In addition to the short run and long run printing that is the essence of CPI, we have developed a set of services that include Print on Demand, Auto Stock Replenishment, Global Print Solutions, and Highway our web-based order management system that lets you track production in real time. Our print expertise and inventory analytics give publishers granular visibility into the full cost of production, supporting overall cost savings through effective stock management, demand planning and full-service distribution delivery. Every customer receives the highest level of quality and service with no exceptions. Our services are here to provide clients with operational support and tailored solutions along with exceptional customer service.
With its simplicity and quality, our eBook Solution can introduce you to new readers and increase your turnover. CPI offers you a complete, integrated solution: when we receive the files you want printed, we convert your work into EPUB format and distribute it via all the major online bookstores. You will receive a detailed sales report and commission on each eBook sold.
Highway is a Web-based order-management platform that lets you track production in real time, and exchange information directly with all the CPI printing houses in Europe. Your management system connects to Highway very simply. You view all your titles (those in production but also your old orders) on a single screen and can access the details of each order
PRINT ON DEMAND
With CPI print on demand service, we hold your documents on file and print copies as and when you need them. Print on Demand allows you to order as little as 1 copy of your book through to thousands of copies. Our print on demand solution offers a range of book printing services for authors and publishers.
AUTO STOCK REPLENISHMENT
CPI Auto Stock Replenishment model allows shorter print runs of books, providing easy stock control for publishers, ensuring sufficient supply, and improving cashflow. The importance of stock management is growing for many publishers. With Auto Stock Replenishment, you can outline the parameters for minimum stock levels and set an automated reprint levels for each title. The copies are then delivered by us to your distribution centres or elsewhere, as you require.
Our substantial investment in Zero Inventory as a solution has allowed publishers to leverage maximum supply chain savings by manufacturing to demand on an industrial scale. Zero Inventory requires some level of standardisation, notably consolidating some of your paper stocks, though any TPS can go in to the programme.
GLOBAL PRINT SOLUTIONS
Global Print Solutions is a well-established workflow enabling publishers to reduce costs in shipping, at the same time significantly reducing a publisher’s carbon emissions, whilst increasing speed to market on fulfilling international sales. This solution has been developed with top printing experts: BR Print, Sheridan and Publishers Graphics in the United States, Griffin Press and Ligare in Australia, Replika Press in India, and Markono in Singapore.
CPI Group UK and Gardners form a strategic partnership to distribute Print on Demand books globally via virtual wholesale.
Wiley and CPI Group UK bring Print & Distribution operations together under one roof. The partnership delivers a sustainable, end-to-end supply chain solution for the publishing industry.
CPI Zeitfracht Print-On-Demand partnership for paperback and hardback books is located directly inside Zeitfracht GmbH’s logistics centre in Erfurt. Enabling publishers to hold virtual stock, titles within the programme are shown as immediately available and printed same day for delivery to booksellers the following morning.