Ordering a small quantity of books instead of a whole skid will not require a big amount of investment. It is less money tied up, less waste, less risk and less storage space. The greatest benefit, it has a faster turnaround. Short run printing applies, less is more principle, in printing.
The current trend of Print on demand on digital printing is worth exploring. It greatly improves the efficiency of ordering books or any multi-page documents. With short run printing, ordering in small quantities makes the digital equipment the least expensive choice for printing short runs because there is only minimal set-up cost associated with each job. In this process, the unit cost of the book is at low cost. At the same time the method of ordering in small quantities will be printed as you need them. And this makes possible the ability to print in short runs on digital equipment. Short run printing offers enormous benefits like the chance of being stuck with obsolete or out-of-date books if the content topics change rapidly than anticipated. And since there will be no more storage, it reduces handlist costs too.
With a short run printing, you will have the books in your hands quicker because a short run takes less time to produce. It is because of lesser set-up time with digital printing. Ultimately this method is advantageous for book projects because it allows for test marketing and advertently quick adjustments or changes on the book.
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