27/11/2018 | Environmental impact,minimise waste, ISO14001,recycling,reuse,packaging

Reduce, reuse or recycle?

Minimising our impact on the environment is a key objective for our business but also presents a challenge for us as a fulfilment provider, so we work proactively with clients to recommend ways in which we can help them reduce, reuse or recycle their packaging.

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13/11/2018 | Charities, Business Process Outsourcing, BPO

Every Penny Counts - Why outsourcing can deliver full value for Charities

Business Process Outsourcing has always promised value to charities. This article explores some of the other benefits that demonstrate it can be more than just a cost saving exercise.

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09/10/2018 | charity, fulfilment, ecommerce, fundraising pack collation, deposit scheme, gift aid calculations

Charity starts at home...

Providing charity response handling services since 2010, MRM is the approved fulfilment partner to some of the UK's leading charities. From fundraising pack collation through to school deposit scheme management and Gift Aid calculations - MRM manages it all in-house.

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25/09/2018 | Institute of Promotional Marketing, IPM, COGS Awards, making it happen, Christmas, MRM, Mentos, Sport Relief

131,040 minutes and counting

With Christmas around the corner, the Client Services and Commercial team at MRM are already busy briefing in new campaigns to the elves within Operations.

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18/09/2018 | MRM, promotional marketing, Institute of Promotional Marketing, campaign management, procurement, marketing services, shopper marketing

Big data, too many TV channels & consumer expectations - how the world has changed in 25 years

For the last chapter of our review of 25 years in the promotional marketing industry, we talk to 3 brand owners to get their thoughts on the changes they've seen.

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12/09/2018 | Promotional Marketing, Promotion Fulfilment, IPM, MRM

Some highlights from our first 25 years

In the final part of our conversation with our Executive Chairman, Peter Kerr reflects on some of the highlights of MRM's first 25 years.

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20/07/2018 | stock management, digital, payment solutions, promotional management, customer service

Why the High Street’s loss may prove to be our gain

We used to be characterised as a nation of shopkeepers. Suddenly that tag doesn’t seem quite so appropriate. Barely a week goes by without some broadcast alluding to the pressures and demise of some of the bastions of our High Street.

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05/07/2018 | Mail Order, POS, fulfilment

The Key Benefits of our Mail Order service

Our mail order platform has been developed in-house and is continually updated with more wide- ranging service improvements with customer input and an in-house IT team who are experts in creating industry leading systems.

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14/06/2018 | Coupons, sales promotion,

Coupons: Everything You need to know, we know

Is there a perceived administrative burden for each of your coupon campaigns? Not sure how the process works or how to construct a budget? Despite couponing still being a really effective sales promotion technique we think that both of these questions are putting brands off from using this valuable tool to encourage trial and repeat purchase.

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29/05/2018 | Marketing services, Apprenticeship

Gemma Simpson: My Apprenticeship so far at MRM…

Apprentices have the opportunity to earn while they learn, gain real life experience and improve future job prospects. Each apprenticeship has its equivalent educational level ~eg a level 2 apprenticeship (intermediate) is GCSE standard and can take between 1-5 years to complete.

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