Business Management - In-plant Justification

Five Ideas to Increase Awareness of Your In-plant
February 10, 2021 at 9:12 am

In a new blog, Consultant Howie Fenton explores ways in-plants can engage customers and prospects during this time of prolonged social distancing, without in-person interaction.

From the Editor: The Way Forward
February 5, 2021 at 9:57 am

By now, you know where your in-plant stands in the eyes of your parent organization during the pandemic: you are either essential and busy, or you’re slow and wondering about your future — and that status is largely a result of the types of applications in which you specialize.

Creative Print Proves Essential at UK University
December 22, 2020 at 3:20 pm

Loughborough University Print and Post Services has proven its value during the pandemic, whether it’s delivering mail during the crisis, providing PPE, or printing essential university communications.

How to Write a Strategic Plan for Your In-plant
November 3, 2020 at 9:36 am

During the In-plant Forum, Consultant Greg Cholmondeley detailed how in-plants can write a five-year strategic plan and listed the 10 crucial elements a plan must include.

How In-plants Can Thrive After COVID-19
November 2, 2020 at 10:21 am

The In-plant Forum was devoted entirely to in-plants, and it kicked off with a keynote presentation by Consultant Howie Fenton detailing how in-plants can prepare their operations to thrive after the pandemic.

From the Editor: How Are Smaller In-plants Faring?
September 17, 2020 at 4:22 pm

One thing I’ve been dreading during the COVID-19 pandemic is a wave of in-plant closures. I particularly worry about smaller shops at smaller colleges and organizations, some of which are experiencing deep financial losses. So I reached out to some of them to find out how they are doing. Their responses have eased my fears somewhat

Data is Critical to Your In-plant’s Survival
June 26, 2020 at 10:05 am

Decision-makers are now facing difficult choices. Now more than ever, in-plants must identify key performance indicators and leverage data to justify their existence.

No Strategic Plan? Here’s How Your In-plant Can Write One
June 12, 2020 at 10:34 am

The In-plant Printing and Mailing Association concluded its weeklong series of in-plant webinars yesterday with an information-packed presentation by consultant Greg Cholmondeley that detailed how in-plants can go about writing a five-year strategic plan.

In-plant ‘Saved by a Pandemic’
May 22, 2020 at 10:57 am

The decision was made. Vanderbilt University Printing Services would be shut down. Employees received layoff notices in March, and the Nashville in-plant was scheduled to close on June 1. And then the coronavirus hit.