UK Publishings Logistics

Publishing is a dynamic industry that comes with a unique set of needs. Companies in the publishing industry must balance speed to market, reduced total landed cost, as well as sufficient and timely availability of inventory in order to meet the fluid and dynamic expectations of end-customers.

Trust is a key component in any business relationship, and in publishing it plays a especially critical role. Collaboration across the supply chain has become a strategic must-have for this industry; retailers, publishers and printers have become highly selective and look for a partner with a reputation for honesty and integrity with a proven track record.

We’ve been serving the needs of the publishing industry and offer years of experience and knowledge to all our customers; publishers, printers, distributors, retailers and independent book stores can all be rest assured that their unique logistical requirements will be handled by true professionals.

Our experience is proven and our products and services are designed to deliver best-in-class results. We have a network of resources are strategically positioned to provide our customers with solutions to support the supply chain – end-to-end.

DFS WORLDWIDE provides comprehensive logistics services to the publishing industry which includes transportation, warehousing, order fulfilment, drop-ship programs, global freight management and customized value added services to manage cost and performance across the supply chain.

Publishing Logistics

Key Solution Features and Capabilities

  • Global footprint with depth of services and expertise
  • Established international trade lanes for air and ocean
  • IT visibility to include PO management and real time tracking.
  • Ocean freight capability including less-than-container load (LCL)
  • Core air and sea services at all international gateways
  • Southern China assembly solutions for publishers and printers
  • Global scale product launch
  • Small parcel services


Questions on our Publishing Logistics?

  • Either Submit the form on this page.
  • Or email us directly: [email protected]
  • Or call 020 8867 0904 & ask for our commercial logistics specialist.


Which freight option is right for you?

Land?

Faster than sea freight
Cheaper than air freight.
Transit times:
Europe: 2 to 60 days
depending on destination

Sea?

Cheapest transport method.
Transit times:
Africa: 12 to 18
Australia: 36 to 57
China & India: 26 to 42
Europe: 7 to 14
India: 20 to 35
Latin America: 13 to 28
Middle East: 16 to 38
North America: 10

Air?

Fastest shipping method.
Not suitable for heavy shipment.
Transit times:
Europe: 2 to 5 days
Asia & Middle East: 3 to 5 days
North America: 4 to 7 days