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Providing tailored sales and fulfillment options to high quality publishers.

BTPS customers include any account in the book trade as well as mass merchandisers, specialty retail and wholesale customers, the gift trade, museums, Christian bookstores and churches, outdoor stores—essentially any business that buys and sells books. BTPS sells to accounts around the world, both in print and electronic formats.
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BTPS client publishers benefit from the tremendous economies of scale reached by the combined businesses of Follett/Baker & Taylor, which drives down the costs of shipping, warehousing, and fulfillment, both domestically and internationally.

The BTPS hub facility in Ashland, Ohio is also the BTPS manufacturing facility and serves as the central location for shipping large orders to national accounts. Baker & Taylor’s four strategically-located U.S. service centers in Bridgewater, New Jersey; Momence, Illinois; Commerce, Georgia; and Reno, Nevada hold stock of titles with a consistent demand and sales pattern. Orders for those books are shipped from the nearest service center to the customer.

Bookmasters is under the same roof as the BTPS distribution hub in Ashland, Ohio, eliminating shipping time and expense.

Offset, short-run digital, and POD options are all available from one print file and BTPS client publishers receive exceptional pricing. Client publishers also have access to Baker & Taylor’s wholesale-direct POD stocking program that utilizes the BTPS hub manufacturing and distribution facility.

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No other book distributor can match the reach of the combined Follett/Baker & Taylor businesses.

Publishers who proactively pursue sales and marketing to library and education markets in addition to sales to general consumer retail and wholesale markets benefit from a reliable source of revenue that helps to temper the risks and uncertainties of today’s retail climate. BTPS client publishers benefit from the tremendous economies of scale reached by the combined businesses of Follett/Baker & Taylor, which drives down the costs of shipping, warehousing, and fulfillment, both domestically and internationally.

Publishers

Learn more about a few of the BTPS client publishers.

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Bushel & Peck Books

As of June 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Bushel & Peck Books in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. A start-up children’s publisher, they will release their first titles in fall 2019 and are under the direction of David Miles, former publishing director and a partner at Familius.

Aviation Supplies and Academics

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Aviation Supplies and Academics in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. They are the leading publisher of aviation books and the largest producer of pilot supplies in the U.S.

Kaminn Media

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Kaminn Media in the U.S., Canada, and internationally excluding the UK and Europe. Kaminn Media publishes John Brierley’s bestselling, authoritative guidebooks to the Camino de Santiago.

WunderMill

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing WunderMill in the U.S. and Canada. A children’s publisher, WunderMill publishes under two imprints, Persnickety Press and The Cornell Lab Publishing Group, and is publishing titles from Jane Yolen, best-selling author of Owl Moon.

Urbane Publications

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing Urbane Publications in the U.S., Canada, and internationally excluding the UK and Ireland. Urbane is one of the UK’s fastest-growing publishers, publishing crime fiction and thrillers, contemporary fiction, literary fiction, and business titles.

The Sutherland House

As of January 1, 2019, BTPS is representing The Sutherland House in the U.S. and internationally excluding Canada. They publish narrative non-fiction and were founded by Ken Whyte, former editor-in-chief of Saturday Night Magazine, the founding editor of The National Post, the former editor and publisher of Maclean’s magazine, and author of Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times (Knopf, 2017).

Behrman House

As of November 1, 2018, BTPS began managing U.S. warehousing and fulfillment for Behrman House. Known for its distinguished Jewish educational materials used in schools throughout North America and in English-speaking countries around the world, they have 1,100 titles in print along with an illustrated children’s storybook imprint, Apples & Honey Press.

Teachers College Press

As of October 1, 2018, BTPS began managing worldwide warehousing and fulfillment for Teachers College Press. As the university press of Teachers College, Columbia University, TCP has been committed to addressing ideas that matter most to educators, seeking to open and expand the dialogue between theory and practice.

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