Morristown, NJ October 20th, 2021
knkPublishing is the new royalty software at the Melbourne-based publisher Hinkler. The project went live after a seven months project with no setbacks.
Hinkler is a Melbourne-based independent publisher selling 20 million products in 38 languages throughout 77 different countries each year.
According to Sally Lewis, Hinkler’s Head of Transformation & Strategy, “After an in-depth review process of royalty software providers, we chose knkPublishing on the back of the usability and flexibility of the system, and also from the depth of understanding that the team at knk had of how to address our requirements list. The entire process from start to finish has been an easy transition and we have found both the software and the team at knk have contributed to a successful project”.
At Hinkler, knkPublishing is used for royalty management and accounting. Sales information from multiple systems in Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK is imported in an automated fashion to minimize the manual workload associated with. Sales information include data from Australia, Hong Kong, and the UK. After the royalty accounting calculations are performed, payables are exported from knkPublishing to Hinkler’s accounting system Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations to complete the process.
The publishing software is deployed in the Azure cloud.
“We are delighted to welcome Hinkler to our customer base and looking forward to continued expansion of our relationship with the Australian publishing community. Modern communication tools such as Microsoft teams, help us to work together efficiently during the course of the project even if colleagues are working on different continents. Thank you very much for the great collaboration throughout the project,” adds Jason Spanos, Chief Revenue Officer of knk Software LP.
Hinkler is a global, independent publisher based in Melbourne, Australia. Our mission is to surprise and delight every child, adult and retailer we meet by publishing books with a difference. For booklovers of all ages we have a quality book, kit, game or puzzle for you.
Hinkler was founded in 1994 in Melbourne. Since that time, we have focused on making quality products that are affordable for families. Motivated by our belief that price should be no barrier to the enjoyment of good books; our value-for-money promise is hard to beat.
Language and distance aren’t barriers for us either. Every year we sell 20 million products in 38 languages throughout 77 different countries. So, wherever you live, you can be assured that a Hinkler will be on hand to entertain your family every day of the year.
For additional information about Hinkler please visit the Hinkler website at https://www.hinkler.com.au/who-we-are
About the knk Group
The knk Group has 450 customers in the publishing and media industry across North America, Europe and Asia with offices in the US, UK, France and Germany.
knk develops and distributes knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software worldwide. It complements the range of services provided by Microsoft Dynamics 365 with publishing-specific functionality for book, magazine, and specialist publishers and is based on the latest Microsoft technology. The software can be used in the cloud as well as on premises. In addition, the knk Group offers BI, CRM (knk365 for Media Sales), Customer Engagement (knk365 Market Insights) and Marketing Automation (knk365 Marketing Automation) solutions dedicated to meet the publishing and media industry’s needs.
In addition to knkPublishing and the knk365 solutions, the knk Group also offers the brands of Bradbury Phillips International Ltd, the most established provider of Rights and Royalty software for Publishers and Literary Agents, and the “VM Media Manager” solution – the market leading advertising, subscription and circulation management software in Germany.
For further information please contact
011-2021 – knk Press
Phone +49 (0)431 579 72-784;