CHICAGO, June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announces a new multi-year agreement with HarperCollins Publishers which renews and expands the relationship with HarperCollins, a customer of the RR Donnelley company 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."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) helps organizations communicate more effectively by working to create, manage, produce, distribute and process content on behalf of our customers. The company assists customers in developing and executing multichannel communication strategies that engage audiences reduce costs, drive revenues and increase compliance. RR Donnelley's innovative technologies enhance digital and print communications to deliver integrated messages across multiple media to highly targeted audiences at optimal times for clients in virtually every private and public sector. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of a global organization.
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HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize.
HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) (NASDAQ:NWSA) (ASX:NWS) (ASX:NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.
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