RR Donnelley to provide warehousing, distribution, fulfillment services for John Wiley & Sons' North American professional development and research products
July 17, 2013
– R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) today announced that it has been awarded an agreement that expands its relationship with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement RR Donnelley will provide warehousing, distribution and fulfillment services for Wiley's North American professional development and research products.
"We see innovation as a means of providing exceptional service to our customers while minimizing our fixed and other costs," said Ellis Cousens, Wiley's Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. "This initiative provides another means of accomplishing this important objective as we draw on RR Donnelley's proven and robust logistics capabilities."
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Its core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications; and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners.
"We are very proud that Wiley has entrusted its content fulfillment needs to RR Donnelley," stated Dan Knotts, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating Officer. "As the landscape for creating, producing, managing and distributing content changes, we are broadening the range of solutions that we can provide to knowledge and content providers, publishers and others. We offer end-to-end capabilities that offer leading scale in electronic and physical distribution of content."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.
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