Nashville, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc. and Kendall Hunt Publishing today announced a third-party logistics agreement that integrates Kendall Hunt's leading pre K-12 and higher education course content with Ingram's inventory management, logistics and print solutions.
"Kendall Hunt Publishing is renowned for our comprehensive range of relevant education materials across a wide variety of subject categories," said Chad Chandlee, President and Chief Operating Officer, Kendall Hunt. "Our collaborative work with a leader in content distribution like Ingram gives us the freedom to focus more of our resources on what we do best, custom content solutions for our higher ed customers and innovative content for pre K-12, and leave global logistics to experienced and proven experts."
Ingram will manage warehousing, fulfillment and print-on-demand content management solutions for Kendall Hunt worldwide. Kendall Hunt will continue to manage relationships with its retail clients.
"We are pleased to work with Kendall Hunt to help connect their educational content with students and educators worldwide," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "We understand Kendall Hunt's large-scale needs and are able to put Ingram's solutions and resources to work for them, allowing them to focus on the core of their business."
Ingram provides comprehensive third party logistics services (3PL), which allows publishers to outsource logistics services for part or all of their supply chain management functions. Ingram provides integrated warehousing, inventory-management, transportation services and print and digital distribution solutions that can easily be scaled and customized based on publisher and market need.
Kendall Hunt is a leading publisher of custom content solutions in higher education as well as high-quality inquiry-based materials and curriculum for the pre K-12 market.
About Kendall Hunt
Since 1944, Kendall Hunt has been a privately owned and operated educational publishing company. With over 8,000 print and digital titles available today, Kendall Hunt is best known for providing educators with quality content solutions for the classroom. A rare combination of stability and innovation has made Kendall Hunt a leader in the preK-12 and Higher Education publishing industry. For more information visit www.kendallhunt.com
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, Coutts Information Services, and ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at www.ingramcontent.com.