and marketing services. As a result, RSN clients regularly achieve cost savings of 14% to 22% on these purchases. In 2019, the average cost savings produced through Sourceit, across more than 89,000 purchase transactions, was 21%.

An Expanded Supplier Base

With RSN, companies can continue doing business with their existing providers of printing and marketing services and gain access to RSN’s extensive network of reliable and proven suppliers.

Improved Visibility

RSN’s solutions provide companies exceptional visibility regarding their spending on printing and marketing services and the performance of their suppliers. Both cost savings and supplier performance are tracked at the individual purchase level, giving procurement professionals invaluable insights for managing their print/marketing services spend.

Corporate Social Responsibility

In response to increasing regulations and changing customer expectations, companies are focusing greater attention on several dimensions of corporate social responsibility.

RSN’s solutions support these efforts by enabling companies to:

  • Track tier 2 diversity spend across four supplier categories – minority-owned suppliers, woman-owned suppliers, veteran-owned suppliers, and suppliers having a unionized workforce

  • Track spending with suppliers who meet defined environmental sustainability standards

  • Track spending with “local” suppliers

Ease of Implementation & Integration

RSN’s solutions are easy to implement and easy to integrate with other enterprise technology systems. In most cases, our solutions can be implemented and operating in only 14 days. As a result, most RSN clients realize a positive ROI within 30 days. And RSN solutions are easy to integrate with ERP and procure-to-pay technology systems.

A Comprehensive Category Solution

RSN’s solutions will meet all your organization’s needs relating to the procurement of printing and marketing services. Our clients use RSN’s solutions to source:

Marketing & Business Communications Materials

(Such as marketing/sales collateral documents, customer communication materials, and even stationery and business cards)

Creative Services

(Such as graphic design, copywriting, web design, video production, and translation services)

Fulfillment &
Distribution Services

(Such as direct mail services, warehousing, pick and pack, kitting, and freight services)

Packaging Materials

(Such as boxes, bags, sleeves, and custom packaging materials)

What to Expect After 30 Days

You’ll have completed your training and have started to become more proficient at using Sourceit market to create quotes and manage supplier bids and projects.

You’ll have moved your supplier conversations out of email into Sourceit market allowing you and your team to view all discussions and files in the one place.

You’ll be more organized as you now have print and marketing services spend and you’ll no longer be chasing quotes and jobs in endless email chains with suppliers.

You’ll be delivering real savings back into your business by ensuring a competitive bid process is automatically created on every quote you send to your suppliers.

Finally, you’ll feel more organized, productive and empowered because finally you’re the one in control.