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As previously announced Lonely Planet’s distribution centre, located in Bentleigh, Victoria, will close on Thursday, 30 August 2018 and all supply of Lonely Planet product will move to United Book Distributors (UBD) from Monday, 3 September 2018.
UBD will facilitate an end-to-end process for Lonely Planet including all order fulfillment, return authorisation and processing, debt reconciliation and customer service.
To assist in a smooth transition the tables below indicate the key Bentleigh cut-off and UBD commencement dates for orders and returns.
Last EDI or manual orders to Lonely Planet
Receipt by COB EST 29 August 2018
Dispatch on Thursday, 30 August 2018
Final dispatch of all orders from Lonely Planet’s Bentleigh warehouse
Thursday, 30 August 2018
First acceptance of manual and EDI orders for Lonely Planet product at UBD
Commences Monday, 3 September
First dispatch from Monday, 3 September
Customers that operate with PacStream ordering system will need to update their SAN number for all Lonely Planet product to UBD’s SAN on Friday, 31 August 2018.
For PacStream Customers
Update Lonely Planet product with UBD SAN to 9000011
Stores to change on Friday, 31 August
Please note – UBD will not be able to accept return authorisations that contain a Lonely Planet authorisation number. By extension UBD cannot accept any stock sent to them containing a Lonely Planet returns authorisation number.
Therefore, to allow stores enough time to request urgent returns and send this stock back to Lonely Planet’s Bentleigh warehouse for processing, the last day for Lonely Planet granting authorisations will be Friday, 10 August 2018.
No need for concern though as UBD will commence authorisation of Lonely Planet returns from Monday, 3 September 2018.
All stock authorised for return by Lonely Planet and containing a Lonely Planet returns authorisation number must be returned to Lonely Planet’s Bentleigh warehouse by COB Thursday, 30 August 2018.
Last day for urgent return authorisations to be granted by Lonely Planet
Friday, 10 August 2018
Last day for authorised return stock to be accepted directly by the Lonely Planet Bentleigh warehouse
Thursday, 30 August 2018
First day for return authorisations to be granted by UBD for Lonely Planet product
Bruce Beresford’s film adaptation of Madeleine St John’s classic novel The Women in Black will hit cinemas on 20 September.
Set in a Sydney department store in 1959, the feel-good film has earned rave reviews at advance screenings and will be accompanied by a major marketing campaign from Sony Pictures.
In response to huge trade and consumer interest, Text will release the tie-in edition of Ladies in Black (9781925603996) early, on 6 August. For a reading copy or marketing collateral, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distribution services Hardie Grant (incorporating client publishers) have successfully transferred to Harper Entertainment Distribution Services (HEDS). Hardie Grant would like to thank both United Book Distributors (UBD) and HEDS in assisting with this smooth transition.
All back orders held by UBD at the end of June have been transferred for supply by HEDS and all customers are reminded that future orders for Hardie Grant and client publisher titles are to be placed via HEDS.
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