Fulfillment

Wolters Kluwer Limits Chart Availability

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Here are options for a constrained supply chain of Wolters Kluwer human anatomy without grommets.

Constrained Supply Chain

ClinicalPosters has been the only source for customized grommetless posters with hygienic lamination for over a dozen years. Wolters Kluwer is the most popular publisher of human anatomy posters. The supply chain for their customized posters is now more constrained.

After raising the wholesale minimum quantity by 1,000 percent, our supplier discontinued 106 paper titles that we use for customization in January 2024. The manufacturer favors pre-laminated posters with grommets at a higher cost.

A motivation for these actions includes an inability of the manufacturer’s fulfillment company to ship undamaged posters. On average, improperly packed products are rejected two or more times before acceptance.

We realize how disappointing the developments are for long-standing customers desiring framed anatomy posters. However, we should point out that the posters with grommets are still framable, although the brass rings remain visible.

ClinicalPosters has pioneered the distribution of DeuPair Frames. They are now hanging in thousands of medical offices and examination rooms. In addition to their beauty, their aluminum construction is durable. Another reason for their popularity is the ability to store and switch out posters without removing frames from the walls.

Alternative Solutions

There are two ways to deliver grommetless posters. One is to laminate them without adding the brass rings. The other is to surgically remove the corners with grommets.

The labor-intensive operation for getting Wolters Kluwer posters within frames without grommets is to skillfully splice off the grommet corners, replace them with white paper, re-laminate, and trim. Modification is almost imperceptible. The extra steps add nearly 50 percent to the fulfillment cost. This is something you might consider only for a limited number of framed posters. A “remove grommets” option is available on white-background laminated posters.

A limited number of Wolters Kluwer posters remain without grommets. The product pages include a link to the versions with grommets and the words “Not Replenishing” or “Out of Stock.”

Display/UsagePoster Hanging Options
UnframedLaminated 2 grommets
FramedLimited laminated w/o grommets; 2 Grommets; Remove grommets

For an alternative solution, the larger 22x28-inch posters, with different artwork, represent a more economical option. We are also replenishing posters from another manufacturer of different titles laminated without grommets.

Under challenging conditions, ClinicalPosters continues to offer you the posters you desire. Extraordinary circumstances, however, do come at a cost.

To support the writing of useful articles about fulfillment, ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy charts, scientific posters, and other products online. You may sponsor specific articles or remit a small donation.

ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy charts, scientific posters, and other products online to offset expense of the writing useful articles about fulfillment. Slide extra posters into DeuPair Frames without removing from the wall.

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To support the writing of useful articles about fulfillment, ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy charts, scientific posters, and other products online. You may sponsor specific articles or remit a small donation.

ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy charts, scientific posters, and other products online to offset expense of the writing useful articles about fulfillment. Slide extra posters into DeuPair Frames without removing from the wall.

ClinicalPosters sells human anatomy charts, scientific posters, and other products online. You may remit a small donation.

You can support the writing of useful articles about fulfillment by sponsoring specific articles or remitting a small donation.

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