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Partnering with publishers to maximize sales and reduce risk in the domestic and international book trade, library, academic, retail, and wholesale specialty markets while providing exceptional economies of scale and service.

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Efficiency The Follett/Baker & Taylor Difference

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.

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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ECW Press

As of June 1, 2018, BTPS will represent ECW Press in the U.S. and world (excluding Canada, the UK/Ireland, and Western Europe). Their titles include poetry and fiction, pop-culture and political analysis, sports books, biography, memoirs and travel guides.

Nomad Press

As of June 1, 2018, BTPS will represent Nomad Press worldwide, supporting sales and distribution of their unique publishing approach to simultaneously grounds kids in factual knowledge while allowing them the space to be curious, creative, and critical thinkers, mirroring the basis of Common Core State Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards and STEM Education.

MVP Kids

As of June 1, 2018, BTPS will represent MVP Kids worldwide (excluding Canada). The Mesa, AZ-based publisher aims to inspire honorable character in young men and women through literacy, mentoring relationships, education, and entertainment.

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