Allen Press Expands Scholarly Publisher Services Team

Allen Press, Inc. has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) designation, recognizing exemplary human resources practices that create an outstanding workplace.

LAWRENCE, Kan. – January 30, 2018 – As part of an ongoing commitment to enhance its scholarly publisher services, Allen Press, Inc. is growing the team that delivers those services.

This includes the promotion of Mark Kohlhase to Vice President, Scholarly Publisher Services and Barbara Buzzi to Senior Sales Executive, and the addition of Elizabeth Just as a Sales Executive. Along with Julie Rinke, Senior Vice President, Operations, and Maria Preston-Cargill, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, the team will work to enhance scholarly publisher services and grow revenue from society and association publishers.

How Will the 2018 USPS Rate Increases Affect Publishers and Marketers?

USPS 2018 Rate Increase
BY DOMINIQUE SCANLAN

Effective January 21, 2018 the United States Postal Service (USPS) will increase mail and shipping rates across the board. Publishers and marketers who utilize mailing services will be affected by these changes.

The USPS is not alone in its price increase for 2018. According to the Pitney Bowes blog, FedEx and UPS both announced an average shipping rate increase of 4.9 percent. In comparison, the USPS is still a competitive and cost-saving option.

Allen Press Upgrades Scholarly Services with Arbortext Publishing Engine Enterprise

LAWRENCE, Kan. – December 5, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has upgraded its scholarly journal typesetting platform to Arbortext Publishing Engine Enterprise. The Arbortext Publishing Engine is a cloud-based system that provides the ability to intelligently pull XML and unstructured data from content management systems profile content for targeted audiences and variable deliverable types and automatically generate publications.