• Toshiba TEC’s direct sales team achieves APS Professional Registration

        • Toshiba TEC is showing its dedication to ethical behaviour with its entire direct sales team achieving Professional Registration with the Association of Professional Sales (APS). This achievement highlights the company’s commitment to the highest professional standards, something it believes offers competitive advantages, as well as enhancing its brand values.

          The APS brings together sales leaders, professionals and academics operating at the forefront of the sales profession. Formed in 2012 and incorporated as a not for profit entity in 2014, it is designed to represent sales as a profession to governments, buyers and customers. Its ultimate objective is to create a global Chartered Institute of Sales by 2020 in order to deliver a professional body that is regarded with the same respect and standing as other professional organisations.

          As a result of this initiative, all members of the Toshiba TEC direct sales team have now achieved Professional Registration status. Delegates had to undertake a 40-question, 40-minute exam with only three attempts to pass being allowed. Not only does Professional Registration offer corporate benefits for Toshiba TEC, for the individuals involved this status will help develop their careers through an ability to network with likeminded professionals, and gain access to best practice techniques and thought leadership from some of the world’s most esteemed sales professionals.

          Ben Gaston, Sales Director at Toshiba TEC said, “those who join the APS commit to join a community that advances and promotes excellence in the sales profession by displaying integrity, credibility and a genuine interest in helping customers obtain the right solutions for their business problems. While any sales professional can join the APS, I wanted our direct sales team to be able to differentiate themselves from our competition by undergoing Professional Registration. This shows, through external independent verification, that we put trust, decency and ethics at the centre of our sales based activities.”

          To mark Toshiba TEC’s achievement, the company has been presented with an Investor in Sales Award from the APS.

          Andrew Hough, Chief Executive Officer of the APS added, “Toshiba TEC is a valued and respected member of the APS and we both hold the view that ethics, career development and treating sales as a profession are vital in order to give this profession the credibility it deserves. The fact that Ben (Gaston) saw fit to encourage the whole of Toshiba TEC’s direct sales team to undertake and pass the Professional Registration exam is testament to the sales attitude at the company. I hope that their achievements will inspire others to do likewise and share their commitment to operating to the same high standards.”

        • Stay up to date - Click here and register for FREE Channel Info online membership and enjoy unlimited access to a host of benefits including the exclusive members area of the website, downloadable business tools, current and back issues archive, priority breaking news alerts, weekly e news summary and the Channel Info app

        • Related Articles

        • Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant expands colour palette

          Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant expands colour palette

          Friday 7th Aug 2020
          Xerox has announced the Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant, an adaptive technology kit that adds seven speciality colours to an existing production press, enabling instant digital print enhancements.  The kit transforms a...Read More...
          Brother UK strengthens mobile print range

          Brother UK strengthens mobile print range

          Thursday 6th Aug 2020
          Brother UK has strengthened its rugged mobile print range with four new lightweight models as the company aims to support Auto-ID and general resellers in meeting the growing demand for mobile printers across logistics, retail and warehousi...Read More...
          Second BOSS Leaders of the Future webinar with Alex Staniforth

          Second BOSS Leaders of the Future webinar with Alex Staniforth

          Thursday 30th Jul 2020
          The second in the series of the BOSS Leaders of the Future webinars will take place next week with Alex Staniforth, an endurance adventurer, athlete, inspirational speaker, author and fundraiser. Alex will explore with BOSS’ LOTF group how to ...Read More...
                • About Us

                  Channel Info is the leading source of business news and information for the office dealer and reseller market. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine, supplements, website, digital editions, apps, newsletters and bespoke communications with an unrivalled reach across the industry. A highly trusted and respected brand for many years, the team behind Channel Info has over 60 years experience collectively in the office products, furniture, equipment and technology markets Channel Info continues to develop and adapt in order to meet the changing information needs of its readers.

                  For our latest Media packs and more details on our range of services click here

                • View Latest Issue