Distribution

UK, Australia, New-Zealand


The LBS facility is located in West Sussex, England, and distributes books published by Orion, Octopus and Little, Brown as well as 20 third-party publishers, including Thames & Hudson. The 23,000-square-metre facility has 260 employees who process a total of 37 million books a year.

Bookpoint is located in Abingdon, Oxfordshire and distributes for Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Hachette Children’s Group, Hodder Education Group and Quercus in the United Kingdom and a number of client publishers. This 20,000-square-metre facility processes 122,000 books a day, or 26 million books a year.

Hachette UK Distribution is undertaking a project to build a new 20,000 square-metre automated warehouse based upon new SAP and JDA systems, which will bring enormous service and productivity gains to the business. This new warehouse will handle approximately 65,217,000 books annually with a daily maximum target of half a million books. The current operations at LBS and Bookpoint will be consolidated into this state-of-the-art facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire, starting in mid-2018.

  • The LBS facility is located in West Sussex, England, and distributes books published by Orion, Octopus and Little, Brown as well as 20 third-party publishers, including Thames & Hudson. The 23,000-square-metre facility has 260 employees who process a total of 37 million books a year.  

    LBS

    Faraday Close Durrington Worthing West Sussex BN13 3RB - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)19 0382 8500
  • Bookpoint is located in Abingdon, Oxfordshire and distributes for Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, Hachette Children’s Group, Hodder Education Group and Quercus in the United Kingdom and a number of client publishers. This 20,000-square-metre facility processes 122,000 books a day, or 26 million books a year.

    BOOKPOINT

    130, Milton Park Abingdon OX14 4SE - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)12 35 400 400
  • Hachette UK Distribution (HUKD) is the leading book distribution company in the U.K., providing comprehensive distribution services to their client publishers and customers. HUKD has recently opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art distribution center that will enable the business to double in size over the coming years. The Hely Hutchinson Centre (HHC) is one of the most advanced distribution centers in Europe, with leading-edge automation and modern systems that will ensure world-class service to customers and publisher clients. It will ultimately become Hachette UK’s sole distribution center, with a single customer service team. Publisher clients currently served by the existing businesses, LBS and Bookpoint, are migrating to it as part of a managed transition between 2018 and 2020. Hachette provides comprehensive distribution services to thirty publishers, many of which are third-party clients from outside the Hachette UK group. HUKD ships more than 60 million books globally each year and supplies one out of every four books to the U.K. trade.

    Hachette UK Distribution

    Milton Road The Hely Hutchinson Centre Didcot - Oxfordshire OX11 7HH - United Kingdom
    Tel : (44) (0)1235 759 500
  • ADS is located 80 kilometers north of Sydney and distributes books throughout Australia and New Zealand. Every year, over 28,000 titles are stored in 141,000 square meters, and 18 million books are processed by 100 employees.

    ADS

    9, Pioneer Avenue Tuggerah NSW 2259 - Australia
    Tel : (61) (0)2 4390 1300