Page last updated 23rd January 2017
The aim of the BIC Physical Supply Chain Committee is to gather together senior strategic representatives from across the publishing and bookselling industry to steer BIC's work in the physical supply chain and ensure that printed books and their associated workflows continue to have a strong industry voice.
This committee agrees it is in the book industry’s interest to establish a leaner, more efficient, innovative and collaborative physical supply chain to save costs, reduce waste ,and improve information exchange and customer service.
In order to best serve the interests of the book industry in this way, and to be able to adapt to the rapidly changing expectations of its customers, the committee will support, evolve & enhance standards and best practice for the UK supply chain always with an international view and will engage with other BIC Committees and industry organisations including the Publishers Green Network (or equivalent) where appropriate.
The committee firmly supports the creating and selling of printed books.
|Paul Almeroth||Woodland Media|
|Alaina-Marie Bassett||Book Industry Communication|
|Russell Evans||Simon & Schuster|
|Matt Griffin||Little, Brown Book Group|
|Matthew Hogg||Macmillan Distribution (MDL)|
|Mike Levaggi||HarperCollins Publishers|
|Alison Lewis||Ingram Content Group|
|Karina Luke||Book Industry Communication|
|Kate McFarlan (Chair)||Clays|
|Peter Skone||Penguin Random House|
Date of next Committee meeting: Thursday 16th February 2017.
BIC members interested in joining the BIC Physical Supply Chain Committee should complete the application form here and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members.
EU Timber Regulations: Extended to include printed materials. A report by Carnstone.
Clinics feeding into this Committee
Technical Implementation Clinic
Active Task & Finish Working Groups
Price & Availability Task & Finish Working Group
Print on Demand and Short Run Task & Finish Working Group
Previous sets of minutes:
POD T&FWG meeting #6 - see above ("Minutes from last meeting")
BIC Realtime / Web Services Task & Finish Working Group
BIC Supply Chain Excellence Award (SCEA) Accreditation Scheme Review Task & Finish Working Group
BIC Industry Returns Initiative (IRI) Review Task & Finish Working Group
Closed Task & Finish Working Groups
Standard Address Number (SAN) / GLN Task & Finish Working Group