Business Management - Disaster Recovery
Taking an inventory of staff, equipment, and services, and comparing it with your pre-COVID-19 inventory, is a good first step, writes Consultant Howie Fenton in a new blog, but there is more you can do to ensure your in-plant recovers from the pandemic.
To save time and money for its members, PRINTING United Alliance professionals created a COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan designed to meet local government’s requirements. Here are some key elements included within the plan.
Print buying habits are going to change as a result of COVID-19, says analyst Marco Boer. Print will get more expensive as paper costs rise, short runs will dominate, and print will need to provide more value. But there are opportunities for in-plants to thrive in this new environment.
In the latest episode of the Impressions Xchange podcast, Elaine Scrima, VP of Operations for GSP Companies, discusses how her company’s continuity plan has helped it weather the COVID-19 crisis a little easier.
The world will reopen, although no one is sure when or how. Suddenly restarting a vast number of companies can mean big business for printers. It also provides business development and preparation activities you can pursue right now.
Tacoma Public Schools’ in-plant been deluged with work since the district's schools closed due to COVID-19. To help teachers continue to educate students, the in-plant was tasked with printing millions of impressions of curriculum packets in a very short time. And there are many more to come.
Despite the drastic time difference, we managed to catch up with Simon Giles, manager of the Department of Defence Publishing Service in Melbourne, Australia, to learn how his in-plant is coping during the COVID-19 crisis.