CHICAGO - R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announces a new multi-year agreement with HarperCollins Publishers which renews and expands the relationship with HarperCollins, a customer of the RR Donnelleycompany for decades. Under the terms of this new agreement, RR Donnelley will provide print, fulfillment and distribution services across HarperCollins global book platform. HarperCollins will have the ability to order, track, and receive books through a common system; saving time and money while minimizing freight costs; and increasing fill rates through on-site manufacturing capabilities.
"RR Donnelley has a proven track record and a laser-focused commitment to developing unique and value added solutions which align with our long term supply chain strategies," said Larry Nevins, Executive Vice-President, Operations for HarperCollins. "Their integrated global manufacturing and book fulfillment and distribution platform provides HarperCollins with the scale and innovation necessary to allow for continued growth and supply chain efficiency."
"We are proud to have earned the opportunity to expand this valued partnership with HarperCollins," noted Dave McCree, President of RR Donnelley's Book & Directory businesses. "Our extensive global book manufacturing & fulfillment platform has proven to be an ideal match for HarperCollins diverse requirements and long term vision. We look forward to continuing to build unique capabilities to serve HarperCollins as well as the rest of our global book customers' needs."