Presentation on theme: "Distribution: Toward Efficient Practices that Impact Your Bottom Line BookExpo America 2005 June 2, 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Distribution: Toward Efficient Practices that Impact Your Bottom Line BookExpo America 2005 June 2, 2005
Agenda Jeff Abraham, BISG Introductions Joe Gonnella, Barnes & Noble Identifier Standards Kent Freeman, Ingram Impact of Quality Product Information John Bohman, Random House The Flow of Accurate Data Leon McGinnis, Georgia Tech Warehouse Benchmarking Q&A
About BISG Industrys leading trade association for policy, standards and research. Represents all segments of our industry. Membership driven via Board of Directors and Committees. Close to 200 members – from small independents to Fortune 500s.
BISG Membership Publishers Booksellers, Retailers Wholesalers, Distributors Printers and Paper Manufacturers Libraries Consulting, Service & Tech Companies
BISG Board of Directors HarperCollins McGraw-Hill Pearson Random House Simon & Schuster Wiley Baker & Taylor Ingram Book Group Abebooks Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Books-A-Million Borders Group Quebecor World RR Donnelley Nielsen Book R.R. Bowker VISTA International Association of American Publishers Association of American University Presses American Booksellers Association ECPA / CPSG New York University Publishers Marketing Association
The BISG Mission Provide a forum for industry consensus, policy development and best working practices; Develop and maintain standards which enable effective communication along all segments of the industry supply chain; and Conduct research and gather data on issues affecting the book industry as a whole.
BISG Activities Include Support for ISBN-13 Transition Industry consensus and policies Standards development (ONIX, EDI, BISAC) Interest groups and committees Education programs and seminars Conferences Research
Speakers Joe Gonnella, B&N Identifier Standards Kent Freeman, Ingram Impact of Quality Product Information John Bohman, Random House The Flow of Accurate Data Leon McGinnis, Georgia Tech Warehouse Benchmarking