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Issue Twenty-Three, Spring/Summer 1999


Just Say Know!

Before you call your bindery supplier for a quotation, memorize or print out the following list. Being "in the know" of all of these issues before calling will indeed make the quotation experience much more pleasurable, and accurate.

  1. Know the page count.
  2. Know the quantity.
  3. Know the stock weights.
  4. Know the finished size.
  5. Know how you're running the forms.
  6. Know if the job is coming flat or prefolded.
  7. Know if it is precollated or if collating is required.
  8. Know the binding style.
  9. Know if you will need pickup and delivery.
  10. Know if there are any special instructions regarding packing or shipping.
  11. Know your salesperson and customer service representative.

Tips provided by Mark Rasch, estimator.


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