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Great expectations: choosing where to print
Our new whitepaper looks at printing options across the globe for publishing companies, why China remains the print capital, and how some publishing companies are starting to look at alternatives and the risks associated.
The Freight Club podcast
This conversation is continued in our popular Freight Club podcast, where we try and take the fright out of freight. Out host Scott Wallis is joined by Martin Watts to explore the current trends in publishing, including some of the data in the whitepaper. Taking the freight out of freight.
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Martin Watts has worked in freight forwarding for over 32 years and has specialised in publishing since 1992 when he moved to New York. He moved back to the UK in 2003 and has been supporting our publishing customers ever since! When he’s not in the world of books Martin enjoys real ale and cricket. Speak to Martin about your international book strategy.