How to Approach Cost Control

How to Approach Cost Control

Image by Freepik Cost control is crucial for maintaining profitability and competitive pricing. Here are some thoughts for effectively managing costs for today’s printing companies: Up-to-Date Estimating Costs Most printing orders are estimated prior to final sale....
Want to Succeed in the New Workplace? Adopt a Growth Mindset

Want to Succeed in the New Workplace? Adopt a Growth Mindset

Image by Freepik With the recent changes to work culture, many printers are wondering how to adapt. Multiple priorities have left leaders feeling overwhelmed, with employee recruitment and retention, staff health and wellness, increasing productivity, and growing...
Understand Why & How

Understand Why & How

Industry leaders offer insights into changing client needs At the Graphics Canada show in May, one panel discussion involved customers sharing their views on how they are using printed products and how their needs have evolved. Speakers from RBC Royal Bank, Staples...
A Beginner’s Guide to Marketing for Sales Growth

A Beginner’s Guide to Marketing for Sales Growth

Image by Freepik As a result of the recent pandemic, many printers have seen a dip in sales. With the demand for printed materials reduced significantly, clients of all sizes faced severe financial pressures. Approaches used in the past to win organic business proved...
Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Management Explained

For a period during the last few years, a shortage of paper propelled the supply chain issue to the top of print industry headlines. During that time, the difficulty finding enough paper to meet customer demand was not the fault of any individual company but resulted...
Majority Upbeat About Industry

Majority Upbeat About Industry

A recent survey found 78 per cent of respondents believe company performance is improving Earlier this year, my company, Connecting for Results, conducted a survey of printers from across Canada to determine how business owners and managers are preparing for the...