News overview

| 27 September 2017

CB and Printforce integrate services

Logistics service provider CB and digital printing company Printforce are integrating their processes so that (on demand) production and distribution of books seamlessly complement each other. Together, these parties offer publishers and booksellers better service by shortening the supply chain: books delivered even faster to the consumer. CB is sealing the partnership by acquiring 50% of the shares of Printforce.

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| 31 March 2017

175,000 Gruffalos arrive in Culemborg

175,000 Gruffalos, in 5,833 boxes, on 130 pallets for 784 bookstores in the Netherlands and 32 in Belgium. A huge logistic task for the Dutch campaign Ik wil een prentenboek! (I want a picture book!).

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Media | 22 March 2017

Media focus on books and authors provides additional momentum at CB

Every day we 'pick' hundreds of thousands of books at CB for booksellers and consumers. In different quantities (from 1 copy to hundreds), bestsellers, niche titles, with a choice of over 110,000 titles. Each book should be for 'grabs'. These numbers call for smart logistics. How do we do that? We give you a quick look behind the scenes.

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Media | 14 March 2017

CB and Printforce explore further integration of print and logistics of the book

Logistic service provider CB and printing company Printforce are exploring the possibility to further strengthen their partnership. By doing so, the companies are looking to optimize the alignment with the market’s ‘on-demand printing needs’. This applies as well to larger print runs, special productions, and to foreign books and magazines. The use of new technologies will furthermore drive down costs.

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