Thursday, June 30, 2011
Chelsea, MI – Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS) has signed an eBook Distribution Agreement with Sheridan Books, Inc. (SBI) that will allow HFS to distribute electronic content to its clients and publishers through HFS Digital.
Announced by Hopkins Fulfillment Services on June 29, 2011, the recently established HFS Digital is a host of innovative digital publishing and content distribution solutions being offered to HFS’s distribution clients. “Modern book distribution means distributing content, not just format,” says Davida Breier, Manager of Hopkins Fulfillment Services. “We felt that partnering with Sheridan Books and utilizing their Electronic Content Services tools would enable HFS to offer digital book distribution parallel to our core competencies in paper book distribution.”
Hopkins Fulfillment Services is the tenth organization to sign such an agreement with Sheridan Books and has been working collaboratively with Sheridan in preparation of launching this suite of services.
Sheridan Books is proud to be partnering with HFS to make this vision a reality, utilizing its fully integrated Electronic Content Services, branded ECS, which offers conversion, enrichment, and distribution of electronic content. “We are honored to have been selected to partner with Hopkins and their distribution clients to implement our eBook eCommerce solution which will enable the sale of eBooks direct to consumers,” states Mike Seagram, President and COO at Sheridan Books, “HFS recognizes University Press publishers are well positioned to leverage the growth of on-line search and shopping to enhance their brand and to interact directly with consumers. We believe others will follow their lead.”
About Sheridan Books, Inc.
Located in Chelsea, MI, Sheridan Books, Inc. is a leading book manufacturer providing publishers complete book manufacturing services. Sheridan Books provides sheet-fed and web offset printing, digital on-demand printing, and eBook conversion and distribution product offerings. Sheridan Books is one of six Sheridan Group companies providing print, publishing services, and technology solutions to the publishing industry. (Hunt Valley, MD). www.sheridan.com
About Hopkins Fulfillment Services
Since 1977 Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS) has provided order processing, collection management, warehousing, and fulfillment for a distinguished and growing list of university presses and nonprofit institutions. HFS currently represents 13 clients, including Johns Hopkins University Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, University of Washington Press, Georgetown University Press, Brookings Institution Press, University Press of Kentucky, Catholic University of America Press, and University of Massachusetts Press.