Nanmeebooks streamlines its operations with knkPublishing, enabling them to follow their mission of promoting lifelong reading and learning to nurture Active Citizens in Thailand
“Nanmeebooks has a mission to promote lifelong reading and learning to nurture Active Citizens in Thailand,” states Kim Chongsatitwatana Chief Executive Officer Nanmeebooks Co. Ltd. “For the past 22 years, we have helped 18.5 million children to find joy in reading through our in-school literacy program, Nanmeebooks Reading Club. In 2022, we have certified 811,000 reading champions from 1,200 schools. We also work with communities to support libraries in need with books. This year we have donated books to 3.097 libraries. Nanmeebooks has also been working with “Haus der kleinen Forscher“ and “Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation” to promote STEM education in over 23,000 daycares and kindergartens in Thailand by offering training and materials to educators. In order to fulfill our social goals, we need to optimize the operation of our business. With the help of knk, we will improve our publishing and business processes, and gain valuable data to make the right decisions of future plans”.
The publishing software knkPublishing is used to manage financial and publishing operations at Nanmeebooks. Specifically, the overall project scope included: Financial Accounting, Cash Management, Inventory and Warehousing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Editorial Management, Production, Metadata Management, Rights and Royalty Management as well as Subscription Management.
Sven Wischhusen, Chief Relationship Officer at knk, adds: “We are really proud that implementing our system helps Nanmeebooks not only to focus on their core processes and business models but to support such great initiatives to promote lifelong learning at the same time.”
About Nanmeebooks Co. Ltd
Founded in 1992, Nanmeebooks is one of the leading publishers in Thailand: publishing books for people at all ages licensed from around the world. Content can generally be grouped into 8 Categories: Educational Comics, Educational reference books, Picture books, Language, HRH Princess Sirindhorn’s Literature, Young Adult Novels, Adult novels and Adult non-fiction. The publishing house is especially well known for educational titles for children and youth literature including the Harry Potter series.
About the knk Group
The knk Group has about 450 customers in the publishing and media industry all over North America, Europe and Asia and has offices in the US, UK, France and Germany.
knk develops and distributes knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. 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-premise. 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 solution “VM Media Manager”- the market leading advertising, subscription and circulation management software in Germany.
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