Earthprint.com is the Official On-line Academic Bookstore for the University of London (International Programmes), the United Nations (UNEP, UNESCO) and is also a general Academic Books on-line store for all Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students and the general public.
EP Global Distribution, operating under the umbrella of Earthprint.com, undertakes the worldwide distribution of all our books, meaning we are in total control of the whole process from purchase to delivery, with a state of the Art tracking system to given security and assurance to our customers.
With many years’ experience in over 150 countries, we also offer one of the most sophisticated and cost-effective services available to libraries and educational institutions and we have links with all European, American and Asian publishing houses, so providing a book is in print, we can supply it!
For our University Partners, The University of London, we provide;
- Easy Web Search, by course, subject, ISBN or name/author
- Unique student discounts
- Price Comparison Promise
- Secure on-line Payment
- Guaranteed global and UK delivery, by courier with Tracking
Since 1999 Earthprint has been the official online bookshop for many of the United Nations agencies and as well as taking on other prominent initiatives for major international organizations and NGO’s across the world. We have become the warehouse location for all the official UN publications and the onward Global Distribution of these publications. Through our integrated logistics approach; purchasing, warehousing, picking & packing, shipping, distribution and tracking, we now fulfill all orders from our warehouse in Hertfordshire, combing a secure, reliable and highly efficient service to customers and clients alike.
How we process your order.
If not in stock, books ordered usually take 2-4 days to arrive in our warehouse.
Books that have to be sourced from overseas can take a few days longer.
If your order is for a single book this will be sent to you as soon as it is picked from stock or arrives from the publisher or distributor, if you have ordered multiple books we will consolidate the order once all your books have arrived and dispatch the parcel or parcels by your chosen shipping method.
If for any reason we are informed of a delay, for example if a book ordered is undergoing a reprint, we will send you an e-mail to inform you of the situation as soon as we become aware.
We do recommend the use of our courier service for customers in hard to reach locations or where the mail service is unreliable. Our courier rates are very competitive and offer free tracking.
For any questions about Earthprint's publications, how to order, or your order status, please contact:
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Distribution and Storage
Distribution is one of the core services of our business and we have established a reputation for the efficient, timely and resourceful delivery of publications all around the world. We operate from warehouse facilities in Stevenage, England, which is designed especially for the storage of books with an established electronic stock control system. We recognise that every consignment needs to be accurately picked, perfectly packed and arrive on time.
Through our extensive global contacts we can arrange collection from any location worldwide and ship by air, sea or road to either our warehouse or a requested location. We have a long track record of meeting deadlines and regularly use our expertise to make recommendations as to the best means for delivery. Each consignment is handled with maximum efficiency and a very high level of customer care.
Earthprint is also a leading export bookseller and library supplier. With 25 years experience in over 150 countries, we offer one of the most sophisticated and cost-effective services available to libraries and educational institutions. We have links with all European, American and Asian publishing houses, so providing a book is in print we can supply it!
Earthprint’s streamlined approach to business and bespoke logistics systems keeps overheads down. This integrated approach coupled with the excellent support from publishing houses and distributors, results in competitively priced books which represent’s substantial cost savings for our customers and a distribution service partner to match.
Our distribution policy aims to reduce our carbon footprint. We are committed to minimizing the environmental impact of our working practices through continual review of our operations and products. We see this as on ongoing process and regularly review our activities. We subscribe to the following principles in our pursuit of sustainable development:
All of our staff are committed to ensuring that their working practices are as environmentally sound as possible. From only printing e-mails when absolutely necessary to recycling as many office bi-products as they can, we provide information and appropriate training for all staff.
When purchasing or outsourcing we look closely at our supplier’s environmental credentials and base our decisions on these activities as well as operational and financial criteria. Through doing this we hope to raise awareness of the importance of our environmental procedures and goals to all our stakeholders. We actively pursue open dialogue on environmental issues with our stakeholders at both national and international level.
We integrate environmental considerations into our core business activities. Environmental considerations are central factors in our investment decision, and we integrate sustainable development considerations into our corporate decision-making process. Therefore our environmental distribution policy means observing the mode of delivery in relation to client requirements and the environment i.e. for larger shipments we deliver by sea freight rather than by air, in order to deliver by the most environmentally friendly means possible. We regularly review our suppliers to ensure that they are doing what they can to help create an environmentally sound distribution policy.
We encourage responsible use, reuse and recycling of out products. We use the minimum packaging required in order to deliver our publications to customers in the best condition possible. This means that packages are as light as possible, which lowers carbon emissions during transportation, and it that there is less packaging to be disposed off once it has arrived at its destination. We aim to reduce our waste as much as possible and to promote the recovery; recycling and reuse of our products by helping our customers understand the environmental effects of our products throughout their life cycle.
We respect our publisher’s environmental policies and endeavor to co-operate with them in order to ensure that we follow their policies as closely as possible and promote environmentally friendly methods to them. We also engage with our partners in effective and transparent communication.
We operate in accordance with our corporate values and our principles of good business practice, carry out our operations responsibly and develop them in long-term cooperation with our partners.