RR Donnelley will add even more value to its book fulfillment and distribution offering with advanced technology
Chicago, IL-July 19, 2013- ArrowStream, Inc. (“ArrowStream”), a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) supply chain optimization and management technology, announced that RR Donnelley, a global provider of integrated communications, has signed a license agreement for ArrowStream Crossbow.
Crossbow is a unique supply chain software solution that bridges the gap between order fulfillment planning and logistics optimization to deliver dramatic improvements in supply chain efficiency while also enabling improved customer service levels.
“Crossbow is a strategic addition to our overall supply chain and will deliver significant value to our organization,” said Chuck Fattore, President, RR Donnelley Logistics. “By implementing Crossbow and leveraging the tremendous volumes we manage, in particular as we serve book publishers’ needs, we are further enhancing our distribution services offerings.”
RR Donnelley will experience other benefits from Crossbow including:
•Even better analysis and monitoring of the distribution supply chain
•Enhanced modeling capabilities to help drive continuous improvements in its distribution networks
“We are always looking for ways to improve our operations,” said Fattore. “In addition to delivering more value for RR Donnelley, the utilization of Crossbow allows us to model the carbon footprint for our distribution activities, proactively reduce it, and monitor the success of this important sustainability initiative.”
“RR Donnelley is a prestigious world leader in providing logistics services for the integrated communications industry,” said Steven LaVoie, Chairman and CEO at ArrowStream. “We are honored that our software solution was selected by an organization that continuously sets the industry standard in innovative logistics practices.”
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.
For more information, and for RR Donnelley’s Global Social Responsibility Report, visit the company’s website at www.rrdonnelley.com
Caitlin Moran, (312) 676-0036