Market Focus: University Presses Press on Through Recession
Holzman counts among POD’s benefits: cheaper unit costs and savings in staff time, as well as the ability to make all books available all the time. “[It] allows us to fill orders without having to monitor stock on a constant basis,” he says. “Honestly, I see no downside to this.”
New York University Press is continuing to move backlist titles into a POD model. “It has reduced our printing and book-storage costs, and has also reduced our risk of inventory markdown and our margins,” Maikowski explains.