SERVICES TO PUBLISHERS
DISTRIBUTION - SALES - PROMOTION - WAREHOUSING
Gazelle, one of the most experienced book distribution services in Europe, offers a flexible, fast and effective distribution service stretching across UK, Continental Europe, inclusive of the Baltics and Eastern European Countries, Scandinavia, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In business since 1988, and located in historic Lancaster, Gazelle is situated on major rail and road networks and less than an hour from Manchester Airport and the Port of Liverpool.
The Company comprises an in-house team of well-motivated people with uncompromising standards and many years experience in sales, marketing, distribution and warehousing. Additionally we have our own team of sales representatives who are well-versed in our publishers' subject areas and the book industry in general. We provide an all-round service that lives up to the high expectations of existing and new publishers, working together to meet the challenges and demands of a changing industry. Gazelle's expertise spans the Academic & Scholarly market along with general Trade book publishing.
Gazelle's Marketing Team systematically promotes all titles including general Trade books, Scientific, Medical and Academic publications spanning some 150 subject areas. Our Marketing Database comprises specialist booksellers, professors, lecturers and University libraries. Our 'Review Programme' elicits coverage in specialist magazines and journals both printed and online. We work directly with online specialist booksellers, and we supply books and catalogues to mainstream and academic conferences. Our highly motivated sales representatives deal with high street chains and special events.
To minimise the shipping cost to our publishers around the world Gazelle has a number of consolidation centres. This reduces the cost of Shipping to Gazelle as publishers then only pay the cost of shipping to the nearest centre. The consolidation centres are:
PRINT ON DEMAND
For details of Gazelle's print on demand (POD) partner click on the link below:
ISBNs and E-Books
November 2010: The International ISBN Agency has issued a set of guidelines and FAQs to assist national ISBN agencies, publishers, intermediaries and other interested parties in the appropriate identificaton of digital publications, including "apps".
Gazelle Recommended PR Company
Midas Public Relations is the country’s leading PR agency for the publishing industry, with a reputation for delivering award-winning and cost-effective campaigns for authors, publishers and suppliers alike.Midas has worked with many of the top publishing houses, book industry companies around the world and high-profile authors over the past two decades. Originally formed to service the publishing industry, Midas’ areas of expertise now span related sectors including magazines, the arts, awards, events, media, entertainment, music and children’s products. Named in The Bookseller Magazine’s Top 100 ‘most influential in publishing’, Midas Public Relations has an excellent reputation for its contacts in the industry, its expertise in the digital and online sphere, and for understanding the commercial reality of the arts and publishing worlds. Midas is a PR Week Top 50 consumer agency and a fully accredited member of the Public Relations Consultants Association. For further information contact Fiona Marsh, Executive Director – New Business E: Fiona.Marsh@midaspr.co.uk T: 020 7361 7882