Under the terms of the agreement which renews, extends and expands the companies' relationship, RR Donnelley will provide a broad array of products and services, including magazine and book production; logistics services -- including co-mailing; and an innovative Print Management program. RR Donnelley's on- and near-site Print Management professionals will deliver a range of services to help contain costs and enhance the effectiveness of Meredith's transactional, commercial printed and other documents.
"We continue to enjoy a valuable long-term relationship with RR Donnelley," says Meredith chairman and CEO Steve Lacy. "In renewing and expanding our mutual relationship, Meredith will take advantage of an even broader range of RR Donnelley's capabilities, eventually including their leverageable procurement scale through Print Management."
John Paloian, RR Donnelley's COO, states, "We are very pleased and proud to have earned Meredith's continuing trust. RR Donnelley's continuing transformation into a global provider of integrated communications and content management services is reflected by the expanded scope of this agreement, which will see Meredith benefit from our magazine, book, logistics, commercial print and transactional documents platform. Our web-based Print Management system is built to help drive unmatched supply chain efficiencies."