Facilities and partners around the globe, plus connectivity to one of the largest networks of bookstores, libraries, and online retailers make for a perfect combination of title availability and speed to market.
Preparing and finalizing a book is a great time to start planning your title metadata to improve book discoverability in consumer search and easily found by retailers and libraries.
Lightning Source® print-on-demand offers many benefits not available in traditional large print run and warehousing models.
Instant access to dozens of countries with as fast as same-day delivery
Titles are always available through bookstores and online retailers
Ability to print any volume to supplement a variety of publishing models
Use CoreSource to manage retailer relationships, distribute files and book metadata, with options for manual or automated control.
Distribution to more than 50 leading ebook and audiobook partners
Flexibility to choose the retail and library suppliers you want
Consolidated, normalized reporting to help streamline opportunities
Qualifying publishers can access one of the largest, most reliable distribution networks in the industry, plus a sales team of passionate book lovers and have access to the industry’s leading ebook and print-on-demand technologies.
Customized to meet your needs, from warehousing to A/R management
Extensive market access and a global network of book sales representatives
Availability to all of Ingram’s products and services for print-on-demand, metadata management, reporting, and more
Whether you’re looking to move lower volume titles out of your warehouse, outsource your entire supply chain, or shifting to a completely virtual inventory Lightning Source print-on-demand provide the right solution to meet your needs.
Access to an extensive network of book distribution centers
Availability to more than 40,000 bookstore, libraries, and online retailers
Expanded network and faster delivery using print-on-demand
Simplified asset management and ebook distribution
As one of the largest wholesale book distributors in the world, we provide fast, reliable delivery and expertise for every item we carry in our warehouses.
State-of-the-art warehousing, pick-and-pack, shipping, and returns processing
Access to more than 40,000 accounts around the world
More than books, we provide the best gifts and games for our customer
Our approach to third-party logistics combines existing inventory with short-run printing and one-off print-on-demand. The combination of superior warehousing services, plus rapid, cost-effective printing, provides an unbeatable solution for publishers.
What You Get
An extensive network of book distribution centers nationwide
Unmatched market access
Global manufacture-on-demand distributed print solution
Best-in-class digital asset management and distribution
Ebook distribution solution to 100+ retailers
Dedicated integration team and account management
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