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.

Hospital In-plants Prove Their Value During a Crisis
May 20, 2020 at 9:47 am

Few in-plants are as busy right now as those serving hospitals and health care facilities. Their staffs are reporting to work to print critical materials to help hospitals save the lives of COVID-19 patients.