Users of print business MIS Keyline optimize paper sourcing via Zaikio Procurement
For print businesses, buying paper is a time-consuming task. Price tables have to be transferred manually and with effort to their own systems, and telephone inquiries to the paper manufacturer are daily business. For users of the Keyline print business management software, this is now a thing of the past: Via the convenient connection to Zaikio Procurement, they can access their suppliers'...
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LONGO Germany keeps business in the country with highly efficient processes thanks to Keyline
"In order to prevail on the market, you have to keep making your mark and always be ahead of the curve. Innovations and good ideas are a prerequisite for this" – this is "Article 1" of the corporate policy of the LONGO printing house. Founded a good 60 years ago in Bolzano in South Tyrol, the printer lives this principle with passion. For example, LONGO was the first printing company in Ital...
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60 percent of working time goes to waste – here's what you can do
The sales person realizes that the calculation was done based on an old price list. Once again, a file has been lost; and no one can inform the customer on the phone about the status of his order.  Such situations are everyday reality in businesses – and they diminish efficiency Asana, vendor of a leading team project and task management solution, compiles the annual "Anatomy of Work" index....
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Printing House Merkur Digitizes Customer Service and Production with Keyline
Time is money – this is more true than ever in the printing industry. Today, the margin no longer comes from production, but from optimal processes. Merkur Druck & Kopierzentrum in Leipzig (Germany) understood this a while ago. After digitizing the processes with the Keyline print business management software, everything runs more efficiently and smoothly. The family business, which has...
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5 reasons for automation in the printing industry
Why it is worthwhile for printers to finally tackle digitisation in 2021 and thus set the course for the automation of their processes. #1: Customer expectations are as high as never beforePrinted materials in mini-runs with high personalisation by tomorrow and please do it cheaply, very cheaply. Such jobs are the order of the day in the printing industry today. Such jobs simply cannot be pr...
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Reduce costs, minimize maintenance and be ready for anything thanks to SaaS software
The term "Software-as-a-Service", or SaaS for short, is probably one of the trendiest buzzwords when it comes to software and IT environments. However, it is not always exactly clear what this term means, especially because it is sometimes misused. This article sheds light on why SaaS is the business model of the future.SaaS applications like our Keyline print business management software ar...
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En route to the digital world you need a travel guide
The printing industry is on a journey – away from traditional craftsmanship to more industrial structures. In other words, print businesses today must be able to process a large number of small jobs in high quality under great time pressure. If administrative and production processes are not consequently trimmed for efficiency, profitability quickly falls by the wayside.This challenge cannot...
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The biggest hurdles to digitization are in the mind
The most trendy term in business at present is "digital transformation". Driven by the ongoing digitalization, companies are rethinking their business and production processes, "transforming" them into the digital age.Established procedures are streamlined or sometimes even thrown overboard. Processes are standardized to a large extent – the basis for the automation made possible by digitiza...
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Keyline print business management software "no diesel with electric motor"
The printing house Medus in Merano (South Tyrol) was in the same situation as many other printing companies: While production was continuously modernized, the management sector had hardly been considered in this respect. The implementation of the Keyline print business management software from Zaikio has put an end to inefficient processes at Medus. Andreas Gögele, Managing Director of Druck...
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The print business in transition from trade to industry
Hardly any other craft was subject to such rapid technological development as printing. First the change from lead typesetting to phototypesetting; then desktop publishing and later computer-to-plate, through which some job profiles disappeared. And finally the advent of digital printing. Print shops were able to cope with all these technological innovations.But then the Internet appeared an...
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Printing companies in Austria and Great Britain rely on Keyline print business management software
Impressed by Keyline’s holistic approach, innovative technology and ease of use, printing companies in Austria and Great Britain are now implementing the company’s solution.The team at Hernegger Druck produces sophisticated print products in short runs in Innsbruck, Tyrol. Because of the strong competition, the company intentionally avoided getting into industrial print production — the onli...
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Bechtel Druck is leading the way: This is how automation works!
Ebersbach an der Fils, a small town about 30 kilometers southeast of Stuttgart, Germany, might not realize it, but it is home to a printing industry innovation center. Printing company Druckhaus Bechtel, which is based in Ebersbach, is a classic commercial printer that has been digitizing its processes for some time now. The first step was the introduction of our print business management so...
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