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Experts in book sales & distribution

Providing publishers with all their distribution needs since 2014

CBL Distribution Ltd was founded in June 2014 by a team of seasoned professionals boasting over a century of collective experience in book distribution.

Backed by a proven track record...


We offer various services to publishers regardless of size, these include:


  • Full sales and customer support.

  • Full warehousing and distribution.

  • Selective range book distribution to enable market optimisation.

  • Monthly sales reporting and invoicing.

  • Delivery to other distributors/wholesalers/retailers both domestically and internationally.

A range of services to meet all needs...

Sales representation

CBL Distribution provides sales representation combined with distribution services for publishers targeting expansion domestically and internationally.


  • Our dedicated sales team comprises experienced industry professionals, with an average of over 20 years of experience each.

  • We maintain personalised relationships with key buyers at all major retail accounts in both book trade and non-book trade, as well non-traditional avenues.

  • Our regular clients include many universities and academic institutions.

  • We present both front and backlist titles to major retail, wholesale, and online platforms.


We offer retailers & businesses a variety of solutions to meet their needs, which include:


  • Full sales support with a dedicated account manager.

  • A bespoke range to suit your customer's needs.

  • Core stock management.

  • Various ordering methods, including but not limited to: FTP, EDI, Teleordering, Tradacoms, Email, and more.

  • Delivery to either a single warehouse, store or multiple destinations.

Example publishers we work with...

Key accounts

A dedicated team dealing with our key accounts so we always maintain a full understanding of our customer's needs. 

Key account services include:

  • Regular customer meetings in person and online with all major accounts.

  • Delivery & order processing prioritisation.

  • Delivery scheduling.

Get in touch.

Alex Robertson

Business Development Director
0121 608 3949

Pippa Simpson

Sam Rumbelow Grange

Our Sales Team

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Our offices

Opening Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

CBL Distribution Ltd.
CBL Suite,  Cambrai Court
1229 Stratford Rd

Hall Green

B28 9AA
United Kingdom

0121 608 3950

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B2B Customers


Client Publishers


Years in Business

Our mission was to fill a market void by offering publishers unmatched opportunities to penetrate new markets within the book trade and beyond. We continue to operate by this mandate today.


CBL Distribution Ltd. 2024

Registered in England No: 9027903. VAT No: GB 186 4527 76

Registered Office:
CBL Suite, Cambrai Court, 
1229 Stratford Road, Hall Green,
Birmingham, B28 9AA,
United Kingdom

Tel. 0121 608 3950
CBL Suite, Cambrai Court,
1229 Stratford Road, Birmingham
B28 9AA, United Kingdom

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