Publishers Circulation Fulfillment, Inc. (PCF) has entered an agreement to provide several Hearst Newspapers use of Dart, its fully integrated last mile delivery and distribution fulfillment software platform.
Hearst plans to take advantage of Dart’s all-in-one solution that includes a complement of service management tools, route management tools, daily route book production and delivery reports, automated recovery dispatch, delivery verification, complaint management and carrier compensation tools. An all-encompassing solution, Dart will help Hearst increase subscriber satisfaction, reduce churn and maintain operational efficiencies.
Backed by PCF’s dedicated support team, work is already underway to set up and integrate Dart for a phased implementation in distribution operations across a large segment of Hearst, including the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express News, Albany Times Union and all newspapers within the Hearst Connecticut Media Group: New Haven Register, Connecticut Post, Greenwich Time, Stamford Advocate, The Norwalk Hour.
“Hearst joins Cox Media Group and Gannett as the latest multi-publication client to capitalize on Dart’s suite of solutions to efficiently view, maintain and optimize their footprint for a sustainable and scalable last mile distribution model,” said Michael Giordana, Executive Vice President – Strategic Business Integration.