Continuum can help you do just that. As a worldwide leader in managed print services, and backed by our parent company’s solid 60-year track record, Continuum employs a progressive approach to create strategic, cost-effective print management solutions for major enterprise corporations.
Continuum is the worldwide leader in managed print services. We partner with each client, investing our people, process and technology, to better understand their business goals, nuances and culture. We use this critical information to formulate a strategic, cost-effective print management plan that will pay dividends today, tomorrow and well into the future.
At Continuum, we seamlessly integrate into our clients’ production workflow and workspace, gaining invaluable insight into the business operations as a whole. We respect each client’s brand, ensuring its preservation throughout the print and fulfillment process. We become a trusted partner and adviser so our clients can focus on their core business objectives.
Check out our case studies for a detailed look at how we’ve transformed the print procurement process...saving money and increasing efficiencies across the board for a few of our clients.
Delivered an $800,000 annual savings on print and postal costs, while simultaneously reducing lead times by 50%...
Managing Forbes’ global magazine and direct mail print production, delivering substantial savings while increasing Forbes overall operating flexibility...
Most enterprise-level corporations don’t have the capabilities, technology or people to effectively manage their print purchases. Often, these businesses end up leaving money on the table, failing to put together a truly strategic, resource-efficient and cost-effective solution.
At Continuum, we provide our clients with essential print management services while improving cycle times and cost avoidance to directly impact the bottom line—saving your business 15 to 30 percent in total print spend. From our expert print managers and leading technology investments to our integrated processes and contracted guarantee, there are countless reasons to partner with Continuum.
Proven industry leaders and customer-centric print management experts blend traditional and progressive print expertise with innovative managed services delivery
Integrated workflow systems provide complete program control and full transparency from project onset to completion
Sophisticated production management and procurement platform with built-in business analytics
Gateway is a customized technology platform designed to provide the maximum amount of efficiency to source print both programmatically and real-time on a project-by-project basis. Our supplier network is integrated into Gateway, providing production managers immediate access to our supplier’s staff, past performance, price history and capabilities. This enables Continuum to provide its customers with the most efficient, accurate and cost effective print supply chain.
Our customized print management solutions deliver real cost savings, optimize human resources and increase transparency in the print and fulfillment process. To achieve this, we invest the time necessary to truly understand your business and current print situation.
First, we conduct thorough research and qualitative/quantitative audits that include one-on-one meetings with key departments; collection of print production data, job specifications and pricing elements, dialog and understanding of unique business goals, pain-points and cultural nuances.
Next, we develop a customized implementation plan that details our complete proposal for your print management solution, specifying explicit goals and cost savings, which we present to you and your executive team.
Lastly, we launch your custom print management solution. We become your company’s embedded managed print service partner, overseeing and implementing your print management function on-site.
…have given us a comprehensive, candid view of the print world. Truth is, with more than 30,000 printers in the U.S., the print industry remains largely fragmented resulting in an inefficient process of matching the right job to the right equipment—netting higher than necessary costs. It’s virtually impossible to evaluate the capabilities, equipment and reliability of every qualified printer. Plus, market dynamics are forcing businesses to focus more on revenue-driving core business initiatives.
In reaction to this, smart businesses are transferring non-core activities to trusted supplier-partners, integrating them into their production workflows.
Continuum is fulfilling this trusted partnership role for numerous enterprise-level corporations. As the print management industry leader, we’ve combined the right group of talented experts with the best technology to produce customized, strategic solutions.
The result? Measurable improvements to business operations, today and well into the future.
Our goal is to help you conquer the print management chaos so you can focus on your business.
It’s no wonder this chief leads Continuum’s veteran industry team. He’s a master win-win creator whose experience as a print and paper exec gives him in-depth, unsurpassed knowledge of the entire print supply chain.
As President, Jonathan’s primary goal is to maintain Continuum’s reputation as a customer-centric, high-performing organization that consistently exceeds customer expectations by evolving to handle ever-changing demands and challenges. He leverages his extensive print management experience to help clients realize measurable and sustainable value on their enterprise print spend.
Prior to Continuum, Jonathan served as Senior Vice President of Operations at InnerWorkings, helping steer the company’s record-breaking growth in addition to leading the acquisition of several large enterprise clients.
A true pioneer in the field, this industry expert was among the first to promote the print management solutions concept. He’s coached countless “Fortune 1000” companies about the benefits of adopting such an impactful solution. In fact, Marc’s often credited with transforming business plans to improve bottom lines.
As Chief Sales Officer at Continuum, Marc works with each client to assess their needs and readiness for print management. He thoroughly reviews the comprehensive benefits of print management, while providing considerable support throughout the implementation process. Marc’s clients appreciate his diligence and objectivity when making solution recommendations—keeping his clients’ best interests in mind.
Marc joined Continuum after more than eight years at InnerWorkings—where he helped the company achieve record growth—working with clients such as Valspar, Rent A Center, Northern Trust, Morning Star, Walgreens Healthcare Initiatives, United Airlines, Office Depot, and ACH, to name a few.
This guy knows what it takes to cover all the bases—from solution design to implementation to successful delivery. An uncanny subject matter expert whose work in both print manufacturing and managed services lends unparalleled wisdom and acumen in all things technical, operational and workflow-oriented.
As Vice President of Operations, Mike leads client engagements from assessments and solution development through implementation and final delivery. He’s the eyes and ears of the company, umpiring all processes from top to bottom.
Prior to his current role, Mike honed his solution design and implementation skills as the Director of Enterprise Accounts at InnerWorkings, leading key Fortune 500 accounts. Earlier in his career, he held senior project and account management positions at RR Donnelley.
Continuum has long-standing relationships with the country’s largest print sourcing corporations who value our insight, integrity and expertise. In addition, Continuum has the breadth of industry knowledge—combined with our capabilities and resources—which allows us to service any large enterprise-level account across all sectors, including:
Printed materials helping to drive store traffic as well as store signage, POP and other merchandising materials
Promotional and marketing materials, ride-a-long and in-package direct response materials
& Direct Marketing
Production management for marketing vehicles as well as acquisition and retention marketing campaigns
All facets of customer acquisition marketing, retention materials and the production management for each print title
Retail locations signage, operational statements, client communications and direct response vehicles
Continuum evolved from two long-standing and successful corporations: A.T. Clayton, a paper services company and J.S. Eliezer, a print consultancy business. All three companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Intragrated Resource Holdings.
This puts Continuum in a unique position in the market. Not only are we able to provide clients with custom print management solutions but, working in concert with A.T. Clayton and J.S. Eliezer, we are also able to provide clients with value-added services and solutions across their entire paper and print supply chain.
The strong relationships between our parent and sister companies provide Continuum with the capital infrastructure and capabilities to offer holistic solutions that dramatically impact our clients’ print strategy.
Inside Outsourcing is the premier publication providing a forum for the exchange of information in this rapidly evolving industry. Inside Outsourcing’s Larry Janis interviewed Continuum’s President Jonathan Shean about the print management market and Continuum’s OnSourcing solution.
As you consider implementing a print management program, cost savings are only one part of the picture. We shared this and other insights into the hidden benefits of print management with the Direct Marketing Association of Washington for an article in their AdVents publication.
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