The following list of book distributors and wholesalers features the largest distributors at the top, followed by distributors in alphabetic order (scroll down for book distributors in Canada and UK). Note that some independent authors may find that smaller distributors, and those with a specialty book focus, are more indie author-friendly.
List information last updated: March 2018.
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List of Book Distributors and Wholesalers
Ingram Content Group, Inc.
Largest supplier of books to bookstores, retailers, schools, etc.
One Ingram Blvd.
La Vergne, TN 37086
Phone: (855) 867-1920
Independent Publishers Group (IPG)
Second largest independent book distributor in the U.S.
814 N. Franklin Street
Chicago, IL, 60610
Publishers Group West
Largest distributor of independent titles in the U.S.
1700 Fourth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
American West Books, Inc.
Focused on nationwide mass merchandisers and regional chains.
1254 Commerce Way
Sanger, CA 93657
BCH Fulfillment & Distribution
Distribution and fulfillment services for small presses with under 10 titles, lots of nonfiction titles in catalog. Authorized distributor to Baker & Taylor and Ingram.
33 Oakland Avenue
Harrison, NY 10528
Distribution to independent and chain bookstores for small presses.
Baker and Taylor Publisher Services (formerly Bookmasters)
Serves a wide variety of retailers.
30 Amberwood Pkwy
Ashland, OH 44805
C&B Books Distribution
Specializing in distribution for urban books and African American authors.
Cardinal Publishers Group
Distribution for print and digital books.
2402 N. Shadeland Ave., Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46219
Specializing in military history.
1950 Lawrence Rd
Havertown, PA 19083
Consortium Books Sales
Distributor working with independent publishers.
34 Thirteenth Ave NE, Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55413
DeVorss & Company
Distributor and publisher metaphysical, spiritual, and self-help books.
P.O. Box 1389
Camarillo, CA 93011
Gem Guides Book Co.
Distributor and publisher of books about rocks/minerals, historical and regional titles.
1275 W. 9th Street
Upland, CA 91786
Legato Publishers Group
Boutique distributor to general trade, gift shops, libraries and specialty shops.
814 William St.
River Forest, IL 60305
Midpoint Trade Books
Trade distributor with acquisitions offices in New York and sales/distribution in Kansas City.
27 West 20th Street, Suite 1102
New York, NY 10011
National Book Network
Distributor of adult and children’s books to retailers. No publishers with one title or less.
4501 Forbes Blvd.
Lanham, MD, 20706
New Leaf Distributing Co.
World’s largest distributor of Spirituality, Metaphysics and New Age titles.
401 Thorton Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122
Quality Books, Inc.
1003 West Pine Road
Oregon, IL 61061
For publishers printing four or more titles per year.
15608 S. New Century Drive
Gardena, CA 90248
Specializing in natural science, outdoor guides and regional history, primarily distributing to specialty retailers.
1250 Fayette Street
El Cajon, CA 92020
Canada Book Distributors:
Publishers Group Canada
Distributes to independent and specialty retailers.
300-76 Stafford St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 2S1
Heritage Group Distribution
National distribution to Canada’s book trade and non-traditional retail market.
Suite 8, 19272 – 96th Avenue
Surrey, BC, Canada V4N 4C1
Raincoast Book Distribution
Canadian distributor to bookstores, requires publishers with $1m annual sales.
2440 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, Canada V6V 1N2
Indie author-friendly distribution in Canada.
3308 Appaloosa Road, Unit 4
Kelowna, BC, Canada V1V 2W5
U.K. Book Distributors:
CBL Distribution Ltd
Focuses on various nonfiction genres.
1229 Stratford Road
Birmingham B28 9AA
44  121 608 3950
Combined Book Services Limited
One of the largest distributors in the UK.
Paddock Wood Distribution Centre
Kent, TN12 6UU
44 (0) 1892 839819
Publisher must have UK sales activity and stock available in UK.
1 Whittle Drive,
East Sussex, BN23 6QH
44 (0)1323 521555
Specializing in archaeology, history and sciences.
10 Hythe Bridge Street
Oxford OX1 2EW, United Kingdom
44 (01865) 241249
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