LBS is part of the Hachette UK publishing group and have over 30 years’ experience servicing the publishing industry. Our sites provide comprehensive distribution services for over 45 publishers shipping in excess of 60 million books globally each year. We supply 1 out of every 4 books to the UK trade. Our ethos is one of partnership with a service tailored to your needs, LBS remains the market leading choice for physical and digital book distribution. LBS is fully committed to continuous improvement to the benefit of our clients and customers alike. To this end we practice lean 6sigma across all areas of the business. We are also members of the Institute of Customer Service, a professional body dedicated to the promotion of customer service excellence.
We pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of our Customer Services teams...Read more
Our experienced and dedicated Credit Services team provide a comprehensive account management solution...Read more
IT Systems and Reporting
Our comprehensive range of systems includes software designed specifically for book distribution and a state of the art reporting system giving you the flexibility to access the data, when you need it...Read more
We are delighted to offer a complete range of inventory management services...Read more
Our market leading distribution service is tailored to support all sales channels and markets...Read more
To support your sales, inventory and marketing teams we offer a range of specialist services to our publishers...Read more
Storage & Warehousing
Combining operational experience and dedication with the latest warehousing technologies...Read more
Hachette UK runs an industry-leading enterprise Digital Asset Management System in addition to physical distribution...Read more
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Hachette UK today announces its plan to consolidate its distribution operations into a new, world-class distribution centre, to be built in Didcot, Oxfordshire, near its existing Bookpoint distribution centre. This substantial investment programme includes the replacement of Hachette’s Vista warehouse management and sales order processing systems, with modern, market-leading software solutions from suppliers including SAP[…]
LBS are proud to work with the Institute of Customer Service to support the development of individuals by improving their customer service skills, knowledge, ability, behaviours and professionalism. The team receive training to complete their professional qualifications in communication, solutions and innovation. 1 assessor qualified 3 coaches qualified 10 practitioners qualified (communication module) 1 practitioners[…]
Hachette UK are delighted to announce Project EDEN, a multi million pound investment in leading edge distribution systems. This project underpins Hachette UK’s long term commitment to book distribution and publisher services. The new systems will deliver best in breed order fulfilment and warehouse management solutions and is planned for launch from 2018 onwards. Eden[…]
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If travelling by train the following stations are all within easy reach of our offices by taxi; Durrington, Worthing and West Worthing.