The printing industry is shifting toward inkjet printing. As such, more companies should evaluate the benefits of insourcing.
Lack of information can cause designers to miss out on exploiting new technologies or create unnecessary expense.
Slowing down and following a "Best Practices" method to paper trials and qualification will save you time and ink costs by focusing on ink and paper surface compatibility. As your cost for a better inkjet paper and print quality go up, your ink usage should go down. But only if there are best practices in place.