about us; our team
John Clifford B.Com ACA KSJ
A Chartered Accountant with 25 years experience in large multinational corporates along with more recently medium sized private companies. For the past decade John has purchased and built up businesses in a number of industries. Skilled in finance, legal, insurance, manufacturing, logistics and operational matters and with a long history in overseas procurement.
Allan Arthur MBA
Allan has a blended back ground that has seen him spend time in agriculture, steel and commercial pipe sales. Allan is an accomplished pilot who has a history of bringing WWII aircraft back to life through full restorations spaning decades and requiring precision, diligence and determination. He is skilled in engineering, logistics, operational matters, build and design.
Sales Account Mgrs.
Our Sales Account Managers are mature, experienced and seasoned professionals with on average nearly twenty years work experience in the decorating, promotions and product and apparel sourcing industries. Our sales staff pride themselves on bringing a high level of business acumen, motivation, professionalism and commitment to their roles.
Graphic Art / Creative.We source our graphic art / creative work predominately from two long term contractors on a “when required” and “to meet our clients requirements” basis. We have long standing, proven working relationships with both of these contractors.
Increasingly, businesses are controlling all brand graphical aspects in house and or through long standing relationships with graphic / creative agencies. In these cases, generally, our role becomes one of being a decoration consultant tasked with ensuring the creative aspects are not lost or diluted in the product development process.
Our Project Managers have extensive practical decoration knowledge along with skills and experience in procurement, logistics, garment manufacturing, printing and foreign and local sourcing, customs, freight and distribution. Their goal is to maximize the dollar value of each item sourced, produce quality pieces with the best available ecological credentials, eliminate product faults and meet deadlines.
Independent External QC Partner
Our quality control partner of choice is a boutique Australian owned and managed china based business operating from bases in the larger Chinese industrial regions. They have the following industry accreditations
- Costco Ethical Supply Chain Verification.
- Disney ILS Adherence Assistance.
- Walmart Ethical Sourcing Experts.
- Nike Social Responsibility Assurance.
- Target Global Compliance Experts.
- Tesco Ethical Trading Verification.
All QC staff are required to hold and maintain AQSIQ certification.
All senior, supervisor and management staff are required to hold “Social Compliance” appropriate certifications.