Dump That Paperwork
With available technology, said Brown, it's possible to request a reprint quote or send a missing font via e-mail; electronically transmit job specs and images; soft-proof; track the manufacturing process; and verify shipments -- all online.
Questions the parties should be asking, Brown suggested, include: "Do I have big enough pipes to transmit the information? Can I do it quickly enough? And do I have the proper software to manage the files?"