As a leading book distributor and retail services provider for more than 50 years, indiCo Books helps campus stores simplify the process of ordering books. Save time by combining hundreds of publisher orders into single orders, shipments, and invoices. Gain access to millions of titles ready for immediate shipment, bin and hold titles to ship within a few weeks, or take advantage of course materials sourcing support services.
With access to more than six million titles for immediate shipment, and millions more ready to ship within 2-3 weeks, your store can leverage the benefits of ordering from a single, centralized source. Use our online want list tool for instant pricing, filter options, and easy order placement.
When orders are ready to ship, we’ll consolidate shipments to reduce the effort required for receiving. While you deal with back-to-class rush, we manage the time-consuming tasks of tracking your orders, following up with publishers, researching potential order issues, and providing your store with up-to-date information.
Centralized ordering and return location
Reduce number of purchase orders and invoices
Drive down freight costs on consolidated orders and returns
Bin & Hold: Reserve inventory and qualify for free shipping
Order management, tracking and status updates
Course Materials Sourcing Support Services
Your independent campus store can count on indiCo Books’ experienced buyers to assist with new and used book sourcing. Along with time-saving support, order consolidation, and simplified invoicing and returns, our services include special pricing, additional return allowances, extended payment terms, and more.
Publisher Consignment Rentals Program
Reduce the cost of new course materials for students with indiCo Books’ Publisher Consignment Rentals Program. Publisher partners include: Macmillan Learning, McGraw- Hill, and Pearson. Select titles are available in print or digital formats at significant savings over regular purchase price.
OpenStax Print Textbook Program
Support textbook affordability with low-cost OpenStax print textbooks. OpenStax is one of the fastest-growing publishers producing digital open education resources (OER). With indiCo Books you have access to more than 30 printed OpenStax titles available to ship the same day.
Vindy Partnership Program
Lower costs on used textbooks by sourcing from online and peer stores. indiCo Books has partnered with Vindy to offer your campus store real-time data analytics, consolidated marketplace invoices and shipments, and exclusive access to a network of peer stores’ inventory.
indiCo Books has the titles your store needs to support author events on campus, special general book categories, or feature titles such as New York Times Best Sellers.
Bargain Books Program
indiCo Books’ Bargain Books Program allows campus stores to offer top-quality bargain books at prices up to 80% off the original list price. Choose from our key assortments, custom assortments, or build your own. With a wide range of price points, and more than 10,000 available titles, we are sure to have exactly what you need and your customers want.