Monthly Archives: June 2013

Shipping Terminology

Shipping Terminology

When printing books overseas, the shipping terminology should be noted on your invoices and quoting process.  Majority of the quotes you receive from other China printing services or print brokers or printing companies tend “NOT” to include all the shipping cost to wheel you into their pricing.  They tend to quote only FOB pricing, which doesn’t include everything, but about 50% -60% of the actual cost. Please note these few terminologies when you receive your quote and what is in the contract before going with that printer: Continue reading

FSC Paper and FSC Recycled Paper

FSC Paper and FSC Recycled Paper

What is FSC?  FSC /Forest Stewardship Council is a third party certification organization who evaluate those who manage the care of forests. The FSC ensures the sources in their paper aren’t contributing to any of the five most destructive practices in forestry:

  • Illegal logging
  • Natural forest conversion to other land uses
  • The liquidation of high conservation value forests
  • Civil rights violations
  • Genetic modification of forest species

When requesting Continue reading