A simply better way to meet customer demand without overprinting. Take control of your printing costs—print only what you sell, and create a clear path to more sales plus lower overheads using Ingram’s Lightning Source® print on demand service.
Incredibly scalable, print-on-demand from Lightning Source is designed to help you not only cut the cost of printing, but also expand your market reach and optimize profits on every book sold, whether one copy or 1,000.
Dramatically increase your market exposure through more than 39,000 retailers, libraries, and more.
Improve inventory control and significantly reduce overhead by eliminating warehousing costs.
Fast turn-around times. Most book orders print and ship within 48 hours.
Revive backlist sales and ensure every title in your catalog is always in-print so you never miss a sale.
Access to the world’s largest book distribution network of wholesalers, retailers, and book sellers.
Fulfillment specialists working behind the scenes to ensure customers get their orders on time.
A technological publishing feat of innovation, on-demand book printing cuts the distance and time between you and your customers by only printing what you need, when you need it.
Upload your titles to Lightning Source.
Titles are made available to our global distribution network.
Customers order your titles—online or in stores.
Lightning prints only those books.
You choose how they are shipped—direct to you or your customers.
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