Active International, the world leader in corporate trade, provides tailored financial solutions that enable companies to restore value to under-performing corporate assets such as:
Every year, companies around the globe are at risk of losing billions of dollars due to problematic assets. Going beyond barter, Active International uses their unique corporate trade model to provide innovative ways for companies to restore the value of under-performing assets.
Corporate trade is a preferred alternative to liquidation because of its value creation capabilities. Full wholesale or book value is restored when Active purchases the under-performing assets in exchange for a trade credit, which clients then use to offset the cost of products and services purchased through Active.
Active grew its business by providing unparalleled service to its clients, many of whom are leading multinational companies. Founded in 1984, Active has operations in sixteen countries and has built a strong, integrated network of resources providing unique solutions that offer the greatest flexibility to increase value.
Active offers strategic, global product remarketing services providing the most comprehensive capabilities in the industry. For example, Active can acquire assets in one part of the world, warehouse them, ship them, and re-sell them anywhere in the world, adhering to a client's strict distribution and branding guidelines. Additionally, Active's relationships with a global network of wholesalers, retailers, distributors, and buyers offers clients options to expand existing distribution channels.
Active is committed to client satisfaction. Once a client program is designed, Active assigns an experienced account management team to be the liaison between the client and Active's various departments. This team develops a detailed plan for effectively redeeming their trade credit so value is quickly realized.
Clients benefit from the extensive portfolio of services available from Active to extend marketing reach. Active can bring creative solutions to the table that help companies extend their marketing reach and competitive positioning in their industry. Active offers business solutions that create value for its broad customer base to positively affect their bottom line.
Active places over US$1 billion in advertising annually for its clients, in all types of traditional and emerging media, making it one of the top ten media specialists worldwide, as recognized by AdAge magazine. Active's investment of its own capital, goods, and services in the media community allow it to pass along economic benefits to its clients.
In addition to media, Active offers a robust portfolio of business services such as worldwide travel and meeting planning services. Active's corporate trading partnerships with leading hotels, airlines, cruise lines, resorts and conference centers help it create client-specific programs for every meeting planning need.
Active Freight and Logistics, another business service, is the industry's only fully licensed and insured worldwide transportation broker. Business services include printing through a worldwide network of vendors with state-of-the-art digital technology, sports and event marketing programs, promotional products, incentives and premiums, as well as packaging, warehousing, and material handling. Active is committed to developing new areas of trade credit fulfillment that will ensure its clients get the most out of their marketing dollars – helping them find new and valuable ways to deal with their under-performing assets, retain their quality and competitive edge, and positively impact their bottom line.