BookSource for Publishers
At BookSource we specialise in helping publishers do business. We know publishing and distribution.
We promise, we deliver.
We have well established relationships with key bookselling chains, individual stores, online retailers, supermarket chains and a vast number of other customers. Whether you are a global or an independent publisher, we can help you.
Trust us to help you reach more customers and sell more books.
Take a look below to discover the services we offer.
Warehouse & Stock Management
BookSource operates a 4,000 sqm state-of-the-art warehouse close to all major routes. We've recently upgraded our warehouse to include a new innovative vertical storage system.
Order fulfilment for publisher website orders
Let us dispatch order from your own website with EWOS - BookSource's Enhanced Web Order Service. Orders are transmitted to us upon completion of a web order on your site, we pass back various status messages keeping your customer informed.
DataSource is BookSource's bibliographic data distribution service.
Automate your processes and update only one system.
Our team processes all orders from trade customers from across the world. Orders are collected from all industry standard ordering services including:
Direct Sales: Email and telephone,
EDI, Pubeasy, Teleorders and Batchline.
Our credit control team have established relationships with all our customers. To mitigate risk to the publisher, all cash receipts are held separately and are protected by trust status until they are transferred to publishers. We also partner with Batch.co.uk, making payment of invoices much easier.
All clients of BookSource have access to InfoSource, our online reporting tool.
InfoSource provides real-time detailed information about sales, orders in progress, stock, backorders and cash.
At BookSource we have long established trading relationships with all of the leading retailers allowing you to reach a wider audience. Let us help you do business with all of the major retailers.
We dispatch orders all over the world, with close links to many international retailers.
We consolidate orders where we can to offer a quicker, cost effective service to our clients. Read more about our consolidation service here.
Our clients are allocated a Client Manager, who is their direct contact at BookSource.
Your Client Manager is involved in every step of your distribution process.