Our Services

We’ve expanded our capabilities over the years, enabling us to offer you a whole menu of services from branded products to company stores and everything in between.  That’s the best way for us to make sure we meet and exceed your expectations.  It’s what keeps our clients coming back year after year.

Promotional marketing is about more than just putting your logo on cool stuff. It’s a chance to make a tangible connection with your target audience.  We want to make sure your message is heard loud and clear, so our process starts by learning everything we can about your goals and objectives.  Why?  Because a pen is never just a pen. It’s your brand in a client’s hand.

Once we understand your positioning, Axis does all the heavy lifting.  We do competitive research, attend trade shows, and evaluate trends - going the extra mile to make sure our ideas are creative, innovative and tailored to reinforce your marketing objectives.

We get excited about great products.  From office essentials to elaborate promotional campaigns, Axis uses branded merchandise to bridge the gap between brands and their audiences.  People keep promotional products.  82% say they own one.  While 47% say they have kept them for over a year.*

When you partner with Axis, rest assured that we will help you find products that fit your budget and fulfill your marketing objectives. You'll look like the hero, and we're happy to be your secret weapon.  What can we say?  We look good by making our clients look good.  It's as simple as that.

*GetInTouchAdvertising.com

Axis' global procurement team has vast supply chain experience including product safety, social compliance, manufacturing process and logistics.  We provide value with inspection task planning, efficient testing and reporting methods, budgeting of resources to demand and providing assurance to customers that the product meets their requirements and all global and local regulatory compliance. Our clients receive enhanced support for virtually all project requirements, including quality inspections, product safety, compliance and focused, low-acquisition process and systems.

Through our longstanding networks and global alliances, Axis is able to achieve the ideal purchase - targeting value, product quality, and optimal logistics solutions that save time and money.  From product development to distribution, we work with trusted overseas partners on a daily basis. All factories must pass specific international standards for both manufacturing and social accountability before being considered for direct import bidding.  Using accredited third party inspection agencies for social compliance, factory audits and product testing, we never cut corners or put your brand equity at risk. Our motto is "Inspect what you expect."

There’s no faster way to consolidate spending and get branded merchandise into the hands of your employees or consumers than through an online company program.  All development happens in house, so each program can be custom designed to fit the unique needs of your business.

  • warehoused company stores
  • made-to-order programs
  • contests and sweepstakes
  • global company stores
  • rewards and incentive programs

 

Inventory is maintained in a modern, climate controlled warehouse, and orders are transmitted from our web platform to our fulfillment platform three times per day.  For stocked company stores, there is no "wait three weeks for delivery," because orders placed before 1:00 ship the same day.

 

Axis is one of the only promotional marketing agencies to have a Product Safety and Compliance Director on staff - establishing processes, training our team, driving imports and requiring manufacturers to meet all standards for product accountability. Axis is accountable to our clients and to the consumer for the safety of the product we provide and the environment of the manufacturers of that product. Every project adheres to strict corporate, social, and product safety regulations. Our systems and processes create uniformity and consistency so that each person working on a project can follow our code of behavior.

An essential component in Axis’ business code of conduct standards is relationships and associations with trustworthy resources for testing, auditing, and compliance standards. Axis Quality Management Team uses multiple approaches to examine and evaluate suppliers:

  • Rely on our own expertise, experience, and savvy
  • Partner with objective 3rd party testing organizations
  • Audit through supply chain experts
  • Work with certified and proven suppliers
  • Personally visit factories for on-site review and observation
  • Client approved resources

To fulfill our supply chain compliance responsibilities for labor management, human rights, and environmental performance, we adhere to the PPAI Code of Conduct (see Addendum).

As a policymaker on this topic, we have a presence on the Product Safety Action Group (PRAG) board.  In September, Axis also hosted the first Product Safety and Compliance Summit specifically for marketing and procurement professionals - giving them an opportunity to learn first hand about the laws and regulations that affect their programs, and interface directly with suppliers who practice product safety and compliance.  Learn more here.

Our Partnerships