ERP for
Publishing
Software to help businesses
capitalise on shifting
publishing industry supply chains

EYE-CATCHING HEADLINES, HEALTHY BOTTOM LINE

With the viability of libraries and bookshops under pressure, increasing demand from digital retail, and discoverability intensifying competition for advertising, publishers need flexible, lean business models in place in order to manage their content and sales channel mix profitably.

Iptor’s market leading software digitizes and automates end-to-end publishing business processes. Streamlined distribution of compelling digital, physical and on demand content is managed from creation through to consumer engagement, ensuring diversified revenue mixes are maximized, while margins are protected.

BE THE AUTHOR OF YOUR OWN BUSINESS DESTINY

Evolving content channels, consumption habits and commercial models means standing still in today’s publishing industry is not an option. Market insight, business visibility, control, and the agility to adapt quickly is key if the opportunities presented by shifting dynamics are to be turned into profitable revenue.

Iptor’s solutions and services designed for the publishing industry enable rich, industry-specific data collection, that provides insight and visibility across the complete publishing value chain. Confident decisions based on accurate forecasts can be made quickly, and actioned immediately with the complete control Iptor’s industry-specific functionality provides.

With Iptor’s ERP for Publishing you can:

Increase multi-media channel efficiency

Gain greater visibility and agility

Make decisions confidently

Manage more title, with less inventory

Iptor is playing an integral part in our strategy to deliver digital solutions to the marketplace. Their software enables enhanced analytics, greater transparency in financial reporting, robust compliance and controls, and optimal customer service interactions. Perhaps the most immediate benefit is that it saves our people time that can be used for more productive activities.

Matthew CantwellVP of Finance and Strategy, McGraw-Hill Education

Most sales are still traditional printed products and Iptor is running our warehouse effectively and efficiently. By adding digital content information, we are able to develop an accurate, real-time view of sales and better understand the impact digital content is having on the business.

Timothy DoyleChief Finance Officer, Harvard University Press

Resources

McGraw-Hill Education: The journey of navigating the shift from a traditional textbook publisher to a digital Adaptive Learning company.

The Changing Face of Publishing: Gauging the Impact of Digital Technology

5 Ways Publishers Can Be Successful in the Digital World

Download the IP1 functionality overview brochure.

An ERP built specifically for Publishing

Distribution & Planning

Designed to handle the modern demands of distribution and planning by providing highly efficient, real-time connected and responsive order processing and effortless returns management.  Incorporates a sophisticated warehouse management system that incorporates inventory management.

Publishing Financials

Effectively manage complex items such as rights control, payment management and content assignment from mixed sales channels such as consumer-direct access to products, series subscriptions, mixed media offerings and never-out-of-print publications.

Rights, Royalties, Contracts and Permissions

Track and automate rights and royalties processes while managing multiple legal and financial agreements between publishers, intellectual property owners, and supply chain partners across different currencies, languages and regulatory obligations.  Integration of print and digital complete or chapter or visual content.

Publishing Management

Compliance with Industry standards becomes easier to deliver rich product information into the supply chain in a standard form, to wholesalers and distributors, to larger retailers, to data aggregators, and to affiliate companies.  Enables ISBN management and Unicode.

Editorial & Book Production

With full integration, this module makes project management easier and transparent, handles cost controls, project management, and resources. It handles the entire production process from the publishing plan through to receiving books in the warehouse and amortising the cost.

eCommerce

Web enablement products provide the ability for customers (both Business to Business B2B and Business to Consumer (B2C) to transact directly between IP1 and existing internal or external sites, using web services technologies.

Digital Supply Chain

Allows publishers to integrate the core business functions with an internet presence, making use of secure data repositories, contact management facilities and e-commerce engines.

Business Insights

Enables users to make gain business discoveries, insights to make decisions and reporting across from financial, distribution, demand planning, advanced forecasting, and sales.  Monitor key performance indicators across multiple areas with visual responsive dashboards, security and permissions.

Connectivity

Cognitive tools and connected technologies that enable automated processes, streamline workflows, user performance and customer experience to innovate and create the next generation digital supply chains that are on-demand and always-on.

Cloud Services

We have the technology, infrastructure and expertise to deliver solutions in the cloud, securely and on-demand including Cloud Hosting, Software as a Service, Managed Services, Infrastructure as a Service, and Software Lifecycle Management.

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