Cardinal Publishers Group [CPG] for the past decade has been dedicated to providing quality distribution services for our client publishers and first-rate customer care for the individual and corporate customers in the markets we serve. We create distribution strategies that fit the needs of small and midsize publishers. At Cardinal Publishers Group your line will receive the individual attention that the larger distributors would find hard to match. Our staff is available to answer your questions directly every business day. Our book publishing clients receive full service distribution, including:
Sales & Marketing: We use a combination of in-house sales people and outside representatives. Our in-house sales force has over 40 years of national account bookselling experience and in the field we have experienced representatives to serve independent retail and wholesale accounts. Our customer list includes chain, internet and independent bookstores, libraries, library jobbers and wholesalers, mass-merchandisers, outdoor and sporting goods retailers and jobbers and many other specialty retail segments. We also assist our client publishers with their marketing and PR plans, trade shows and keep our customers up to date on all your marketing success. Your books are also featured in our print catalogs that we distribute twice a year to thousands of booksellers, librarians, representatives and other customers.
Warehousing: You retain ownership of your books, but CPG will store them in our safe and modern warehouse facility.
Customer Service: At CPG, maintaining positive customer relations is a top priority. We will address your customers’ questions and concerns promptly and professionally. Fulfillment: CPG handles all of your pick, pack and shipping for any size order. Orders are processed quickly and efficiently to customer specification. Most orders for books in inventory are processed and ready to ship within 24 hours, and most of the rest within 48 hours.
Billing/Collections: CPG will handle all of your billing and collection needs. Whether B2B or direct to consumer, we can handle most every form of payment and keep you posted on your receivables.Title File Management: Professional management of your title file will ensure your products are properly posted on customer and industry databases. Inventory Control: We keep detailed records of inventory receipts, transfers, work orders and other transactions and your inventory activity is always available to you online.
Sales Reporting: Online reporting is available for instant access to your sales and inventory information from any location 24/7! You will also receive regular monthly reports on sales, inventory, payments, etc At Cardinal Publishers Group we are looking for independent book publishers that are serious about carving out a niche in the marketplace and backing their books with a solid marketing and public relations effort. Your commitment to target your niche is more important to us than the size of that niche.
Whether you have just one book or several hundred titles; if you are completely committed to producing and marketing books that fill a need in today’s marketplace then consider submitting your materials to us for consideration as a full service distribution client. We would like to see some or all of the content, packaging concepts, author profiles and your ideas for marketing and the future of your line. Send information to Cardinal Publishers Group, Attn: Product Review, 2402 North Shadeland Ave., Suite A, Indianapolis, IN 46219 visit our blog at www.bookdistributor.blogspot.com