Get Started With Ingram's Lightning Source
We work across the full publishing spectrum, from some of the largest names in the business to local indie authors. We offer the publishing solutions you have been looking for.
Everyone is a potential customer when you are plugged into one of the
largest wholesale networks on the planet with access to more than 39,000
wholesale distribution channels, domestic and international.
Your titles made immediately available for print upon upload. So when demand changes you’re more than ready to capture every sale.
Bridge the GAP between supply and demand, and always know your customers will have what they want when they want it.
Ingram's Lightning Source energizes your entire production process from order to
fulfillment, working behind the scenes to help you reduce risk, save time and money,
and provide your customers with timely delivery and unprecedented service.
With distribution centers coast-to-coast, you can be assured your books will arrive fast and intact, making every customer a return customer.
Print-on-demand with Short Run Direct simplifies the more stressful parts of your production process for a risk-free solution that offers big returns. All the pricing benefits of large runs, more frequently, in smaller orders.
When your volume requirements make offset printing the most cost effective approach, we have you covered. In the event your needs change you can easily switch to digital printing, always ensuring availability and low production costs.
For publishers looking to build more flexibility into their business we also offer a broad
selection of customizable services specially designed to meet modern demand.
A simpler, more efficient way to offer products customized to your customer’s exact specifications, personalized for readers and shipped direct to any single address.
Extend the sales potential of large volume personalized and custom content by connecting with thousands of global retailers in Ingram’s various distribution channels.
Take the complexity out publishing great content. In a competitive marketplace, Ingram's
Lightning Source goes the distance to offer publishers exactly what they need to work
more efficiently and get bigger returns on their print and digital products.
Dedicate 100% of your time towards creating the best selection of books on the planet. Everything you need to optimize operations, from printing to global distribution to sales and marketing.
CoreSource, our proprietary Digital Asset Management and Distribution system, simplifies title releases, price adjustments, pre-publications, and other metadata changes by consolidating all your metadata in one place.