With their eye firmly set on the most up-to-the-minute reporting possible, editorial departments are going to press later and later. And for the start of distribution, theres also a noticeable shift into the early hours of the morning. The time window for actual newspaper production is narrowing. The mailroom has to master increasingly complex processes in ever shorter periods of time. At centre stage is the zoned inserting process with associated high supplement volumes. They require management and efficient processing, with no performance penalties. High-performance process control solutions are therefore the order of the day.