A renewed contract with publishing company Scholastic will guarantee stability and viability for Waseca's Quad/Graphics, which looks to take on around 20 new workers to meet the demand. Scholastic has entered into a seven-year contract with the printing company, an agreement the Waseca facility's Plant Director Randy Gordon says is unique in the industry. "Most contracts are three to five years, tops," Gordon said. "Most of the ones I see now are three years." This is due to fluctuations and disruptions in the industry. "Publishers are apprehensive about signing long-term contracts because there are so many market fluctuations," said Gordon. But the long-term contract with Scholastic means stability for the Waseca plant. click Read More below for more details
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD), a global leader in communication and supply chain offerings for internet retailers, announces that it will showcase its expansive portfolio of solutions at the annual Internet Retailers Conference and Exhibition event, June 7-9 at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois.
RR Donnelley’s spectrum of logistics services provides consistent delivery experiences that can turn everyday consumers into lifelong customers. Advanced tracking reports, down to package level, help identify trends and reveal process efficiencies. The company also can help unlock new levels of real-time transparency deep into the delivery supply chain with Printed Electronics and RFID products, arming clients with the data necessary to take action and address the improper handling of products.
“At RR Donnelley, our logistics services help brands streamline global order delivery for increased efficiency and customer satisfaction. Our proven workflows and extensive knowledge of domestic and international shipping help enhance customer service, simplify customs clearance and duty/tax calculations. From the first communication to the final delivery, we’re here to help you gain visibility into all processes, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction,” said Kelly Martinez, Vice President, Sales International Services.
“RR Donnelley’s broad range of printing and logistics capabilities, backed by our substantial international footprint, gives our clients access to a truly local service model. Whether it’s a micro-targeted personalized promotional piece or the actual packaging the goods arrive in, we produce and deliver eye-catching one-to-one communications that engage customers and enhance their experiences—all in ways that save you both time and money,” said James Hill, President Commercial Print, RR Donnelley.