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TOMORROW’S CLEANING NOVEMBER 09
with our manufacturer working hard to keep up cost is covered by the increased efficiency of Moving forward we would like to keep our
with demands placed on them by our network. the products themselves. plans simple, with GPS being remaining as a
All new products being introduced to any We now have over 30 companies selling
hub for new innovative green products.
market place against established products will different products supplied to them by GPS, The continued growth of the network of
have to work hard to break through and yes but we still like to have more. Our distributors partners, will increase our opportunities to test
there is a lead time for the market to vary in size of turnover from £1M to £60M and and release more products. In the past year the
understand change, and then agree to pursue also sit in different sectors of the market. number of UK manufactures approaching GPS
it. We believe that our products do make has increased dramatically, which is has to be
difference which is why we are prepared to a positive thing. To date, approx 60% of our
invest the time and money required to make sales are manufactured in the UK!
them a success.
Green Planet is now looking to implement a
With any company particularly a newly formed procedure that will carbon footprint our supply
one you need luck or like minded chain and therefore manufacturers will be
organisations that understand your ethos and encouraged to supply more information in
ideas but primarily share the same vision of order to assess their own footprint.
the future.
Our business has lots of challenges and
GPS have been very lucky to receive the targets to achieve in the future and we realise
support of a number of large organisations that this can only be done by continuing to
that continue to see the value of what we are form strong working relationships with both our
trying to do. manufacturers
One of our main issues was how to achieve a
and our
continuous flow of products to the public, so The distribution network receives new business
distributors.
we began building a distribution network.
leads on a regular basis, as GPS does not have
If you are a
The criteria was simple in our eyes, find a like
the infrastructure to service end user
manufacturer that
minded company that was interested in what
customers and we have no intention of
has a product(s)
we were trying to do then allow them to
expanding into this area.
that fit into what
introduce our range of products to their own
Green Planet
The main benefit to current and prospective
client base.
Solutions are
distributors is a constant supply of innovative
Matt Anderson,
We must educate a concepts and products which they in
Green Planet Solutions
looking for or are
interested in
very price
turn can offer to their clients giving
distributing any of
conscious market
them an edge over the competition.
Green Planets products please feel free to
that in order to
There is however an education
contact Matt Anderson or any over members
promote products and
process involved when selling any
of the team at Green Planet Solutions.
materials that are
certified and can
new idea or product, but in general
www.greenplanetsolutions.co.uk
produce ‘cradle to
terms the appeal, combined with the
grave’ data –
potential savings that can be made by
There are costs
using the product or products will
that must be
normally enable them to sell
recovered and in themselves to any client wishing to
most cases the reduce CO2 and increase CSR.
extra purchase This isn’t a hard sell!
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