Strategically Speaking: 19 Tips for Better Cash Flow Management
2. Floor Programs: Many mills/merchants will stock popular grades and roll sizes on the floor at printers (effectively, a consignment program), allowing publishers to acquire inventory on the fly, with many of the same benefits as cited above.
3. Printer-Supplied Inventory: While printer-supplied paper can be slightly more expensive than publisher-supplied stock (printers usually charge markups), the economics warrant closer examination. Avoiding advance purchases and inventory-storage costs can free up cash.